Ira Allen
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Ira Allen (1751 - 1814)

Ira Allen
Born in Cornwall, Connecticutmap
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Husband of — married 1789 in Vermontmap
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Died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Nov 2008 | Last significant change: 19 May 2020
02:54: Robert Pickering Esq. edited the Biography for Ira Allen (1751-1814). [Thank Robert for this]
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Ira Allen participated in the American Revolution
Ira Allen was one of the Founding Fathers of St. Albans Vermont.


Ira Allen was a founder of Vermont and a member of the Green Mountain Boys. Allen was the brother of Ethan Allen, an American Revolutionary leader who fought for Vermont's independence. From 1776 until 1777, Allen was a member of the Vermont Legislature. He is noted for designing the Great Seal of Vermont and the seal of the University of Vermont. Allen was also an author and wrote the following books: 1) The Natural and Political History of Vermont, (London, 1798) and 2) Statements Appended to the Olive Branch, (1807).

There is an extensive Wikipedia article devoted to his life.[1]


  1. Ira Allen, Wikipedia Available here

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Hi, I was just browsing the Smithsonian Open Access and came across this painting (and biography) of Ira Allen. I thought you might like to incorporate the information or use the image.
posted by Jenny Mortimer

Unmerged matches › Talitha Loventia Allen (1855-1939)

Ira is 12 degrees from Jaki Erdoes, 15 degrees from Wallis Windsor and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.