John/3s Steele

M, #931, (9 March 1707 - 21 February 1793)
Father*Barrett Steele1 b. s 1675, d. 4 Dec 1713
Mother*Mary/2s Brooks1 b. 11 Jul 1677
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks (#1)
Descendants of William/1s Brooks (#2)
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of Abigail/3s Brooks
Descendants of Mary/2s Brooks
Last Edited:21 Aug 2017

Children with Abigail/3s Brooks:

John/3s Steele was born 9 Mar 1707 at Springfield, Massachusetts.1 Then of Westfield, he married, 7 Mar 1727/28 at Springfield (int. 17 Feb), his 1st cousin Abigail/3s Brooks of S., daughter of Benjamin/2s Brooks and Mary Barnard.2 She died 12 Aug 1774.1 He died 21 Feb 1793, at the house of Ezra Stebbins in Longmeadow, a. 85.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S27] Thomas B. Warren, "Springfield Families," 581-82, Barrett Steel.
  2. [S1594] Springfield VR, Book 1, p. 130, Abigail Brookes/John Steele, int., m.
  3. [S27] Warren, "Springfield Families," 583, John (2.) Steele.

John/2 Allen

M, #932, (29 August 1659 - 11 May 1704)
Father*Edward/1 Allen1 d. 22 Nov 1696
Mother*Sarah Kimball1 b. s 1638, d. 12 Jun 1696
Last Edited:27 Jul 2017

Children with Elizabeth Pritchard:

  • John/3 Allen7 b. 21 Dec 1682, d. 3 Apr 1683
  • John/3 Allen+8 b. 19 Jan 1684, d. 30 Nov 1761
  • Richard/3 Allen9 b. 17 Sep 1685, d. 8 Jun 1696
  • Elizabeth/3 Allen10 b. 4 Nov 1686, d. 26 Apr 1755
  • Sarah/3 Allen11 b. 4 Jan 1688, d. 14 May 1715
  • Joseph/3 Allen12 b. 28 Mar 1691
  • Benjamin/3 Allen13 b. 8 Apr 1693, d. 23 Feb 1742
  • Ebenezer/3 Allen14 b. 16 Aug 1696
John/2 Allen, born 29 Aug 1659 at Ipswich, Massachusetts1, removed with his father circa 1679 to Suffield, Connecticut2, where he had a grant of 40 acres, 1678, and was located at the ferry, 1704.3 There he married, 22 Feb 1681/82, Elizabeth Pritchard, daughter of William Pritchard and Hannah (–?–).4,5 They went by 1686 to Deerfield, Massachusetts, where he was killed by Indians 11 May 1704.6 The Suffield Historical Society reports that Elizabeth died at Deerfield the same day, but her death record is not found with John's.6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1333] Vital Records of Ipswich Massachusetts To the end of the year 1849, 1:16, John Allen b.
  2. [S810] Hezekiah S. Sheldon, Documentary History of Suffield, 29, Sketches of Proprietors.
  3. [S810] Sheldon, Hist. Suffield, 26-28, Sketches of Proprietors.
  4. [S930] Pynchon Manuscript Records, 2, John Allyn/Elizabeth Pritchard m.
  5. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Suffield VR, John Allen/Elizabeth Pritchett m.
  6. [S1621] Suffield Historical Society web pages, "Early Families," John Allen,.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Suffield VR, John Allen b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Suffield VR, John Allen b.; d.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Suffield VR, Richard Allen b.
  10. [S20] Vital Records of Deerfield Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 1:12, Elizabeth Allyn b.
  11. [S20] Deerfield VR, 1:12, Sarah Allyn b.
  12. [S20] Deerfield VR, 1:12, Joseph Allyn b.
  13. [S20] Deerfield VR, 1:12, Benjamin Allyn b.
  14. [S20] Deerfield VR, 1:12, Ebenezer Allyn b.

