Thursday, September 1, 2022

Treasure Chest Thursday -- 1735 Death Record for Joseph Allen (1667-1735) of Dartmouth, Massachusetts

 It's time to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings for Treasure Chest Thursday.

The treasure today is the 1734/5 death record of Joseph Allen in Dartmouth, Massachusetts:

The death record for Joseph Allen is on the left page, at the bottom of the top cluster of Allen birth and death entries:
The transcription of this death record for Joseph Allen is:

"Joseph Allen deceased the last day of the month called January 1734/5."

The source citation for this record is:

"Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988," indexed database and digital images, (, "Dartmouth Births, Marriages and Deaths," Page 280 (image 520 of 2331), Joseph Allen death entry, 31 January 1734/5.

This record is probably a Derivative Source, with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the death of Joseph Allen.  The Original source is probably a Dartmouth town record book that is not now extant and was copied into this town record book.

Joseph Allen (1667-1735) was born in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, the son of John and Sarah (Holloway) Allen.  He married Rachel --?-- (1668-after 1721) in Portsmouth.  They had 5 children.

Joseph and Rachel (--?--) Allin are my 7th great-grandparents.  I am descended through their daughter Rachel Allin (1708-1801) of Dartmouth, Massachusetts, who married Ichabod Kirby (1705-1793) in 1733 in Dartmouth.


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