Early in the 18th Century, Nathaniel Allis came to Madison, then East Guilford, from Bolton, Conn. In 1739 he built this house and married Hannah Scranton, daughter of John Scranton III. She died in 1758, aged 65 years. Allis second wife was Hannah Norton who died in 1785. Allis lived here for 65 years and died in 1804, aged 89.