My wife's maiden is Allen. Her father was Thomas Eugene Allen, he was born in 1898. His father was John Hunter Allen.John came to arkansas by way of mississippi, after the civel war. John was from North Carolina and fought in the civil war. This family of Allen's live in and around poinsett County which is in Northeast Arkansas..If you want to know more email me. and I will be happy to let you know what I know.