Joseph Alleine (1634-1668)/Notes

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Given Name: Joseph Surname: Alleine Birth: 1633 in Devises, Wiltshire, England Death: 17 Nov 1668 in Tauton, England

Author of "Alarm to the unconverted", also published as "Sure Guide to Heaven". Llived in wilton, somerset,

Will dated October 16,1667; Repository: British National Archives, Kew, England (Need full citation, source details) Joseph Alleine, of Wilton, Co Somerset, Gentleman

proved Feb 4, 1668-9, by his relict, Theodoshia Allien. He states his desire to be buried at St. Magdalene's Taunton,where he had been vicar, 1642-1662. He bequeathed to his wife L320, Other bequests made to

  • his brother Timothy,
  • his niece Joane Alleine,
  • his nephews Zachary, and Mark,
  • his niece Hester Alleine
  • his friends, Mr. John Mallacke of Fullands and Mr.Richard Alleine of Frome, his trustees,
  • his father in law Mr.Richard Alleine,
  • his mother in law, the relict of his father

He also names

  • his brother, Francis Alleine,
  • his brother in law, Alleine, and
  • his brother, Norman.

The inscription on his monument in taunton church is as follows:

Hic jacet dominus Josephus Alleine Holocaustum tauntoneuses, et deo, et vobis. This is commonly translated: "Here Mr. Joseph Alleine lyes to god and you a sacrifice"

An alternative translation would be

Here lies Master Josephus Alleine
A Sacrifice to Taunton, and to God, and to You.

Father: Tobias {Tobie} ALLEINE b: Bef 1597 Mother: Elizabeth NORTHIE b: Abt 1590

Marriage 1 Theodoshia Alleine b: Abt 1630 in England Married: 4 Oct 1655 in Ditcheat, Somerset, England Children

Isabella ALLEINE b: Aft 1655 in Ditcheat, Somerset, England

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