S/O Zadock and Mary (Short) Barnard Elisha was first married to an Mary (Bradley) Barnard in TN. Their children were:William E. Barnard, Andrew Jackson Barnard,Jacob M. Barnard and Martha Jane Barnard. He then married Mahala Mayberry on 02 October 1831 in Greene Co, IL. Their children were:James Barnard, Oren Barnard, Nancy Barnard Fisher and Elizabeth Barnard Sharp. Elisha is buried in an unmarked grave.