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Re: Allen's of Ferrisburgh VT
Posted by: Jean Coleman (ID *****2283) Date: July 07, 2011 at 13:40:28
In Reply to: Allen's of Ferrisburgh VT by Bob Lamothe of 29396

I FOUND SOME INFO AT:
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

go to the search engine.
Surname: Allen
First name: Obadiah
place of birth VT

I found Obadiah Allen b. 15 Dec 1820 Ferrisburgh, Addison Co, VT
died 2 Oct 1900 same

father: Obadiah Allen
mother: Esther Curler (she is Van Curler in other notations)

posted by: barnhard2

posted by "Richard" rr4219@yahoo.com

entry # 1081

I think you will find a LOT of information and can work backwards to
find out if you are connected to Ethan Allen. Many people were named
Obadiah. I have lots of them in my line - but they came from Samuel Allen
of Windsor, CT and not MA. Go back through "children" and you will find
information that way. I found we were not kin to Ethan Allen, as my grandmother always told us, but very, very, distant cousins - like 12 times removed through some ancestors that came in very early and the brothers
married etc - not through my Samuel Allen but his kin folk.

Hope this helps -

Allens are hard to pin down as so many of the names are exactly alike or similar. I checked out Allin, Allan, etc - spelling in the early years was not
exact science!

Best of hunting!


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