Please add me to your list; my father was John Thomas Allen of Rutherford County, TN b1911 d1978, the only son of my grandfather John Thomas Allen B.7/21/1873, of Rutherford County, the only son of my great grandfather John J. Allen, of Pascagoula MS, then moved to Rutherford County, TN; John J. Allen was B.Jul 31, 1829, and he was the son of my great-great grandfather Nathaniel Allen of NC and that is where the trail stops. I do not know the name of John J Allen's mother or in what town or county in NC, Nathaniel lived. John J. Allen died in 1914 in Rutherford County at the age of 84 and was a widower at the time of his death, as you can see below:
My grandmother Jane Belle Swain b. 10-31-1876, d. 6-12-1938 Married my grandfather John Thomas Allen, b. 7-21-1873, d. 1- 27-1938 (Walter Hill, TN) -Daughter: Margaret Louise Allen, b. 12-1-1900 d. 198- Married Thomas Harris - Daughter: Sarah Ruth Allen, didn’t marry -Son: My father John T. Allen b. 5-7-1911, d. 2-2-1979 Married Lucille, b. 2-14-1919, d.
> Allen, John J. a white widower at the time of his death died at the age of 84 on 1/11/1914.
> Allen, John J. married Wade, Mrs.. Margaret H. on Sept 22, 1874 per Rutherford County, TN marriage records.
Per the Rutherford Co. TNGenWeb:
> Name Sex-Race-Marital Status Born Age DeathDate DeathYr Father Mother Buried
> Allen, John J. M - W - W B.Jul 31, 1829 84 D.Jan 11, 1914 Father: Allen, Nathaniel (NC) Mother:uk (inf Allen James) Family 239 -