Sorry to be so late in answering but I have a new email address: email@example.com Therefore missed being notified, and just now checked the Allen forum. I found a J.L. Allen md Atha Nix Nov 13, 1890 in Prentiss Co., MS (another entry has J.T. Allen) I did not find Jesse Landa Allen's marriage. Happy Hunting, Mary E. Price,g-granddaughter of James L. Allen who md. Mary P. Perry in Tippah Co., MS before 1850.