Elisha Allen Family
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P148 ELISHA ALLEN: m. Elizabeth Fish; had, with others: (1) Gideon. (2) Laban: b. 1764; d. 1845; m. Sarah McCumber. (3) Philip: b. 1777; m. Anna Thurston; d. w. i. (4) John: b. 1752; m. Phoebe Deuel. They settled in Cambridge, Washington County, N. Y., before the Revolution. About 1810 they moved to Peru, now Ausable, Clinton County, N. Y. They had fifteen ch.: (A) David: b. 1773; m. his cousin, Sally Ford. Settled on a farm in Montgomery County, N. Y., and had nine ch. One son, Zina, b. 1818, and was twice m. By his first marriage he had: (a) Seth. By his second marriage he had: (a) Joel C.: m. Margaret Maxwell and had four ch. all living: 1. Lewis: b. 1873. 2. Iva. 3. Zina: m. and has two ch. 4. Lee: m., no issue. (B) Prince: b. 1775; m. Ruth Pratt. Settled on a farm adjoining that of his brother David. They had ten children. (C) Rachel: m. Hiram Pratt, brother of the wife of Prince. He was a captain in the War of 1812. Settled in Cambridge, N. Y. They were the parents of eleven children. (D) Elizabeth: m. (first name unknown) Parker. Their ch. were John, Phoebe, Edmund, Michael, Philena, Lydia, Prince, Melissa and Alonzo. (E) Annis: m. Ethen Allen. (F) Seneca: m. 1804, Hannah Brownell. Settled in Cambridge, N. Y., and had seven ch. (G) Bethuel: m. Hannah Sawdy. Settled on a tract of land originally purchased by his father, at Allen's Hill, Ausable, N. Y. They had four s. and seven dau. (H) Joseph: m. in 1807; also settled at Allen's Hill and had eleven ch. (I) John: b. 1789; m. Rhoda Sawdy. Settled at Allen's Hill and later Jefferson County, N. Y. They had seven ch. (J) Wilson: b. 1791 and d. 1872; m. Elizabeth Mosher, granddau. of Elisha and Elizabeth Allen. They settled at Allen's Hill; had: (a) David: b. 1811 and d. 1888; m. Sarah Mills. (b) Martin: b. 1813; m. Amanda Rhyner and lived in Marengo, Ill. (c) Andrew J.: b. 1815. Twice m. First to Laura Kellog and secondly to Kate Sprague. (d) Annis: b. 1817; m. Abner Calkins and lived in Wall Lake, Iowa. (e) Helen: b. 1823. (f) Phoebe: b. 1824. He married, second, Sarah Washborn and had one child: (g) Wilson: b. 1838; m. Mary A. Read. (K) Benjamin: b. 1792 and d. 1878; m. Hannah Signor. Settled at Allen's Hill. Had ten ch. (L) Lydia: b. 1794 and d. 1881; m. Turner Calkins, grandsor of Capt. Calkins and Ruth, who was the dau. of Prince and Experience Allen, of Danby, Vt.; eight ch. (M) Martin: b. 1796 and d. 1876; m. Sarah Morrison, of New Hampshire. Settled in Plattsburgh, N. Y. Their ch. were: (a) Seneca D.: b. 1820; m. Cornelia Hayes. (b) Susan M.: b. 1822; m. George Albertson and lived in Troy, N. Y. (c) Lydia B.: b. 1824 and d. 1893; m. John H. Banker. (d) Betsy J.: b. 1826; d. 1848. (e) Cyrus Eddy: b. 1830. (f) Elsie E.: b. 1834. (N) Esther: b. 1798 and d. 1881; m. Israel Jackson. There were eleven ch. (O) Elisha: b. 1802 and d. 1888; m. Ripsy Phillips. Had: (a) Abram P.: b. 1826; m. Mary Hennsey and lived at Plattsburgh, N. Y. (b) Sarah C.: b. 1836; m. Robert Signor and lived at Harkness, N. Y. (c) David E.: b. 1840; m. Wealthy Allen.