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Ebenezer Allen (1743 - 1806)

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Capt. Ebenezer Allen
Born in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USAmap
Husband of — married in New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USAmap
Died in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, USAmap
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User ID: 486F934251FEDD47BE689EE34C26C57A57CD

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Wife: @I792@
Child: @I795@
Child: @I798@
Child: @I799@
Child: @I801@
Child: @I802@
Date: 1 JUL 1729/30
Place: Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Source: #S68
Page: Northampton, MA Vital Records (Marriages)
Name: Page
VALUE Northampton, MA Vital Records (Marriages)


Source S68
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Title: Town Records
Subsequent Source Citation Format: Town Records
BIBL Town Records.
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Date: 17 OCT 1743
Place: Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA[1]


Date: 26 MAR 1806
Place: Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, USA[2]


Place: Elmwood Cem., Burlington, Chittenden, VT


Date: 1790
Place: South Hero, Chittenden, VT
Date: 1800
Place: South Hero, Chittenden, VT

Military Service

Military Service: Revolutionary War


Occupation: Tavern Owner


Note: #H00022


Husband: Samuel Allen
Wife: Hannah Miller
Child: Ebenezer Allen
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Date: 01 JUL 1730
Place: Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA[3][4][5][6]


  • WikiTree profile Allen-7196 created through the import of my family 10.ged on Aug 1, 2012 by Lydia Vierson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Lydia and others.
  • 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 ( NOTEJean Coyne (, 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 ( CONT .
  • Repository: R00032 Name: als/marr0001.txt Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • 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 .


Note H00022DAR Patriot Index: Colonel Ebenezer Allen
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. Allen
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.
  1. Source: #S00008 Page: 22
  2. Source: #S00008 Page: 22
  3. 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.)
  4. Source: #S00241
  5. Source: #S00207
  6. Source: #S00008 Page: 21

This person was created through the import of Middletown families minus.ged on 10 February 2011. The following data was included in the gedcom. You may wish to edit it for readability.


Note: @N205@
@N205@ NOTE, image #9585324. NARA, Muster rolls, payrolls, strength returns, and other miscellaneous personnel, pay, and supply records of American Army units, 1775-83. State: Vermont; Military Org: Allen's Regiment; Date Range: 1780-81; Folder: 6. "A Pay Roll of Capt Abel Meriman's Compy of Militia Colo. Eber Mllen's Regiment for their tower to Castleton. Octr 11 A.D. 1780.
Joseph Joslin, Barnes Frisbie and Frederick Ruggles, A history of the town of Poultney, Vermont: from its settlement to the year 1875, with family and biographical sketches and incidents (Google eBook), 1875, 23, 24: one of the first two settlers in Poultney, 15 Apr 1771. His son was born there the same year, "the first white child born in Poultney. Allen remainded a few years, sold out, and removed to Grand Isle."
 ??, 25: 29 Apr 1773, voted the right to lay out land in his own name.
 ??, 28, 30, 31, 32: "a relative?it has been said a cousin?of Ethan" Allen. Most men of the early days were at the taking of Ticonderoga and were "models of honesty, unflinching patriotism, and devotion to the interests of the new community." He "remained but a few years."
 ??, 198.
Hiel Hollister, Pawlet One Hundred Years, J. Munsell: Albany, NY, 1867, 12: first settler in Poultney, commanded one company of Rangers in Sep 1777 attack on Ticonderoga, Mount Defiance, and Mount Hope.
 ??, 88: during the Revolution captures two slaves and set them free, 24 Nov 1777.
The State of Vermont, Rolls of the Soldiers in the Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783, Published by Authority of the Legislature, Compiled and Edited by John E. Goodrich, A Member of the Vermont Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Company, 1904, 815: chosen Lieutenant by a great majority.
There is a brief biography at, plus a photo of his gravestone. Dates are from that site.

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On 18 Dec 2014 at 21:17 GMT Bob Tonsmeire wrote:

Allen-7196 and Allen-788 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, same parents

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