Name

Isaac Allerton

Career

Business/Commerce

Occupation 1

Merchant

Identifier

Plymouth

Region

NA/New England region

Era

Europe's Maritime Reconnaissance, 1350-1640

Born

1586

Died

1659

Text

Leading merchant and agent of the infant Plymouth Colony, having come over on the Mayflower in 1620. Charged with financial malfeasance by Plymouth authorities in the 1630s, he moved first to Maine, then Marblehead and then to Dutch New York. He then moved yet again to New Haven in 1646, where he made and lost fortunes in the Virginia and West Indies trade. he died penniless.

Related Locations

Plymouth
Plymouth Colony


Record ID: 838