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us: Allen, Joel, 1755-1825


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  • Variants

    • us: Allen, J. (Joel), 1755-1825
    • us: Allen, John, 1755-1825
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1755-09-21
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1825-12-23
    • Birth Place

        Southington (Conn.)
    • Associated Locale

        Southington Conn.)
    • Associated Locale

        Middletown (Conn.)
    • Associated Locale

        Farmington (Conn.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

    • Occupation

        (itoamc) Engravers
          (itoamc) Painters
            (itoamc) Silversmiths
        • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

        • Earlier Established Forms

            Allen, Joel Knott, 1755-1825
        • Sources

          • found: Law, A. Select harmony, 1779: t.p. (J. Allen sculpsit; Farmington, 1779)
          • found: A select number of plain tunes, 1781: p. 1 (Joel Allen, sculpt.)
          • found: United States. Regulations for the order and discipline of the troops of the United States, 1787: ill. (J. Allen sct.)
          • found: Blodgett, W. A new and correct map of Connecticut, 1792: t.p. (Joel Allen script et sculpt)
          • found: Stone, J. The Columbian harmony, 1794: t.p. (J. Allen; engraver)
          • found: Singer's pocket companion, 1795: t.p. (J. Allen sct.)
          • found: Bates, A.C. An early Connecticut engraver and his work, 1906: p. 6, etc. (Joel Allen; of Southington; engraver; repaired clocks and watches; served as a fifer in the company of Noahdiah Hooker of Farmington during the Revolutionary War; later resided at Middletown; b. Southington, 1755, son of Daniel Allen; d. 1825)
          • found: Grolier Club. Catalogue of an exhibition of early American engraving upon copper, 1908: p. 5 (Joel Allen, 1755-1825; self-taught engraver, active from about 1779; born and died in Connecticut)
          • found: Middlebrook, L.F. Seals of maritime New England, 1926: p. 39 (Joel Allen; of Southington, Conn.; probably engraved the Middletown, Conn. city seals; b. 1755; d. 1825, Middletown)
          • found: Benezit (Allen, Joel, 1755-1825; engraver; b. Farmington, Conn.)
          • found: Ancestry, via WWW, Apr. 5, 2017: Connecticut Town Birth Records (Joel Allen; b. Southington, 21 Sept. 1755, son of Daniel; m. Lucy Newell, 1778) Connecticut, Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions (Joel Allen; d. Dec. 23, 1825, age 70)
          • found: New York Historical Society's dictionary of artists in America, 1957 (Allen, Joel Knott, 1755-1825; note: entry is immediately followed by that for Joel Nott Allen, 1866-1940, portrait painter)
          • found: Allg. K√ľnstler-Lexikon (Allen, Joel Nott, 1755-1825; forename also given as John; painter of miniatures, engraver and silversmith)
          • found: MWA/NAIP files, Apr. 5, 2017 (access point: Allen, Joel, 1755-1825; note: his name having been confused in some sources with that of portrait painter Joel Nott Allen (1866-1940), he has mistakenly been attributed with having the middle name Knott or Nott, but there is no evidence that he had any middle name whatsoever)
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          • 1997-01-24: new
          • 2017-04-06: revised
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