JOHNJACKSONALLEN was born in Covington, Newton County, Georgia in 1822.He married Caroline Martin, she was born in Anderson County, South Carolina. Both diedin Clay County, Alabama,they are buried in the Ashland City Cemetery.Her parents were James Franklin and Margarete "Peggy"-Walker. Iwas blessed with a friend who sent me WALKER andMARTIN families.
He was 32 when they moved to Alabama. When John Jackson Allen was seventeen, his parents and a sister died of typhoid fever, he made the coffins and buried them. He had five year old twin brothers, an uncle took them either to Canada or California and he never saw them again.
He served in the Army, CSA. Was a very successful farmer.