I got the information below from the net. The information below does not match some of the information posted on the Allen Family Genealogy Forum. Question was Francis Ray son’s in-laws William and David Allen's father William Allen?
Larry O. Bailey
ALLEN, William, Will Wake County, NC, Oct. 29, 1774
"Item. I lend to my Loving Wife, Martha Allen, two Negroes (to wit) WILL and MAJOR, until the year One Thousand and Seven Hundred and ninety and after the expiration of the above date and term of 1790, my will and desire that the above said Negroes, WILL and MAJOR and their increase together with two other Negroes (to wit) JACK and DINAH, with all and singular the other movable estate be equally divided between all my children."
NOTE: children named in the will were: Coleman Allen, Robin Allen, Young Allen, Drury Allen, Josiah Allen, William Allen and David Allen.
1751 Oct: Francis Ray (Wray) for love and affection for my son-in-law, William Allen, 200 acres on the north side of the Meherrin River. Witnessed by John Francis Ray and Rachel Ray. Rachel Ray released her dower right. (Lunenburg Co., VA, Deed Book 2, p. 275
1752 May 5: Francis Wray to David Allen for love and affection for my son-in-law, 75 acres on Crooked Creek, corner of James Johnson, William Allen's spring branch, Chiswell's line. Signed by Francis Wray, no witnesses signed. Deed Book 2:499, Lunenburg Co., VA.
1762 July Deed of sale from Francis Wray to David Allen proved by oath of Thomas Hunter. [Johnston County NC Court Minutes Book 1759-1766, page 62.) “This part of Johnston County became Wake County NC in 1769”