John Allen, aged 43.

Son of Ebenezer Allen Sr. and of Meribah (Frazier) Allen. B. 11 Sept. 1771, probably at Boston. On 17 March 1776, he embarked with his family for Halifax when Boston was evacuated by the British Army. M. 17 Jan. 1793 to Sarah Stayner, b. at Boston 31 March 1776, dau. of Richard and Sarah (Mather) Stayner. He lives on the Old Preston Road--about a third of a mile to the north of Colin Grove--where he operates a well-known tannery and has a large family of 12 children--13 if you count the oldest, who was married five years ago at age 16 and widowed two years later. (D. 12 Jan. 1849.)