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Ethan Voltaire Alphonso Allen II (1789 - 1855)

Ethan Voltaire Alphonso Allen II
Born in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United Statesmap
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Died at age 65 in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Ethan Allen was the son of American Revolutionary War leader, Ethan Allen, and his second wife Frances Montresor Buchanan Allen.


From Ethan Allen by Steward H Holbrook 1940 (#167) Married ? History of Cornwall, Connecticut by Starr, 1926 p 424 (#519) b 24 Oct 1789 General US Army also known as E. Voltaire Goesbriand, p. 12

Military Service

Ethan Allen was a cadet at West Point from Dec 1804 to Nov 1806.

When he graduated he was commissioned as a 2lt, regiment of artillerists.

He served in Atlantic posts and on the N.W. frontier.

He was promoted to 1lt in 1809.

In the war of 1812 he was at Norfolk and Craney island, and On Lake Champlain.

He was promoted to Captain, Corps of Artillery in 1814.

In command of Craney Island, Va. From 1815 to 1821.

Supertindent of Regimental recruiting service from 1818 to 1820.

He got out of the Army in 1821.

His cullum number is 22.

From the "Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. volume 1", Page 76


Name: E. Allen
Gender: Male
Death Date: 06 Jan 1855
Death Place: Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia
Age: 67
Birth Date: 1788
Birthplace: Vermont
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Martha Allen


  1. Citing this Record "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 March 2018), Martha Allen in entry for E. Allen, 06 Jan 1855; citing Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, reference e 99; FHL microfilm 2,048,579.
  • De Goesbriand, Louis (1886). Catholic memoirs of Vermont and New Hampshire. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University. OCLC 5210201.
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 03 February 2019), memorial page for Capt Ethan Alphonso Allen (24 Oct 1789–6 Jan 1855), Find A Grave: Memorial #107732620, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by SWF (contributor 47026053) .

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