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Ethan Allen

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Ethan Allen

Revolutionary War Hero


    Mercy Wright

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    • Grandmother of Ethan Allen — 3rd Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 14 Mar 1668/1669 
    • Birth Location:
    • Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 5 Feb 1728 
    • Death Location:
    • Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 15 Dec 1692 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts 
    • Notes: 
    • William Allen in his A Genealogy of Samuel Allen (1876) gives the parents of Mercy Wright as Samuel and Elizabeth (Burt) Wright. This is at odds with other sources including a birth record in the Northampton vital records.

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  • Sources for Mercy Wright

    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase) , New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008) , Deerfield, Vol. 1, p. 12, Birth record for son Joseph Allyn.
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase) , New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008) , Northampton, Vol. 1, p. 1562, Birth record for Mercy Wright.
    • 6 U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 , SAR #77193, Application for Chester Harmon Allen, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 7 Allen, Willard S. , A Genealogy of Samuel Allen, of Windsor, Ct. and Some of His Descendants , Boston: David Clapp and Son, Printers (1876) , 6, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 8 Grant, Arthur Hastings , The Grant Family: A Genealogical History of the Descendants of Matthew Grant of Windsor, Conn . 1601-1898 , Poughkeepsie, New York: Press of A.V. Haight (1898) , 12, FamilySearch.org (Online Database).
    • 9 Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner , American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales , Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984) , 35, Ancestry.com (Online Database).