Hi ALLEN Researchers..I am stuck and would appreciate some help.My gggrandfather was Charles ALLEN. I am attempting to link him with a VA ALLEN line.Here is what I have linking me to Charles.This may help someone else who is stuck in their research.
Sid Telford b. 7/26/38 son of: Virginia Chandler ALLEN b. 5/21/1909 OK dau of: Dr. Fred Buckner ALLEN b. 8/06/1874 MO son of: Judge James Samuel ALLEN b. 9/20/1842 MOson of: Charles ALLEN b. ca 1799 VA. d. MO
I am not certain as to the birth year or state of VA for Charles.This is from the followingindex for the 1850 census for Monroe Co. MO:
#1254ALLEN,Charles51 VA Mary46 VA Frances18 MO Charles12 MO James8 MO Sarah5 MO
Note: The above Mary, wife of Charles, is Mary WITHERS.She was born in either VA or SC/NC.
The following is from the 1880 Soundex for the State of Missouri which lists those families with children age 10 & under in the 1880 census:
NOTE: The above Laura, wife of James Samuel ALLEN, is Laura Frances RAGLAND. I have a copy of the Certif. of Death, State of MO. for James Samuel ALLEN.He died in Jackson Township, Monroe Co., MO on 1/11/1927.On this cert. his father is listed as Charles ALLEN & mother as Mary WITHERS. I am in possession of several letters written in the early 1840 time frame placing Charles ALLEN and Mary WITHERS in the area of "White Sulphur Springs & Green Springs" VA/WVA.Sometime after that they relocated to Monroe Co., MO. Many thanks in advance...Sid