Columbus M. Allen b. 1844 SC married Rachael J. Duke 1866 in Itawamba Co. MS. They are in Itawamba Co. MS. 1870 and by 1880 they are in Palo Pinto TX.
Columbus Allen 36 farmer SC SC SC Rachael Allen 31 MS AL MS Cyntha A. Allen 12 MS SC MS James G. Allen 10 MS SC MS Rachael A. Allen 6 MS SC MS Nancy L. Allen 5 MS SC MS and a brother, Robert B. Allen 26 MS SC SC
1910 in Knox TX
I found Rachael J. Allen 61 widow MS AL MS mother of 11 and 9 living.With her were: Jessie Laurence 26 widow TX NC TX and Cordelia E. Allen 30 TX NC MS I believe that Jessie and Cordelia are daughters of Rachael J. Allen.
1920 Palo Pinto TX
Rachael Allen 70 widow MS AL MS living with Mary Bonds 38 widow TX NC MS.
Texas death records: Cordelia Eugenia McCoy born Jan. 6, 1880 Palo Pinto TX died Aug. 23 1949 Kleberg TXparents listed as: C. M. Allen and Rachel Jane Duke.Burial Bishop Cemetery Nueces TX
William Henry Allen born Nov. 1, 1883 Palo Pinto TX died Sep. 24, 1964 Somervall TX. Parents were listed as: Columbus M. Allen and Rachel J. Duke.Burial Powell Cemetery AKA Amulet Hood TX
Anyone with information on this family please contact me.