Hi Yvonne, I have some information on her; she was Irish and Cherokee. In the 1850 census for Cherokee Co., TX- Children OfN. N. G. & Margaret Quinn: (1850 Census)- i.Frost T. (Theophilus) Allen, son, b. 1831; TX; d. 1866< 1880. Farmer-1850. + Jane Unknown, b. 1830; AL. 1880-Agua Dulce & Patronila Creeks, Nueces Co., TX- sheep raiser. Widow. Children: I.John B. Allen, b. 1855; TX. II.Henry Davis Allen, b. 1858; TX. III.Joseph Allen, b. 1859; TX. IV.Maggie Allen, b. 1863; TX. V.Nathan Allen, b. 1867; TX. ii.Henry D.(Davis) Allen, b. 1834; TX. Farmer-1850. iii.Margaret N. (Nelson) Allen, b. 1836; TX. iv.Mary E. (Emily) Allen, b. 1839; TX. v.Dursty? A. Allen, dau, b. 1842; TX. vi.Rhoda Allen, b. 1845; TX.
This is the family from the census. I haven't looked for more on them. As you can see, he named the children in this second family after his siblings...perhaps, homesick for them, in the end. I would be interested in your information on your part of the family. Thanks, Peg