John Allen married Rachel, maiden name unknown.Children: Robert Leonard Allen b. Sept 24, 1889, Greenup Co., d. 1966 Jasper Co., Rensselaer, Indiana; Bill, and Andy and possibly a daughter Stella. Robert married Sophia Tennesse Vance, d/o John Meek Vance and Elizabeth Stevens of Logan Co., WV.Robert was a coal miner as well as his brothers.Father John Allen was a Preacher.Believe Robert and Sophia Allen both were part Cheerokee Indian.Sophia was b. April 18, 1899, Logan Co., WV, d. 1959, Jasper Co., Rensselaer, Indiana.Both Robert and Sophia Allen are burried in Independence Cemetery, Jasper Co., Gilliam Twp., Medaryville, Indiana.Sophia had syblings:Virgil, Wesley, Columbus, August, and Herbert, Margie and another sister name unknown at this time. John Meek Vance was a Preacher and may have preached in the Hardwill Baptist Church in WV, son Herbert was also a Preacher.Elizabeth Stevens wife to John Meek Vance, after his death may have married a Miller.
Children to Robert L. Allen and Sophia Tennessee Vance: Baby, possibly stillborn, b. 1917 Stella b. 1918 Robert b. 1919 Rachel b. 1923 d. of the flux, disintary Edith b. 1924 d. when she was abt 18 Minnie b. 1925 James b. 1927a preacher John b. 1928 Lewis b. 1936 Earcie b. 1934 Elnora b. 1935 Jack b. b. 1937 Dorothy b. 1938 Bessie b. 1930 d. infant abt a yr old Barbara b. 1940
All the children were born in Logan Co., WV
Looking to come in contact with anyone who can she some light on this family.Thanks