Jesse planted the first orchard in the Wysox Valley from seeds brought
from Catskill, NY. He was a native of Morristown, N.J. He is the
nephew of Ethan Allen, of the Green Mountain Boys fame. He served in
the Revoltuionary War. Came to Wysox area in 1784, and brought his
family in 1785. Moved to Pond Hill, then went to Genessee county for
a short time, then came back to Wysox/Pond area.
A native of Morristown, NJ, enlisted in the Continental Army early in
the struggle for American Independence, and served throughout the war.