Edward/1 Allen

M, #933, ( - 22 November 1696)
Last Edited:27 Jul 2017

Children with Sarah Kimball:

  • John/2 Allen+6 b. 29 Aug 1659, d. 11 May 1704
  • Sarah/2 Allen7 b. 4 Jul 1661
  • Edward/2 Allen8 b. 1 May 1662, d. 1740
  • Sarah/2 Allen7 b. 1 Mar 1664
  • Elizabeth/2 Allen9 b. 20 Dec 1666
  • William/2 Allen10 b. 12 Mar 1668, d. 15 Nov 1711
  • Martha/2 Allen11 b. circa 1671, d. 23 Feb 1697/98
  • Benjamin/2 Allen12 b. 1672
  • David/2 Allen13 b. 1 Feb 1675
  • Abigail/2 Allen+14 b. 25 Mar 1678
  • Samuel/2 Allen11 b. circa 1680, d. 28 Nov 1730
  • Mary/2 Allen15 b. 9 Apr 1683
  • Caleb/2 Allen16 b. 31 Mar 1685, d. 23 Sep 1761
Edward/1 Allen (Allyn), "according to tradition, came from Scotland, 1636; had been a soldier under Cromwell …"1 He had a farm granted him at Dedham, Massachusetts, 1649; freeman, 1666.1 He married, 24 Nov 1658 at Ipswich, Massachusetts, Sarah Kimball.2 In 1670 his Ipswich barn was struck by lightning and burned, consuming 60 loads of barley.1 He removed with his family to Suffield, Connecticut circa 1679, where he had a grant of 60 acres the preceding year. "His farm was at the Ferry [1696], where Edward, John and William, three of his sons, had farms adjoining."1 One of 34 qualified voters at Suffield's first town meeting, 9 Mar 1681/82. His son Edward was admitted an inhabitant of Springfield, Massachusetts, 23 Dec 1684.3
     Mary Allen died at Suffield 12 Jun 1696.4 Edward died there 22 Nov following.1,5 Inventory, £256.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S810] Hezekiah S. Sheldon, Documentary History of Suffield, 29, Sketches of Proprietors.
  2. [S1333] Vital Records of Ipswich Massachusetts To the end of the year 1849, 2:20, Edward Allin/Sarah Kimball m.
  3. [S1108] Burt & Burt, Life & Times of Henry Burt, 123.
  4. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Suffield VR, Sarah Adams d.
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Suffield VR, Edward Adams d.
  6. [S1333] Ipswich VR, 1:16, John Allen b.
  7. [S1333] Ipswich VR, 1:16, Sarah Allen b.
  8. [S1333] Ipswich VR, 1:16, Edward Allen b.
  9. [S1333] Ipswich VR, 1:16, Elizabeth Allen b.
  10. [S1333] Ipswich VR, 1:16, William Allen b.
  11. [S1621] Suffield Historical Society web pages, "Early Families," John Allen,.
  12. [S1333] Ipswich VR, 1:16, Benjamin Allen b.
  13. [S1333] Ipswich VR, 1:16, David Allen b.
  14. [S1333] Ipswich VR, 1:15, Abigaill Allen b.
  15. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Suffield VR, Mary Allen b.
  16. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Suffield VR, Caleb Allen b.

Abigail Severance

F, #934, (27 April 1696 - 17 September 1770)
Father*Ebenezer Severance1 b. s 1666
Mother*Mary (–?–)1 b. s 1668
Last Edited:1 Jan 2016

Children with John/3 Allen:

