NameMatthew ALLEN [175]
Birthabt 1629, England [1046], [502]
Birth MemoAge 6 in 1635 but 16 in 1643
Immigration6 May 1635, Weymouth, MA aboard the Speedwell (Hull’s Colony)
Immi MemoWith parents
Moveabt 1658, Dartmouth, Bristol, MA [1046]
Will7 Feb 1687/8, Bristol Co, MA [175, See notes for text]
Will MemoProven 23 May 1695
FatherGeorge ALLEN (1578-br. 1648)
MotherKatherine (Allen) (~1605->1670)
Marriage6 Jun 1657, Sandwich, Barnstable, MA [202]
SpouseSarah KIRBY
Birthabt 1637, Sandwich, Barnstable, MA
Death22 Mar 1711, Sandwich, Barnstable, MA [202]
FatherRichard KIRBY (~1610-<1688)
MotherJane (---?---) (~1615-br. 1650)
Birth8 Apr 1659, Sandwich, Barnstable, MA [202]
Deathbef 1724, Rhode Island [688]
Marriageabt 1678
2 FMiriam Allen [175]
BirthJun 1661, Sandwich, Barnstable, MA [567]
DeathApr 1732, Newport, Newport Co, RI [79, d. 1732, Newport], [567]
SpouseJames Easton
3 FDeborah Allen [175]
Birth1 May 1663, Sandwich, Barnstable Co, MA [567]
Death31 May 1669, Dartmouth, Bristol Co, MA [1046]
4 MSamuel Allen [175]
Birth16 Feb 1665/6, Sandwich, Barnstable Co, MA [1046]
Birth MemoOver 21 in 1688
Deathaft 1688
Death MemoEx. of father’s will
5 FMary Allen [175]
BirthNov 1668, Sandwich, Barnstable Co, MA [567]
Birth MemoOver 18 in 1688
Deathaft 1688
SpouseWilliam Wood
6 FHassadyah Allen [175]
Birth2 Apr 1671, Sandwich, Barnstable Co, MA [1046]
Deathaft 1688 [175]
Death MemoUnder 21
7 MMatthew Allen [175]
Birth10 Jun 1677, Sandwich, Barnstable Co, MA [567]
Birth MemoUnder 21 in 1688
Death1760, Washington Co, RI [1046]
SpouseElizabeth Proctor
Marriageabt 1700
Notes for Matthew ALLEN
He was a Quaker. He left Weymouth, England, on board the "Speedwell," 20 Mar 1635, arriving in Boston, MA, on 6 May 1635. [1002] (GM calls it an “unnamed ship”)

Savage's: MATTHEW, Sandwich 1643, s. of George the first of the same, liv. later at Dartmouth, there (as I learn from the Quaker rec.) by w. Sarah (whose surname was Kirby), m. June 1 1657, had Dorothy, b. 8 Apr. 1659; Miriam, June 1661; Deborah, May 1663; Samuel, Feb. 1666; Mary, Nov. 1668; Ahazadiah, not s. 27 Apr. 1671; and Matthew, 10 June 1677.
Will notes for Matthew ALLEN
The Last will & Testament of me Mathew [sic] Allen of the town of Dartmouth In the county of Bristoll [sic] being Sick & weak in Body but of Sound mind and Perfect memory, do in manner and form following: First I will that all just Debts Be faithfully & truly Discharged. Item I give unto John Calvin my son in law And Dorothy his wiffe [sic] that thirteen pounds money being Due to me the said Mathew [sic] Allen by Bill or Bond Dated the fifteenth Day of Febry one thousand
Six hundred eightty [sic] & three. Item my will is that my loving wife Sarah Allen Shall
have convenient house & room and a suittable [sic] maintenance out of my Estate during her
widow hood [sic] and at her Day of marriage to forgoe the same & then to [ ] [ ] Neat Cattle
not Exceeding three years old Nor under two years old. Item I give unto my son Samuel
Allen the one halfe of all my lands that I have in the town aforesaid both divided &
undivided upland & meadows. Item I give to my Son Mathew [sic] Allen the other halfe
[sic] of all my uplands and Meadows that lyeth in the town aforesaid, and that Samuel
Deliver said land to his Brother Mathew [sic] when he Cometh to the age of one & twenty
years. Item I give unto my Daughter Miriam Easton one Cow. Item I give unto my
Daughter Deborah Allen one cow. I give unto my Daughter Mary Allen one Cow. Item I
give unto my Daughter Hassadyah Allen one Cow to be Delivered unto the said Hassahdiah
when she Comes to the age of Eighteen Years of Aged. Item I give unto my Son Mathew
[sic] Allen one Cow & to be Delivered unto the Said Mathew [sic] at the age of one &
twenty years. And all the Rest & Residue of my Personal Estate Goods & Chattells whatso
Ever [sic] I Doe [sic] give & bequeath unto my Lovenig [sic] wife Sarah Allen My full &
Sole Exeratrise [sic] of this my last will & Testament. Also I Doe [sic] Desire Henry
Tabor John Russel and Nathaniel Howland Ederatrises [sic] where & when she stands in
Need. In witness whereof I have sett [sic] my hand this Seventh Day of February in the year
one thousand Six hundred Eighty Eight.

Signed and Sealed in the pressence [sic] of John Russell, Thomas Taber, Val Hudleston;
Mathew [X mark] Allen [Seal]
Notes for Sarah KIRBY
- 3 Feb 1656/1657 a complaint was made at the Court of Assistants of Plymouth Colony against Sarah, the daughter of Richard Kirby, and her sister Jane for "disturbance by them made in the publicke worship of God on the Lords day att Sandwidge, by opposing the speaker amongst them." They were both sentenced to be whipped, but the sentence of Jane was suspended and she was given a warning to offend no more. [1002]
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