Person:John Allis (1)

m. 1641
  1. John Allis1642 - 1691
  2. Samuel Allis1646/7 - 1691
  3. Josiah Allis1651 - 1651
  4. William Allis1653 - 1653
  5. Hannah Allis1653 - aft 1717
  6. Mary Allis1657 -
m. 14 Dec 1669
  1. Joseph Allis1670 - 1724
  2. Abigail Allis1672 - 1731
  3. Hannah Allis1673 - 1746
  4. Ichabod Allis1675 - 1747
  5. Eleazer Allis1677 - 1758
  6. Elizabeth Allis1679 -
  7. Lydia Allis1680 - 1691
  8. John Allis1682 -
  9. Rebecca Allis1683 -
  10. William Allis1684 - 1763
  11. Nathaniel Allis1685 - 1750
  12. Mary Allis1687 - 1688
Facts and Events
Name John Allis
Gender Male
Birth[1] 5 Mar 1642 Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 14 Dec 1669 to Mary Meekins
Death[2] Jan 1691 Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

Built many churches. He was erecting the first corn mill in Mill River when he died. He was the first town clerk of Hatfield and one of six men designated to survey and lay out the highway between Hadley and Windsor, CT. Fought in King Phillip's War and the Turner Falls Fight (a.k.a. Great Falls). Lived for a while in Hartford. Laid the foundation for the meeting house in Springfield,MA and hung the bell.

He served in King Philip's War and was in the fight at Great Falls on May, 19, 1676. Afterwards he was a captain in the militia. During the Hatfield massacre on September 19, 1675, his mother was killed, his barn was burned and his six year old daughter Abigail was taken to Canada by the Indians. She was ransomed eight months later.

6g grandfather of Emily Dickinson through daughter Elizabeth.

References
  1. Sprague, Waldo C. Vital Records and Church Records of Braintree, Massachusetts.
  2. Website citing: Whately 1771-1971, A New England Portrait.
  3.   Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 1:41-42.

    ALLIS, JOHN, Hatfield, s. of William, m. 14 Dec. 1669, Mary, wid. of Nathaniel Clark, d. of Thomas Meakins, had Joseph, b. 1670; Abigail, 25 Feb. 1672; Hannah, 9 Oct. 1673; Ichabod, 10 July 1675; Eleazer, 23 July 1677; Elizabeth 4 Apr. 1679; Lydia, 15 Aug. 1680, d. 1691; John, 10 May 1682; Rebecca, 16 Apr. 1683; William, 16 May 1684; Mary, 25 Aug. 1687, d. within 8 mos. and Nathaniel; but the oldest and the youngest are not on rec. Ten of these were liv. 1705. He was a capt. and carpenter, employ. in build. many chs. d. Jan. 1691. His wid. m. Samuel Belden, sen.