I'm really clutching at straws now.In my family, when I was a child, my great aunt Lummie Martin had a trunk and a chifferobe type piece of furniture that supposely came over on the Mayflower. There was also a journal that my older sister tried to read to me.It was really falling apart and pages were missing. I always thought that Aunt Lummie was a Ford, and didn't know until I started researching that she was an Allen.I have not been able to find any of her descendants to ask them about this.None of them are interested in genealogy I guess.I only have one aunt (94) and one first cousin (80)left, who are old enough to know anything and they don't know much at all about the Allen side of the family.
I will start with me: Patsy Lou Ford (Childs) b.1942 Calhoun Co. Al Grady Allen Ford1913-1997 Calhoun Co. Al d. Pasco Co. Fl Lula "Lou" E. Allen 1877-1935 Calhoun Co. Al d. Calhoun Co. Al. Columbus H. "Lum" Allen 1843-1896 Jackson Co. Al. d. Calhoun Co. Al
Hiram Allen b. about 1796 SC died after 1880 prob. Talladega Co. Al. married twice, 1st. Carna Eilands.Nine chldren by her, only have names of 2.
Married 2nd. Cynthia Waford/Wofford Cooley (b. abt 1815). Eight children by her.Have the names of these children.
Other Allens in Jackson Co. GA on the 1830 Census, who I think are related to Hiram Allen are Titus G. F. Allen, Isham Allen, Beverly Allen, Alexander Allen, and Robert Allen.All of these Allens are of an age to be brothers of Hiram Allen.
Hiram had a son named Isom/Isham from first marriage.There are at least 5 other sons from this marriage that I don't have names for.From Hiram's second marriage he had sons named Columbus H., David, Joshua, Titus G. and William Allen.
The son, Isom B. Allen named sons, Isom Reece, Charles P. T., William T., Arthur, Oscar Harrison, Robert Lee and Emory Speer Allen from his first marriage. From his second marriage he had Hiram T. and James Allen.
Hiram Allen's daughter Cynthia Allen (Parker) named sons, William, Earl, Robert, Thomas and Allen Parker.
Columbus Allen, my gr. grandfather only had daughters, Mary A.(never married), Cynthia E.(Willmon), Lula "Lou" E. (Ford) and Nancy E. C.(Martin).
Any help at all will be appreciated.As I said earlier, I always thought it was my Fords who came over on the Mayflower. We were just told as children that our ancestors came on the Mayflower and those pieces of furniture came with the family. Family lore almost always has it's embellishments, but usually there is a grain of truth in the stories.
Aunt Lummie's name was Nancy Elizabeth Columbus "Lummie" Allen.She married Rev. Rufen H. Martin.They are both buried in the same family plot as her parents, C. H. Allen and Rachel Evelyn Lloyd Allen Brickhouse, at Eulaton Methodist Church Cemetery, Calhoun Co. AL.My grandparents Lula Allen and Calep Milton Ford are also buried there, but in the Ford plot.
Thank you ahead of time for any help that you might give.If my line is included in your book, I would be interested in buying it.