This was also on the Marshall Co WVA site, concering the same ALLEN family:
From "HISTORY OF THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY,"Vol. I, pages 667-668. Brant & Fuller, 1890.
Wyley Allen, a prosperous farmer and prominent citizen of Marshall county, was born January 21, 1842, in Brooke county, the son of Thomas and Julia (Hunt) Allen. Thomas Allen was born in England in 1813, and came to the United States with his father at the age of fourteen years.Settling in Marshall county, without capital, he accumulated, by his industry and economy, considerable wealth, and became highly esteemed.He died September 23, 1883.His wife died February 8, 1881, at the age of about sixty-six.Both were active members of the Baptist church.Of their nine children, five are now living.Wyley Allen was reared on the farm, and has followed the vocation of a farmer throughout life with much success, being classed now among the responsible people of the county.He was married December 17, 1868, to Millie J., daughter of Esquire Martin, of Marshall county, who is elsewhere mentioned.Mr. and Mrs. Allen have had five children, three of whom died in infancy.The living are Thomas R. and Irma B.Mrs. Allen is a member of the Baptist church.