For information on the ancestors and descendants of Ethan Allen you need to purchase the book "The Allen Memorial" Descendants of Samuel Allen of Windsor, Connecticut. 1640-1907. by Orrin Peer Allen. You may purchase this book through the Higginson Book Company out of Salem, Massachusetts. You can find them on the web and then look under surnames "Allen" and scroll down until you come to this book. Estimate is $40.00 for a copy, but it is worth the price and takes about 8 to 10 weeks to get. This Samuel Allen has not been linked in England, although they know when he arrived in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1630 on the ship Mary and John. He is often confused with other Samuel's, this bookidentifies this problem. His descendants are clear, his ancestors remain a mystery. This Samuel is the ancestor of General Ethan Allen...it goes as follows: Samuel, Nehemiah, Samuel, Joseph and then Ethan. Hope this will help you and good luck! I am a descendant of Samuel myself.