ok, I also have a "near relative" of Ethan Allen in the obit of my Daniel Reynolds Jr. b.1795 in Vermont.
I have collected as much as I can on that Allen and do not see where your James might fit at this time. Do you have any speculation on your James (dates,places, etc?) I was supposed to share and get some info from a lady involved with the E.A. memorial folks but I guess I will have to find her number and call her again.
However I have looked at your postings and gouped some of your folks until their real parents, etc are determined (how is Richard Mudge related??:
Descendants of Male To Search For Ethan Allen Rel Mudge
1 Male To Search For Ethan Allen Rel Mudge . 2 Male Mudgett Mudge b: Abt. 1780 ..... +Anna Hannah Allen b: 1784 in N.H. w Smith on 1850 Ballville, Sandusky, Ohio .... 3 Smith R. Mudge b: 1833 in N.Y..on 1850 of Mom ........ +Ellen B. Wifeto Mudge b: 1836 in ohio..on 1870 Fort Wayne Ward 5, Allen, Indianna ....... 4 Frank Mudge b: 1853 in ohio..on 1870 w pars ....... 4 Ada S. Mudge b: 1863 in Indianna..on 1870 w pars .... 3 Emma E. Driscol b: 1838 in ohio..w Mudges on 1850 . 2 Richard Mudgett Mudge b: Abt. 1780 d: in of Gilmanton, NH.....disowned by the Friends ..... +Nancy Blake b: 1784 in New Hampshire m: 14 Sep 1802 d: in res Ballville Township, Ohio