Ethan Allen

  • Born

    First child of Joseph and Mary Baker Allen born in Litchfield Conecticut.
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    7 Siblings

    Joseph and Mary had 7 more children. All of whom survived to adulthood.
  • Volunteered for Militia Service

    In response to French movements, his unit headed to For William Henry but when they were on route they were told that the fort had fallen so they turned around.
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    Married to Mary Brownson

    The Mariage was supposedly an unhappy one but they manged to stay together until Mary died. They had five children but only two of them lived to adulthood.
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    In Command of the Green Mountain Boys

    During his time in command of the Green Mountain Boys he also was in command at the Battle of Longue-Pointe in 1775 and the capture of Fort Ticonderoga.
  • Reasons: the Only Oracle of Man

    When he was living in Salisbury he met a man named Thomas Young and they wrote a book together. The book was an attack on organized religion. Unfortunatly Thomas young died so it wasnt till many years later that he published the book.
  • Joseph Allen Died

    Before his father died Ethan started studying under a minister because he wanted to go to yale but when his father died he had to stop studying to support his family.
  • Capture of Fort Ticonderoga

    Capture of Fort Ticonderoga
    Ethan and Benedict Arnold led the men into the Fort and demanded their surrender.
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    Served in the Continental Army

    He served as a Colonel in the Continental Army.
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    Major General in the Vermont Republic Millitia

    After returning home he got involved with polotics and he did some negotiating with the British.
  • Died

    Died in Burlington Conecticut after returning from his cousins house. Around 1850 his grave marker was stolen!