Carolyn, I was interested in your posting on James C. Allen in Blount Co., TN. For the past several years your James C. and my James P. Allen have caused me problems. My information on James P. is:
James P.Allen (b. July 9, 1802 TN, d. Mar. 17,1877, Blount Co.) md. Nancy Jones (b. 1810, d. June 8, 1875) on Apr. 29, 1838.
Children: Robert J. Allen b. 1839 md.Sarah A. Stone July 16, 1866 John W. Allen b. 1840 md. Ellen Job Feb 23, 1860 James L. Allen b. 1843 md Annie Fuller Jul 11, 1871 William B. Allen b. 1844 Samuel H. Allen b. 1845 md (1) Margaret McNeal Sept. 22, 1875, (2) Laura C. Hickey Oct. 17, 1883 Nancy G. Allen b. 1847 md. John Thompson Dec. 13, 1866 Francis M. Allen b. 1849 Mary E. b. 1854
I would be happy to share information on the Allens of Blount County TN in hopes of making a connection.