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 Bexas, 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.
Note: grave located outside in front of main cemetery in the older section