Jeff Allen and Mary "Ginnie" Crawford were married in England. Sailed to America (South Carolina) A child named Jesse Crawford Allen was either born just before they arrived in America or just after. Jesse married my GGgrandmother. Nancy Hedden, his 2nd wife. They had 12 children together.
Jesse's first wife was Anna Tanner. They had 12 children also. Yes ! he fathered 24 children with 2 wives.