Thomas Allen was b. 1766 in Rowan Co., NC, married 5-26-1789 in Rowan Co., NC to margery Bryan.He moved to Davidson Co., TN abt. 1798 and then to Greene Co., Il abt. 1819.He died 9-7-1832 in Greene Co., IL.He was a brother to Zachariah Allen, b. 1-8-1760 in Rowan Co., NC.Zachariah also moved to Davidson Co., TN and then to Greene co., IL with Thomas.They also had a brother, Joseph, b. abt. 1755 in Guildford Co., NC.He married 1-30-1779 in Guilford Co., NC to Eleanor Dilworth.He died 1824-1830 in Davie co., NC.I am a descendent of Joseph and Eleanor.
I, too, have been searching for their parents.I thought their father also was a Zachariah and their mother's name was Sarah, but Robert G. Allen convinced me (with deed records) that this was probably the brother to Thomas and Joseph.They are all linked by some of these deeds.