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Bartlett in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Elisha Allen

(December 16, 1813 – March 6, 1893)

 
 
Elisha Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 5, 2007
1. Elisha Allen Marker
Inscription. 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. 5-6, 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.
 
Erected 1976 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9028.)
 
Location. 30° 46.491′ N, 97° 26.538′ W. Marker is in Bartlett, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on County Road 387. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bartlett TX 76511, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Bartlett Colored School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mount Arie (Mount Ararat) Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Bartlett (approx. 1.6 miles away); First National Bank of Bartlett (approx. 1.6 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Bartlett
Elisha Allen Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 5, 2007
2. Elisha Allen Gravestone
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Woman's Wednesday Club (approx. 1.6 miles away); City of Bartlett (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Baptist Church of Bartlett (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bartlett.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,080 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 28, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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