Son of Capt. Elisha Allen and Miriam GOODALE of Princeton MA, Elisha Sr. was a deputy sheriff, who was murdered by a man named FROST, whom he had in charge, who had also murdered his own father. Elisha Jr. was born in Princeton MA, September 5, 1786. He removed with the rest of his family to Vermont and was married to Juliet HOLBROOK, who was born at Sturbridge MA, June 6, 1790..
In 1816 Elisha came to Jamestown, and bought the property at the corner of Main and Third, where the GIFFORD house now stands, returned to VT in 1826, and returned with his wife and 2 sons, Augustus born 1813, and Dascum, b, 1814. Adeline, his 3rd child was born in Jamestown, 1817, and died Dec. 1851, Prudence Olivia, born 1821, died 1854, son Abner H. ALLEN was born Jamestown, 1823, and died 1848.
Elisha ALLEN died, September 30, 1830 aged 44 years.