I am searching for the antecedents of Reuben Allen,d. 7 Nov 1825 in Cocke Co., TN, who married Mary "Polly" Jones (b. 2 Apr 1788, prob. VA, d. 13 Nov 1864, Cocke Co., TN).Both families were said to have come from VA to North Carolina and then to TN.Their children were as follows:
Rachel (27 Nov 1805 - Jul 1844) m. William Harris James (3 Apr 1807 -?) m. Annie Nichols Margaret (20 Oct 1808 - 12 Feb 1852) m. Christopher Columbus Nichols Eliza or Elizabeth (31 Jul 1810 - ?) m.? Holland George Washington (11 Apr 1812 - ?) unmarried Nancy (1 Oct 1813 - ?) m. ? Sharpe Greene (25 Jul 1815 - ?) unmarried Cynthia (Jun 1817 - Mar 1910) m. ? Cowan Emaline or Emma (2 May 1820/21 - ?) unmarried William (31 Mar 1824 - ?) unmarried
Any information on the antecedents of this family will be gratefully received.Mary Jones had a brother named Bayless.who married Catherine Nichols.All of the Nichols spouses were the children of James Nichols and Mary Jane Cunningham.