Seek information on descendants of Jemima "Jennie" ALLEN, bn 23 MAY 1847 in Perry Co IL to John M ALLEN and his 2d wife, Nancy MAXWELL.
Jennie md#1 ca 1866/67 Robert GAMBLE (1844-1887), and had two known children
1. Joseph A GAMBLE, bn 1868 2. William Hood GAMBLE (1869-1945) md 1891 Amanda Elda "Mandy"MIFFLIN (1873-1946) and had 5 children
Jennie md#2 1873Franklin J GILLESPIE (bn ca 1833) and had 3 known children, plus 3 step-children
3. Elise MAY GILLESPIE, bn 1875 dd 1892, single 4. Alta K GILLESPIE, bn 1877, md Wm A TOUCHETTE 5. infant daughter GILLESPIE
Jennie md#3 1885 Isaac "William" MAXWELL (1840-1924) and had one known child, plus 5 step-children
6. John Calvin MAXWELL (1885-1948), md 1907 Bessie Olene SMITH (1886-1968) and had 7 children
Jennie died in 1930 at Odem, Texas, and was likely buried near her third husband, William MAXWELL, whose tombstone allegedly reads John MAXWELL. All of her children, with the exception of her infant daughter, are believed to have been born in the State of Illinois. William was also Jennie's second cousin.
Jemima "Jennie" ALLEN is related to me through both the ALLEN and MAXWELL families. I would like to learnmore about her branch of those families.