I have a Wm. Alexander Allen b. Dec. 25, 1842 Ga. and lived in Silver Lake/Grand Saline,Van Zandt Co., Tx. after 1846.His parents had lived in So. Carolina.He was married 4 times, my gr. gr. grandma was his 3rd wife, Elizabeth McDow (1) Smith (2) Davis.
This mans father was Nelson G. Allen and mother was Sarah J. Young and they brought their family from So. Carolina in 1846.