Kathy, My great-great-great grandfather was Jordan Allen (b. abt. 1815, d. bef. 1880) who married Jane Higdon (b. abt. 1815) in Laurens Co., GA on 15 May 1834.From this union were: 1)Mary Frances (b. abt. 1836, d. abt. 1864) who married William Welch Perry on 14 February 1855 in Pulaski Co., GA.This marriage produced 4 children.
2)Sarah Amanda (abt. 1842) and married Joel A. Bryant and had 10 children.
3)Nancy Ann (Arrandia) (b. abt. 1844) who was the 2nd wife of William Welch Perry. Married on 8 January 1865 in Pulaski Co., GA.
4)Elizabeth Wylanta (b. 16 April 1847, d. 3 September 1886) married Mark Anthony Skipper on 6 January 1866 in Pulaski Co., GA.Had 6 children.She is my great-great grandmother.
5)John T.(b. abt 1850) -- I have absolutely no info on him.
If this sounds like your Allen family, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can share/compare our findings.