The Reuben J. Allen in your message is my 2nd great grandfather.Reuben was born 01-Feb-1849 in Fayette Co., IL,son of Robert Allen and Penelope Unknown.Below is a Genealogy Report for Robert Allen Line with the little that I know about them.
The 1850 Fayette County, IL Census contains Reuben, his siblings and parents.The 1860 Carroll County, MO Census contains Reuben, his siblings and mother.The 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910 Carroll County Censuses contain Reuben, his wife and the children that are living at home at the time.
My Allen connection is:
Cloria Richey Brown,
d/o Stella Virginia Allen Richey,
d/o Charlie Clement Allen,
s/o John Louis Allen,
s/o Reuben J. Allen,
s/o Robert Allen
If this is your Allen Line, please contact me.I will share the information that I have.
Cloria Brown (they call me Clo)
Descendants of Robert Allen
Generation No. 1
1.ROBERT1 ALLEN was born 1805 in Tennessee, USA, and died Bet. 1850 - 1860 in Illinois or Missouri, USA.He married PENELOPE UNKNOWN.
Children of ROBERT ALLEN and PENELOPE UNKNOWN are:
i. ANDREW J.2 ALLEN, b. 1832, Tennessee, USA.
ii. JOHN ALLEN, b. 1834, Tennessee, USA.
iii. WILLIAM ALLEN, b. 1837, Tennessee, USA; m. SUSAN UNKNOWN.
iv. MELINDA A. ALLEN, b. 1839, Tennessee, USA.
v. SARAH C. ALLEN, b. 1844, Tennessee, USA.
2. vi. MARY ALLEN, b. Abt. 1845, Iowa, USA.
3. vii. REUBEN J. ALLEN, b. 01-February-1849, Fayette County, Illinois, USA; d. Aft. 1920.
viii. ROBERT ALLEN, b. 1852, Illinois, USA.
Generation No. 2
2.MARY2 ALLEN (ROBERT1) was born Abt. 1845 in Iowa, USA.She married ADAM BOV.
Children of MARY ALLEN and ADAM BOV are:
i. MANESSY3 BOV, b. Abt. 1866, Missouri.
ii. SARAH M. E. BOV, b. 1869, Missouri.
3.REUBEN J.2 ALLEN (ROBERT1) was born 01-February-1849 in Fayette County, Illinois, USA, and died Aft. 1920.He married ELIZABETH C. SPARKS 05-November-1868 in Carroll County, Missouri, USA, daughter of BARTON SPARKS and CHRISTINA MICHAEL.
Children of REUBEN ALLEN and ELIZABETH SPARKS are:
4. i. WILLIAM JACOB3 ALLEN, b. November-1869, Missouri, USA.
5. ii. JOHN LOUIS ALLEN, b. 01-March-1870, Missouri, USA; d. January-1942, Manila, Arkansas, USA.
iii. GILBERT A. ALLEN, b. April-1874, Carroll County, Missouri, USA; m. NETTIE HOLMES, Bet. 1899 - 1900.
iv. SUSAN B. ALLEN, b. August-1877, Missouri, USA; m. R. M. NEWSON.
v. DAUGHTERI ALLEN, b. Bet. 1880 - 1889; m. O. G. ALLISON.
vi. DAUGHTERII ALLEN, b. Bet. 1880 - 1889; m. I. WISE.
vii. DAUGHTERIII ALLEN, b. Bet. 1880 - 1889; m. J. O. SHEPHERD.
6. viii. MARY J. ALLEN, b. September-1880; d. Abt. 1932.
ix. GLENN ALLEN, b. Aft. 1882; d. Bef. 1900, Not in 1900 census for Carroll County, MO.
x. OLIVER B. ALLEN, b. June-1883; m. JUSTA LEE UNKNOWN, Bet. 1909 - 1910.
xi. ANNIE ALLEN, b. September-1885; d. Unknown.
xii. LEONA A. ALLEN, b. September-1887.
xiii. CHRISTINA ALLEN, b. October-1890.
xiv. PENELOPE ALLEN, b. September-1894, Missouri, USA; m. SAM A. SMART, 14-October-1923.
Generation No. 3
4.WILLIAM JACOB3 ALLEN (REUBEN J.2, ROBERT1) was born November-1869 in Missouri, USA.He married MARY M. UNKNOWN 1899.
Children of WILLIAM ALLEN and MARY UNKNOWN are:
i. RUTH E.4 ALLEN, b. 1902, Missouri, USA.
ii. WILLIAM R. ALLEN, b. 1913, Missouri, USA.
5.JOHN LOUIS3 ALLEN (REUBEN J.2, ROBERT1) was born 01-March-1870 in Missouri, USA, and died January-1942 in Manila, Arkansas, USA.He married (1) MISSOURI J. NEWSOM 20-October-1892 in Bosworth, Carroll County, Missouri, USA, daughter of JAMES NEWSOM and RACHEL SIMPSON.He married (2) MARY EVALINE LUTE 1916 in Van Buren County, Arkansas, USA, daughter of GEORGE LUTE and ELIZABETH HOOSER.
Children of JOHN ALLEN and MISSOURI NEWSOM are:
7. i. JASPER JAMES4 ALLEN, b. 18-July-1893, Perry, Noble County, Oklahomas, USA; d. 21-January-1985, Dyess, Arkansas, USA.
8. ii. LOUIS O. ALLEN, b. July-1894, Oklahoma, USA; d. Abt. 1950, Portland, Oregon, USA.
9. iii. CLAUD OTIS ALLEN, b. 13-September-1896, Perry, Noble County, Oklahoma, USA; d. August-1986, Clinton, Arkansas, USA.
10. iv. CHARLIE CLEMENT ALLEN, b. 28-April-1899, Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA; d. 10-March-1963, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
v. GLEN ALLEN, b. 05-August-1900, Oklahoma, USA; d. 05-August-1914, Arkansas, USA.
11. vi. THEODORE ALLEN, b. 03-March-1903, Oklahoma, USA; d. 06-December-1934, Van Buren County, Arkansas, USA.
12. vii. BEULAH ALLEN, b. 1904, Oklahoma, USA; d. 21-February-1944, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
13. viii. ZUDA ALLEN, b. 1906, Oklahoma, USA; d. Aft. 1960, Houston, Arkansas, USA.
14. ix. RUBY MAY ALLEN, b. 01-May-1908, Oklahoma, USA; d. 03-May-1943, Cushing, Oklahoma.
x. FAYE ALLEN, b. 1911, Oklahoma, USA; d. 1927, Arkansas, USA; m. JACK BENCH.
6.MARY J.3 ALLEN (REUBEN J.2, ROBERT1) was born September-1880, and died Abt. 1932.She married BALLENGER.
Children of MARY ALLEN and BALLENGER are:
i. WILLIAM GLENN4 BALLENGER, b. 1907, Missouri, USA.
ii. IVA LORA BALLENGER, b. 1909, Missouri, USA; m. (1) WARREN ANDRUS; m. (2) GEORGE MARSHALL, Aft. 1946.