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Source: S00008 Author: Seaver, Jesse. Montgomery Title: Allen Family Records Publication: Name: Name: Philadelphia, PA: American Historical-Genealogical Society, 1929;; Repository: #R00002 Call Number: CS71.A43 1929 NOTESeaver, Jesse. Montgomery, Allen Family Records (Name: Philadelphia, PA: American Historical-Genealogical Society, 1929;), CS71.A43 1929, Source Medium: Book CONT .
Repository: R00002 Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
Source: S00176 Title: Jean Coyne (firstname.lastname@example.org) NOTEJean Coyne (email@example.com), Source Medium: Book CONT .
Source: S00207 Title: Marriages, sorted by the groom's surname, in the Vital Records for Northampton, MA, from the town's first record to around 1840 Repository: #R00032 NOTEMarriages, sorted by the groom's surname, in the Vital Records for Northampton, MA, from the town's first record to around 1840, Source Medium: Electronic CONT Mary Beth Wheeler (firstname.lastname@example.org) CONT .
Source: S00241 Author: Orrin Peer Allen Title: The Allen Memorial. second series. Descendants of Samuel Allenof Windsor, CT 1640-1907 Publication: Name: Name: C. B. Fiske & Company 1907;; NOTEOrrin Peer Allen, The Allen Memorial. second series. Descendants of Samuel Allenof Windsor, CT 1640-1907 (Name: C. B. Fiske & Company 1907;), Source Medium: Book CONT .
ALLEN, Ebenezer, soldier, born in Northampton, Massachusetts, 17 October 1743; died in Burlington, Vermont, 26 March 1806. In 1771 he immigrated to Poultney, Vermont. and became a lieutenant in Colonel Warner's regiment of Green Mountain boys. He removed to Timnouth in 1775, and was a delegate from that town to the several conventions in the NewHampshire grants in 1776, and to those that declared the state independent and formed the state constitution during the following year.
He was appointed a captain in Colonel Herrick's battalion of rangers in July 1777, and distinguished himself at the battle of Bennington. In September of the same year he captured Mt. Defiance by assault, andon the retreat of the enemy from Fort Ticonderoga made fifty of them prisoners. Subsequently he was made major in the rangers, and showed himself a brave mid successful partisan leader. In 1783 he removed to South Hero, where he resided until 1800, when he went to Burlington andremained there until his death.
The Tinmouth Channel, a publication by the Tinmouth Historical & Genealogical Society, Summer 2001, Vol. 2, No. 4, page 12. "Ebenezer was in Bennington, Vermont by about 1768 and his family was the first to settle in Poutney in 1771. Within a short time, Ebenezer had relocated in Tinmouth and was there at the latest by June of 1773.
Allen Family Records by Seaver page 68: Ebenezer (N.H.) 1st Lieutenant Green Mountain Boys, 27th July 1775, to --January, 1776; served subsequently as Captain and Colonel of a battalion New Hampshire Rangers and Militia. (Died 26th March, 1806) page 72: Major Ebenezer: Soldier; b. Northampton, Mass., 1743. As captain in Col. Herrick's battalionof rangers in 1777, he distinguished himself at the battle of Bennington. Later he captured Mt. Defiance by assault and on the enemy's retreat from Fort Ticonderoga took fifty prisoners. He was subsequently made major of the rangers, and was a brave and successful partisan leader.
Ethan Allen spent his last night on earth in South Hero. In the tavern of his distant cousin, Ebenezer Allen (a figure of note in his own right) located at the very southernmost tip of the island, the storiedhero of the revolution whiled away the evening of February 11, 1789. Legend has it his last night was spent reminiscing with a group of former Green Mt. Boys. It was on the trip home that Ethan Allen died, crossing the frozen lake on his hay wagon.
↑ Source: #S00176 Data: Text: The ALLEN Memorial. second series. Descendants of Samuel Allenof Windsor, CT 1640-1907 by Orrin Peer Allen, 1907 (published by the author, from the press of C. B. Fiske & Company.)