Joseph and Elizabeth (Parsons) Allen Family

         Ch. of (e) Joseph and Elizabeth (Parsons) Allen.
         1. Joseph: b. 1735 at Northampton, Mass.; m., 1757, Sarah Lyman.
            He removed to Pittsfield; was in the campaign under Montgomery
            against Quebec in 1775 and had a commission of Assistant Lieut.
            at the battle of Bennington. Sometime after the Revolution he
            moved to Charlotte, Vt. 9 ch.
         2. Jonathan: b. Dec. 15, 1737; had one son, Jonathan. See Chapter
            (H) for his military career.
         3. Thomas: b. 1743; m., 1768, Elizabeth, dau. of Rev. Jonathan
            Lee, of Salisbury, Conn., a descendant of Gov. Bradford, of Plymouth
            Colony; had 12 ch. For a short sketch of his life see
            Chapter (I).
         4. Moses: b. 1748. See Chapter (I).
         5. Solomon: b. Feb. 16, 1751; m., Aug. 15, 1771, Beulah Clapp; had
            7 ch. See Chapter (I).
         6. Elisha: b. Nov. 12, 1752; m., Feb. 6, 1777, Merab Clapp; bapt.
            Oct. 9, 1755; dau. of Jonathan and Submit (Strong) Clapp. He
            d. Nov. 22, 1796. Served in the Revolutionary War. Reached
            Bennington just after the battle and was assigned to have charge
            of the prisoners. 5 ch.
         7. Elijah: b. Dec. 1, 1754.



Seaver, Jesse Montgomery. Allen Family Records. American Historical-Genealogical Society, 1929.

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