Posted By:Mary
Subject:Ethan Allen Connection
Post Date:March 31, 2002 at 05:15:44
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Forum:Litchfield County, CT Genealogy Forum
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Our Family connection to Ethan Allen:

Thomas Hurlbut b. 1610 England d. Weathersfield , CT
m. Sarah
Son, Joseph Hurlbut b. 1646 Weathersfield, CT D. 1732, Woodbury, CT
m. Rebecca Brown in 1675 in Woodbury, CT
Daughter, Sarah Hurlbut m. in 1704 to John Baker
John and Sarah's daughter : Mary Baker b. 1709 married in
March 11, 1736 to Joseph Allen
Their son's were Ira Allen and Ethan ALlen


GLADYS PEARL HURLBURT Born May 22, 1922, Died May 20, 2001
Georgia , Vermont

Father was Charles Byron Hurlburt
b. June 9, 1877 Georgia, Vermont d. 1957 Georgia,Vermont

Grandfather was Byron Jed Hurlbut
b. Oct. 14, 1839 Georgia, Vermont d. Jan 12, 1912 Georgia,Vermont

Great Grandfather was John Jed Hurlbut
b. Sept. 5, 1803 Georgia, Vermont d. June 14, 1876 Georgia, Vermont

GG Grandfather was Ebenezer L. Hurlbut
b. 1770 d. March 17, 1828 Georgia, Vermont

GGG Grandfather was Reuben Hurlbut
b. Oct. 10, 1736 Woodbury, Connecticut d. March 16, 1790 Georgia, Vermont

GGGG Grandfather was Nathaniel Hurlbut
b. 1682 Wethersfield, Connecticut d. June 1, 1756 Simsbury,Connecticut,formerly a part of Roxbury, Connecticut before 1796

GGGGG Grandfather was Thomas Hurlbut II b. 1630 Wethersfield, Connecticut d.1689 Wethersfield, Connecticut

GGGGGG Grandfather Thomas Hurlbut I
b. March 26, 1610 England d. unknown Wethersfield, Connecticut
Thomas Hurlbut I married Sarah and they had six children:
1) Thomas Hurlbut II was my GGGGGG Grandfather.
2) John Hurlbut
3) Samuel Hurlbut
4) Joseph Hurlbut b. 1646 d. July 13, 1732
Joseph married Rebecca Brown and they had eight children. Their 4th child was Sarah Hurlbut b. unknown d. unknown. Sarah Hurlbut married John Baker b. 1681 d. 1750. They had two children :
1) Mary Baker
2) Remember Baker
Mary Baker b. 1708 d. 1774, married Joseph Allen on March 11, 1736. Mary (Baker) Allen and Joseph Allen had six children:

1) Ethan Allen b. January 10, 1737, by the old style calendar b. January 21, 1738, by present day calendar
Born in Litchfield, Connecticut
d. February 12, 1789
Died in Burlington, Vermont
Ethan Allen was the oldest of eight children in the family . Ethan Allen married Mary Bronson June 23, 1763 in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut. They had five children three of them died before reaching adulthood. Mary (Bronson) Allen died in 1783. His second wife was Frances (Fanny) Montresor and she was married to Captain John Buchanan when she was 15 years old. Fannyís marriage to Buchanan didnít last long. Ethan Allen lived in Bennington, Vermont, when he began to court Fanny. They married February 9, 1784, and lived in Bennington, Vermont, then moved to Burlington, Vermont. After only five years of marriage Ethan died at the age of 51.
2) Heman Allen b. October 15, 1740
3) Lydia Allen b. April 6, 1742
4) Heber Allen b. October 4, 1743
d. April 10, 1782 in East Poultney, Ruthland County, Vermont
5) Levi Allen b. January 16, 1744/45
6) Lucy Allen b. April 2, 1747
7) Zimri Allen b. 1748
8) Ira Allen b. April 21, 1751 d. January 15, 1814