ELEVENTH GENERATION
Married about 1694. (28)


1280. Elnathan Allen was born on Jan 7 1667 in Lancaster, MA.(68) Or, 27th according to NEHGR He died on Oct 1 1735. (69) "On Oct. 1, 1735, while standing on the hinder end of a cart load of stalks, his oxen started, whereby he fell off and was killed in his 69th year."

From Bent:

"Elnathan Allen was born in Lancaster, Msss., Jan. 7, 1667, but lived there only a very few years. He was a farmer, and received land in the northwest part of Watertown in 1694 from his father. Previous to 1702, however, he moved to Sudbury, where he remained until about 1722, when he removed to Hopkinton, where he was chosen the first town treasurer in 1724, for, though incorporated in 1715, the first town government was not organized until 1724. Hopkinton has received some noteriety by being the birth place of Capt. Danie Shays (1747-1825) the instigator of the Shays rebellion, and from being the residence of Sir Henry Frankland and Agnes Surriage, whose lives are so beautifully set forth in O.W. Holmes's poem "Agnes." Elnathan lived in Hopkinton until 1725 when he pushed on to Shrewsbury, in the heart of Worcester Co., Mass.. "On Oct 1, 1785, while standing on the hinder end of a cart he fell of and was killed in his 69th year." His estates were settled by his son-in-law, Edward Newton. Elnathan was a selectman of Shrewsbury in 1730 and in 1733. He married about 1694, Mercy, born Jan 1, 670, daughter of Henry Rice, and elder brother of Thomas. She Died in 1727, ae. (aged) 57.

"Children of Elnathan and Mercy:

Obediah
Elizabeth
Anna
Israel
Mary
Mary
Thankful"

From Swett-Allen:

"Elnathan Allen, son of Daniel and Mary (Wilder) Allen, was born in Lancaster, Mass., Jan. 7, 1667, but lived there only a very few years. He was a farmer, and received land in the northwest part of Watertown in 1694 from his father. Previous to 1702, however, he moved to Sudbury, where he remained until about 1722, when he removed to Hopkinton, where he was chosen the first town treasurer in 1724, for though incorporated in 1715, the first town government was not organized until 1724. Elnathan lived in Hopkinton until 1725 when he pushed on to Shrewsbury, in the heart of Worcester Co., Ma.. "On Oct 1, 1785, while standing on the hinder end of a cart he fell of and was killed in his 69th year." His estate was settled by his son-in-law, Edward Newton. Elnathan was a selectman of Shrewsbury in 1730 and in 1733. He married about 1694, Mercy, born Jan 1, 670, daughter of Henry Rice, and elder brother of Thomas. She Died in 1727, aged 57." 
1281. Mercy Rice was born on Jan 1 1670 in Sudbury, MA.(28) She died in 1727.(28)


Children were:

Obediah - Married Susannah Pratt, sister of Ephriam (The guy who lived to be 116)
Elizabeth
Anna
child640 i.  Israel Allen.
Mary
Mary
Thankful
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