I ned help on the father of James L. & Joe D. ALLEN. Here is the 1870 Hunt Co Tx census #50-50 Cox, Daniel32 m w Ms farmer Clementine 28 f w Tn Allen, James L. 10 m w Tx Joe. D.8 m w Tx 1880 Grayson Co Tx censs #436-436 Cox, Daniel57 w m Il Al Al Caroline41 w f Al Al Al Allen, Joe D.18 w m Tx Il Al (step-son) Cox, John H.13 w m""" William N. 11 w m""" Burgess10 w m""" Jack W.5 w m""" Becky A.2 w f""" 1900 Hardeman Co Tx. census #192-192 Allen, Joe. D. head w m Dec 1861 38 md 13yrsTx Tn Tn Molliewife w f Oct 1863 36 md 13 yrs-7 children born Ms Tn Ga Jessie son wMay 1885 15 Tx Tx Ms Maude dau w f Mar 1889 11 Tx Tx Ms Emma dau w f Jun 18945 Tx Tx Ms Verna dau w f Aug 19891 Tx Tx Ms Cox Dan step-fa w m Aug 1813 86 Il Il Il William N.w m May 1763 27 Tx Il Tn single
As you can see, the birthplaces for Dan Cox & Clementine/Caroline don't match, but that is according to who gave the info.They could have just guessed.
Anyone that know anything about any of these people, please contact me.