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Old December 7, 2013, 06:17 AM   #1
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Allen - Allen

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Is Charles Allen of Hopkins and Allen related to Ethan Allen, father in law of Messrs. Forehand and Wadsworth?
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Old December 7, 2013, 11:17 AM   #2
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There seems to be a discrepancy as to Charles' middle initial. I found one reference that says it's a W and one that lists it as a H. Without knowing for sure, makes it very difficult.

Here's a biography with Charles W and Ethan connected around the correct time period.

http://www.onlinebiographies.info/ny/fra/allen-wl.htm

Here's an interesting piece on the history of Hopkins and Allen:

http://americansocietyofarmscollecto.../B020_Berg.pdf
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