Isaac Allen II

1756–1854 (Age 97)
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Allen II was born on 3 December 1756, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Isaac Allen I, was 25 and his mother, Abigail White, was 36. He married Abigail Bradbury on 22 August 1782, in New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Minot, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1850. He died on 21 May 1854, in Minot, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Minot, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Allen II
Abigail Bradbury
Marriage: 22 August 1782
Eleanor A. Allen
Naomi Allen
Abigail Allen
Isaac Allen III
Moses O Allen
Thomas Allen
Ira Allen
Polly Allen
John Wright Allen
Bradbury Allen
Olive Allen
Thelesman Allen
Hannah Allen
Samuel Allen

Spouse & Children

22 August 1782
New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States


  • Eleanor A. Allen


  • Female1784–Female

  • Abigail Allen


  • Isaac Allen III


  • Moses O Allen


+9 More Children

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1760: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States

Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1783 · A Free America

Age 27

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from a Celtic personal name of great antiquity and obscurity. In England the personal name is now usually spelled Alan, the surname Allen; in Scotland the surname is more often Allan. Various suggestions have been put forward regarding its origin; the most plausible is that it originally meant ‘little rock’. Compare Gaelic ailín, diminutive of ail ‘rock’. The present-day frequency of the surname Allen in England and Ireland is partly accounted for by the popularity of the personal name among Breton followers of William the Conqueror, by whom it was imported first to Britain and then to Ireland. St. Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another St. Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Allen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isaac Or Dea Allen, "Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-1918"
  • Dea Isaac Allen, "Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990"

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