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Elisha Allen

Texas Historical Commission Marker Number: 9028

Year Dedicated:  1976

Marker Size: Grave Marker Medallion & Plate

Marker Text: 

(December 16, 1813 – March 6, 1893) A native of Louisiana, Elisha Allen moved with his parents in 1827 to what is now Orange County. When the Texas Revolution began, Allen joined the army and fought at the Siege of Bexar, Dec. 5-9, 1835. He explored the Texas frontier with a survey party in 1838. In 1849 he married Margaret Wood; they had 8 children. A Williamson County pioneer, 1850-1870, Allen settled on Indian Creek in Bell County in 1870 and helped build a community church and schoolhouse. Recorded – 1976

Address: 1200 block CR 387

Primary City: Bartlett

Secondary Town(s): none

Additional Information: off SH 95, in NE Old Bartlett Cemetery

Longitude: -97.4436

Latitude: 30.77521

Verified Location:  Verified 1/2/2017