Henry Clarence Allen was the first child of James Allen and his second wife, Mary Ann Key.He was born 20 Nov 1852 in AL.Clarence was the older brother of my grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Allen, b. 30 Aug 1965, in Gonzales Co., TX.Clarence and his wife, Annetta Cora Miller, had 6 children.They were: 1. Cora Blanche Allen, b. 24 Oct 1875, 2. Lillian Camilla Allen, b. 6 Aug 1877, (My father, Marion Thomas Allen, Sr. was a first cousin to Camilla.I am named for her.),3.Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Allen, b. 25 Aug 1880, 4.Annetta Laura Allen, b. 18 Oct 1882, 5.Margaret "Tommie Mattie" Allen, b. 28 April 1886, 6.John Henry Allen, b. 1 Oct 1888. My grandfather, Tom Allen, married Lillie Beach and his niece, Lizzie Allen, married Lillie's brother, Fred Beach. My great grandparents, Mary Ann and James Allen came to Gonzales Co. around 1854.James Allen died 20 Jan 1868. Mary Ann and her 4 sons and their families moved to Dimmit Co., near Big Wells around 1883. Alex and George Emms, orphans, moved and lived with the Allen family.Alex later married Camilla, Clarence Allen's daughter.The Clarence Allen family later moved to Batesville, TX.