  • Abigail/4 Allen+5 b. 27 May 1717, d. 30 Sep 1745
  • Elizabeth/4 Allen6 b. 1 May 1718, d. 23 May 1718
  • John/4 Allen7 b. 2 May 1719
  • Ebenezer/4 Allen8 b. 11 Jan 1720/21, d. 11 Apr 1723
  • Elizabeth/4 Allen9 b. 24 Mar 1722
  • Sarah/4 Allen+10 b. 2 Feb 1723/24
  • Noah/4 Allen11 b. 24 Sep 1727
  • Eunice/4 Allen12 b. 19 Sep 1729, d. 16 Jan 1743/44
  • Rebecca/4 Allen13 b. 9 Feb 1730/31
  • David/4 Allen14 b. 2 Oct 1732
  • Rhoda/4 Allen15 b. 7 Aug 1734
  • Thankful/4 Allen16 b. 8 Dec 1736
  • Experience/4 Allen17 b. 20 Dec 1738, d. 27 Jan 1738/39
Abigail Severance, born 27 Apr 1696 at Deerfield, Massachusetts1, there married, 21 Jun 1716, John/3 Allen Jr., son of John/2 Allen and Elizabeth Pritchard.2 They lived in that part of Deerfield which became Greenfield, where he died 30 Nov 1761, a. 773, and she 17 Sep 1770 at age 74.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S20] Vital Records of Deerfield Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 111, Abigaill Severance b.
  2. [S20] Deerfield VR, 148, Jno. Allen/Abigal Severance m.
  3. [S11] Vital Records of Greenfield, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, 242, John Allen d.
  4. [S11] Greenfield VR, 241, Abigail Allen d.
  5. [S20] Deerfield VR, 12, Abigail Allyn b.
  6. [S20] Deerfield VR, 12, Elisabeth Allyn b.; 254, d.
  7. [S20] Deerfield VR, 12, John Allyn b.
  8. [S20] Deerfield VR, 12, Ebenezer Allyn b.; 253, Ebenezer Allen d.
  9. [S20] Deerfield VR, 10, Elisabeth Allen b.
  10. [S20] Deerfield VR, 11, Sarah Allen b.
  11. [S20] Deerfield VR, 11, Noah Allen b.
  12. [S20] Deerfield VR, 10, Eunice Allen b.; 253, d.
  13. [S20] Deerfield VR, 11, Rebeckah Allen b.
  14. [S20] Deerfield VR, 10, David Allen b.
  15. [S20] Deerfield VR, 11, Rhode Allen b.
  16. [S20] Deerfield VR, 11, Thankfull Allen b.
  17. [S20] Deerfield VR, 10, Experiance Allen b.; 253, d.

Lydia/4s Brooks

F, #937, (11 November 1750 - )
Father*Benjamin/3s Brooks1 b. 26 Feb 1717/18, d. 15 Jun 1786
Mother*Mary Miller1 b. s 1732
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Joseph/2s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/3s Brooks
Last Edited:8 Aug 2014
Lydia/4s Brooks was born 11 Nov 1750 at Northfield, Massachusetts.2,1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1188] George Sheldon, A History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2:91.
  2. [S269] George Sheldon and J.H. Temple, History of Northfield, 413.

Benjamin/4s Brooks

M, #938, (12 July 1752 - )
Father*Benjamin/3s Brooks1 b. 26 Feb 1717/18, d. 15 Jun 1786
Mother*Mary Miller1 b. s 1732
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Joseph/2s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/3s Brooks
Last Edited:29 Jul 2017
Benjamin/4s Brooks was born 12 Jul 1752 at Northfield, Massachusetts.2,1 Seaver says he settled there (confusing the son, born at Northfield, with his father, who removed there).3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1188] George Sheldon, A History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2:91.
  2. [S269] George Sheldon and J.H. Temple, History of Northfield, 413.
  3. [S422] J. Montgomery Seaver, Brooks Family History, 16.

Mary/4s Brooks

F, #939, (2 March 1754 - )
Father*Benjamin/3s Brooks1 b. 26 Feb 1717/18, d. 15 Jun 1786
Mother*Mary Miller1 b. s 1732
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Joseph/2s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/3s Brooks
Last Edited:21 Jan 2016
Mary/4s Brooks, born 2 Mar 1754 at Northfield, Massachusetts2,1, married, 1 Jun 1775, Joseph Fuller.2,1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1188] George Sheldon, A History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2:91.
  2. [S269] George Sheldon and J.H. Temple, History of Northfield, 413.