Biography of Esteban Allen (¿-1789)

Famous American colonist born in Lichtfield, Conn., and died in Burlington in 1789. He/She founded the small State of Vermont and commanded a corps of partisans with the name of sons of the Green Mountain, which was frightening to the English in the war of independence. Fell prisoner of these and he/she was detained for a year and a half. On his return the Congress conferred the rank of Colonel.