I am a descendent of Robert Zachariah Allen, son of James Madison Allen, son of Benjamin B. Allen, all of Limrock, Jackson County, Alabama.My Dad says two of his uncles were blind in one eye, doesn't remember if they played the fiddler, but an aunt was gifted with the guitar.
Our family is buried in the Isbell Cemetery, Jackson Co., Alabama.I recently added burial information to the find a grave site.
We are trying to determine if Mary Allen Birdwell is a relative of my great great great grandfather, Benjamin Blanton Allen who married Mary Isbell.Ethlyn Rainey corresponded with my Dad in the 1970's and she suggested Mary Allen Birdwell might be a sister or aunt to our Benjamin B. Allen.
We are looking for the names of Benjamin B. Allen's parents.Benjamin B. Allen was born in Nov. 1817 in Clayton Co., Georgia.We don't know if his Dad was named David, or if he was a descendent of the Revolutionary War soldier Robert Allen, from Madison Co., Al.Etlyn Rainey told my Dad that we are double cousins to her, from both the Isbell line and the Allen line.
If you can send me some Allen names, I can check with my Dad, 85, still living and with an excellent memory.