This came from "Pioneers of Wiregrass, GA" Volume 2....
ALLEN, ISAAC 1778-1851
Isaac Allen, a very early settler of Thomas County, was born in North Carolina, 2/10/1778, a son of Lydall Allen and his wife Milly L. Downs, and a grandson of Charles Allen, Sr., R.S.The family moved to Laurens County, SC about the close of the Revolution.
Isaac Allen, according to Mrs. Ervin's book, "South Carolinians in the Revolution" (pub.1949), page 123, was married twice but descendants here have no record of the first marriage and know none of the children, if any.The second wife was Ester Harrell, born Dec. 13, 1801, daughter of Levi Harrel, R.S., opf Barnwell County, S.C., formerly of North Carolina.She died in Thomas County, GA., Jan. 4, 1882.To Isaac and Ester Allen were born:
1. Jane b 1818, m George W. Albritton.
2. Henry b 1823, m Sarah Howell May 20, 1847
3. John W. b 1827 m Marth Wood.
4. Noah b 1830 never married
5. Elizabeth b 1832, m Jerry D. Tillman, Sept. 1, 1852.
6. Dempsey b. 1834, never m. Killed in C.S.Army.
7. Sarah Ann b 1838, m Nicholas M. Reddick, Dec. 23, 1858
8. Mary Adeline b 1840 m Peter Lovett.
Mr. Allen with others of his family connection moved from South Carolina to Telfair County near Jacksonville, about 1810-15, and when Irwin County was opened to settlers he and his brothers, James, Dennis and David, moved there, Isaac settling in the southwestern part of the country where the city of Thomasville is now located, being one of the very first to settle in that locality.He later moved to Dry Lake in Thomas County, where he lived until he died Jan. 17, 1851.His sons, Henry and John W. Allen, were the adminstrators on his estate.
Census Reverences: 1820, Irwin; 1830, 1840, 1850 Thomas.