1James Savage, John Farmer and Orlando Perry Dexter, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: A-C, Vol. 1, (1860-2).
"ALLEN, WILLIAM, Newbury, nam. by Coffin as of Salem 1638, but no support can be found for any other, so early, than him who had then occup. there for twelve yrs. and prob. he is more correct in placing him at Salisbury from 1639 to 50; m. Ann, d. of Richard Goodale, had Ann, b. 4 Jan. 1640; Hannah, 17 June 1642; Mary, 29 July 1644; Martha, 1646; John, 9 Oct. 1648; William, 2 Oct. 1650; Benjamin, 1652; Joseph, 13 Oct. 1653; Richard, 8 Nov. 1655; Ruth, 19 Feb. 1658; and Jeremiah, 17 Feb. 1659. In Salisbury he is commonly nam. with prefix of respect, as Mr. and he d. 18 June 1686. His will, of 16 Sept. 1674, with codic. 7 Nov. 1676, names w. Ann, wh. d. end of May 1678, s. John, William, Benjamin, Richard, and Jeremiah; ds. Abigail Wheeler, Hannah Ayer, Mary Hewes, and Martha Hubbard. His wid. Alice d. 1 Apr. 1687. Hannah m. 8 Oct. 1659, Peter Ayer.".