This name, with its variants of Allan, Allin, Alleyn and several others, is among the most common American surnames, and many different Allen families are found in New Jersey prior to 1750.The principal groups are those descended from the following, and the counties in this state where their descendants were chiefly located in early colonial days are indicated.
Charles Allen of Elizabethtown, New Jersey
Descendants mainly found in Essex(Union) County
Edward Allen of Ipswich, Massachusetts
Descendants mainly found in Morris County
George Allen of Sandwich, Massachusetts
Descendants mainly found in Monmouth County
Matthew Allen of Chester, Burlington County, New Jersey
Descendants mainly found in Burlington County
Ralph Allen of Sandwich, Massachusetts
Descendants mainly found in Monmouth, Burlington and Salem Counties
Roger Alling of New Haven, Connecticut – some of the descendants used the spelling Allen, but for the main, used the Alling spelling. Where's Samuel of braintree I don't know. There maybe more.