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Capt James ALLEN

Capt James ALLEN[1]

Male 1735 - 1789  (53 years)

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  • Name James ALLEN 
    Prefix Capt 
    Born 5 Dec 1735  Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    American Revolution
    Military Flag
    Military American Revolution - Lexington Alarm, Capt Nathan Mitchell; Col John Barlay’s Regt: Maj, Capt  [2
    Died 10 Jan 1789  Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I22005  main
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2009 

    Father James ALLEN,   b. 7 Aug 1704, Braintree, Norfolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1778, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Mary PACKARD,   b. 23 Jul 1716, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1766, Gloucester, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1732  Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha HAYWARD,   b. Abt 1744, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 May 1761  Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8055  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Maj James Allen, Jr of Bridgewater was Lieutenant in Capt Nathan Mitchell’s Company, which marched on the alarm of 19 Apr 1775, service 11 days. Was a Capt in Col John Barlay’s (later Gen Thomas) regiment, muster roll dated 1 Aug 1775, re-enlisted 1 May 1773, service 3 months, 1 week, 1 day. Commissioned Maj 19 May 1775, returned to camp at Roxbury 11 Jun 1775 and 3 Aug 1775. Company returned to Roxbury 6 Oct 1775. 6th Company Col John Thomas, 3rd Plymouth Co Regt, list of officers of MA, militia commisioned 23 Mar 1776. Col Simon Cory Regt, pay abstracts for rations near NY dated 9 Aug 1776. Receipt for travel allowance dated Camp Chelsea 20 Aug 1776. A receipt for wages for service 1 Oct to 12 Dec 1776, dated Corland Manor. Major Eliplalet Cory Regt service 23 days on an alarm at Rhode Island, stationed at Bristol, RI. Roll dated 19 Apr 1771, Maj Cory’s Regt. Enlisted 30 Jul 1780, discharged 7 Aug 1780. Service 11 days Rhode Island. [4, 5, 6, 7]

  • Sources 
    1. [S44] Orcutt_001 gedcom file, Robert Waddell.

    2. [S24] Daughters of the American Revolution, A001603.

    3. [S24] Daughters of the American Revolution.

    4. [S1] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (NEHGS, Boston, MA), 65:213.

    5. [S50] DAM. Genealogy of the Dame Family, Edmunds, Della Dame, (LDS Microfilm Library).

    6. [S10] DAME. The Dame Genealogy, Bryden, Rev G. MacLaren, (Richmond, VA. 1890).

    7. [S4] Maine and New Hampshire, Genealogical Dictionary of , Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby and Walter Goodwin Davis, (The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, Portland, ME. 1928-1939), 181.