There were two separate and distinct David Allen’s with their families who lived in the Putney – Westminster - Rockingham area of Windham County.
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DAVID ALLEN, the son of David and Lydia (Leach) Allen, was born 2 Mar 1800 Hopkington NH (IGI) and died 9 May 1889, age 89-2-7 in Westminster, old age, farmer, widower, b. Hopkinton NH (8:93) (11:31, son of David & Lydia (Leach) Allen).
David Allen married MARY LEACH on
Children of David and Mary (Leach) Allen:
a. MARY JANE ALLEN born
b. LUCY BALDWIN ALLEN born
c. CLARINDA PRENTISS ALLEN born
d. ELIZABETH ORIAMIA ALLEN, dau David and Mary Allen, born 7 Aug 1836 NH and died 9 Nov 1869, 33-4-x, consumption, b. Newport NH (7:227) (1850 Census, age 13).
David Allen, of
Wr, age 69, farmer, b. Hopkinton NH, son David and Lydia (Leech), 2nd m., MARY PETTINGILL (KILBURN) SHUTE, 6 May
Mary P. Kilburn married (1) George S. SHUTE on
Census: 1850, Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH --- David Allen, age 51, b. NH, occupation “none;” Mary Allen, age 53, b. NH; Lucy B. Allen, age 17, b. NH; Clarinda P. Allen, age 15, b. NH; Elizabeth O. Allen, age 13, b. NH; Mehitable Quint (?), age 21, b. NH; George Clapbourn, age 23, b. Maine, mason.
Census: 1860, Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH --- David Allen, age 60, b. NH, laborer; Mary Allen, age 62, b. NH; Elizabeth O. Allen, age 24, b. NH, Op. Woolen Mill; Lucy B., age 27, b. NH, Op. Woolen Mill; Frank Adams, age 24, b. VT, mechanic.
Census: 1870, Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH --- David Allen, age 71, b. NH, laborer; Mary Allen, age 52, b. MA, keeping house; Benj Franklin (?) [SHUTE], age 22, b. MA, machinist,; Isaac H. Stacey, age 37, b. ME, saloon keeper; Sarah Stacey, age 31, b. ME.
Census: 1880, Wesminster, Windham Co., VT --- Susie L. Leach, head of household, single, age 44, b. VT, father b. VT, mother b. NH; Mabel Leach, niece, single, age 16, b. VT, father b. VT, mother b. NH; David Allen, uncle, married, age 80, b. NH, parents b. MA; Fred Keach, single, age 18, b. VT, father b. VT, mother b. [not shown], farm laborer.
Census:1860, Ward 1, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA --- John Poor, age 55, b. MA; Mary Poor, age 45, b. MA; Mary P. KILBURN, age 71, b. MA; Mary P. SHUTE, age 41, b. MA, operative in mill; Joseph W. Shute, age 16, b. MA, shoemaker; Benj. C. Shute, age 13, b. MA.
Parents of this David Allen and their family:
DAVID ALLEN married LYDIA LEACH about 1798 in Hopkington, Merrimack Co., NH.
Children of David and Lydia (Leach) Allen:
1.* DAVID ALLEN -- see above
Children of Joseph and Jerusha (Allen) Leach:
a. EMILY HENRIETTA LEACH,
dau Joseph and Jerusha (Allen) Leach, died
1) Arthur A. Ward, son LaFayette and Emily H. (Leach) Ward, died 9 Dec 1894, age 40-6-28, consumption, farmer, married, b. Rockingham (8:103).
b. JOHN S. LEACH, son Joseph and Jerusha
(Allen) Leach, died
J. LEACH, of Wr, age 39, b. Rockingham, dau Joseph and Jerusha (Allen), 1st m., and D. NEWTON VOORHEES,
25 Dec 1878. At
d. DAVID WARNER LEACH, of Wr, 28, farmer,
b. Rockingham, son Joseph and Jerusha
(Allen), 2nd m., and ADA L. SPAULDING,
8 Dec 1870. At
3. FANNY ALLEN born 10 Dec 1802 Hopkington NH (IGI).
4. ____ ALLEN born abt 1804 Hopkington NH
5. FANNY ALLEN born 10 Nov 1806 Hopkington NH (IGI). Ann was born cal 11 Nov 1805 in Hopkington NH and died 1 Nov 1863, 57-11-20, tumor on face (25 years), married, b. Hopkinton NH (6:44) (Rockingham2:790, wife of Ira Wiley). Fanny married IRA WILEY on 27 May 1826 (IGI, Hopkington NH). Ira, the son of Robert and Abigail (---) Wiley, was born 4 Jan 1802 (Rockingham4, 138).
Children of Ira and Fanny (Allen) Wiley:
a. FRANCES H. WILEY, of Wr, age 42, b. Rockingham, dau Ira and Fanny (Allen), 1st m., and JOHN H. SMITH, 12 Nov 1874. At Westminster by P. F. Barnard, Minister of the Gospel, Wr (7:11) (11:77).
6. CLARINDA ALLEN born 1807 Hopkington NH (IGI).
7. HANNAH ALLEN born 1809 Hopkington NH (IGI).
8. ____ ALLEN born ca1812 Hopkington NH (IGI).
9. JONATHAN ALLEN born 14 Sep 1814 Hopkington NH (IGI).
10. SEWELL ALLEN born 1816 Hopkington NH (IGI).
DAVID ALLEN, M.D., son of Silas and Esther (
He married (1) ELIZABETH GRAVES on
1. _____ ALLEN, child died 29 Jan 1829 (g.s., WW Cem)
2. TIMOTHY FIELD
3. MERANDA ALLEN born ca 1843 (age 7, 1850 Census Putney)
One David Allen of Putney married MARY FIELD on
David Allen of Putney (70 yrs, physician) married (2) SOPHRONIA
H. HOUGHTON of
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