Theophilus Allyn

Brief Life History of Theophilus

When Theophilus Allyn was born on 23 May 1759, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Allyn, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Phelps, was 29. He died on 29 March 1767, in his hometown, at the age of 7, and was buried in Old Wintonbury Cemetery, Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Allyn
1725–1781
Sarah Phelps
1729–1776
Thomas Allyn III
1751–
Luke Allyn
1753–1753
Luke Allen
1755–
Alexander Allyn
1757–1822
Theophilus Allyn
1759–1767
Elisha Allyn
1761–
Sarah Allyn
1763–
James Allyn
1766–
Eunice Allyn
1768–1794
Amelia Allyn
1768–
Elizabeth Allyn
1770–
Timothy Allyn
1773–1775

Sources (10)

  • Theophilus Allin, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Theophiluson Allyn, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Theophiluson Allyn, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

Name Meaning

English: variant of Allen . This surname is very rare in Britain.

History: Matthew Allyn was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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