I am searching for my g-grandfather, William M. Allen born c. 1830 in Mississippi; married Josephine ? in Mississippi and migrated to Jonesboro, Craighead Co., Arkansas.
According to the 1870 Jonesboro, Craighead Co., Arkansas Census:
William M. Allen 40b. Mississippi - farmer Ada A.(Alice) dau. 8 b. Mississippi Mary J. (Josephine)6 b. Mississippi Barbara3 b. Mississippi Sarah Eugene7mo. born Arkansas
Josephine (?) Allen died when Sarah Eugene was 6 weeks old.Sarah Eugene was my grandmother and she married Frank H. Penrod in 1886 in West Memphis, Arkansas.
On April 30, 1881 in Craighead Co., Arkansas, William M. Allen married Mrs. Jennette Grady, a widow with the following children: Ella Grady b. c. 1872 Ark.; Wiley D. Grady b. c. 1875 Ark; Lee Grady b. c. 1877 Ark. William and Jennette had a son, Robert Allen.