My great grandmother was Ruth Louise Allen. She was born October 30, 1903 in South Norfolk, VA and died October 22, 1985 in Royal, Beaufort Co, NC. Her parents were Sylvestor Rufus Allen & Faith Wilbur Ostrander. Now at this point in my genealogy I can find information on most anybody this close to me, but I have not been able to find one shred of information on Sylvestor except what my grand-aunt has been able to give and that one bit of information is that he died in 1914, lived in Norfolk, VA most of his life but that his parents were born in North Carolina, most likely Beaufort County. I don't have any facts that he was born in Beaufort except that an Allen in the area that my father went to school with said that we were related (and his Allen family comes from Beaufort County.) I currently live in Beaufort County myself.