Cliff McCarthy, 2016
Last Updated 2 February 2018
Sergt. Samuel Alling, of New Haven, Connecticut was a blacksmith like his father. He was the son of Roger and Mary (Nash) Alling. Samuel married (1) Elizabeth, daughter of John Winston, who bore him six sons, and died in 1682. He married (2) Sarah, daughter of Deacon John Chidsey (or Chedsey), by whom he had two sons and three daughters.
At the New Haven Court session of 11 February 1666, Samuel Alling was among “sundry young persons disorderly meeting together at the shop of John Winston, and drinking of liquor to excess & drunkenness, when their parents & Masters of most of them were humbling themselves before ye lord in an extraordinary manner.” Samuel Alling was fined 5 shillings. A few months later, he married John Winston’s daughter.
At a Town Meeting held 23 November 1674, Samuel Alling was chosen “Keeper of the brand booke.” This would be the record of the brand marks for owners of horses and cattle. In 1678, he was chosen constable, along with Jeremiah How.
Samuel Alling left no will before he died on 28 August 1709. On the 20th October 1709, his wife was appointed administratrix of his estate and Joseph Moss and John Punderson appraised the estate, which was inventoried at 526 pounds, 7 shillings. Samuel, the eldest son, received a double portion at 96 pounds, and Roger had already received his part. The other eight children were given 48 pounds each. John was given a right in the homestead, which was on the corner of Church and Center streets in New Haven, and other property. Daniel and Caleb received land at Oyster Point. In 1711 Caleb and Esther chose Sarah, their mother, to be their guardian.
In all, Samuel Alling had seven sons and three daughters that lived to maturity, and had families. Samuel, the eldest son, settled in Newark, N. J., and his brother John at Elizabeth, N. J. James resided at Wallingford, Conn.; Theophilus removed to East Haven; Daniel lived at Orange, Conn., and Caleb at Hamden, Conn.
Children of Samuel & Elizabeth (Winston) ALLING & Sarah (Chidsey) ALLING
SAMUEL ALLING was born Bef. 4 November 1645 in New Haven, New Haven, CT, and died 28 August 1709 in New Haven, New Haven, CT. He married (1) ELIZABETH WINSTON 24 October 1667 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT, daughter of JOHN WINSTON and ELIZABETH. She was born 11 December 1649 in New Haven, New Haven, CT, and died 8 December 1682 in New Haven, New Haven, CT. He married (2) SARAH CHIDSEY 26 October 1683 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT, daughter of JOHN CHIDSEY and ELIZABETH. She was born 21 October 1653 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT.
Children of SAMUEL ALLING and ELIZABETH WINSTON are:
i. SAMUEL ALLING, b. 16 October 1668; m. SARAH (poss. CURRY).
ii. JOHN ALLING, b. 27 March 1671; m. ABIGAIL GRANNIS.
iii. JAMES ALLING, b. 29 July 1673; m. ABIGAIL PECK; b. 6 March 1673/74.
iv. ROGER ALLING, b. 9 December 1675; d. 2 May 1676.
v. ROGER ALLING, b. 28 July 1677; d. April 1759, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; m. (1) SUSANNA HOLT, 5 February 1707/08, New Haven, CT; d. 4 June 1712; m. (2) RUTH, Aft. June 1712.
vi. THEOPHILUS ALLING, b. 17 February 1678/79; d. 1757; m. (1) LYDIA SMITH, 17 June 1708, New Haven, CT; m. (2) ELIZABETH CHIDSEY; b. 6 February 1692/93, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT.
Children of SAMUEL ALLING and SARAH CHIDSEY are:
vii. SARAH ALLING, b. 17 January 1685/86, New Haven, CT; d. 27 November 1761, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; m. DAVID PUNDERSON, 27 December 1716, New Haven, CT; b. 3 November 1686, New Haven, CT; d. 18 September 1731, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT.
viii. DANIEL ALLING, b. Bef. 8 April 1688; d. 1756; m. REBECCA COOPER, 10 January 1711/12, New Haven, CT; b. Abt. 1689.
ix. ELIZABETH ALLING, b. November 1691; d. April 1767; m. (1) JOHN MORRIS, 24 December 1713, New Haven, CT; m. (2) ISAAC DICKERMAN, 12 June 1754; b. 7 November 1677; d. 1758.
x. CALEB ALLING, b. 7 September 1694, New Haven, New Haven, CT; d. 19 December 1756, New Haven, New Haven, CT; m. (1) HANNAH BISHOP, 19 March 1718/19, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; b. 3 September 1696, New Haven, New Haven, CT; d. 19 December 1719, New Haven, New Haven, CT; m. (2) THANKFUL MIX, 8 February 1721/22, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; b. 3 October 1695, New Haven, New Haven, CT; m. (3) HANNAH ALLING, 30 January 1744/45, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; b. 20 October 1709.
xi. ESTHER ALLING, b. 10 January 1696/97; d. 15 August 1776, Stamford, Dutchess Co., NY; m. SAMUEL THOMPSON, 20 January 1718/19, New Haven, CT.
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