WILLIAM ALLEN b. about 1822 probably in Skull, Cork Co. Ireland. His father was also named William. The 1822 William was a Protestant school master in Ballydehob. He married SARAH DUNIGAN, b. about 1850. Their children, all born in Ireland, oldest to youngest: THOMAS, ROBERT, WILLIAM, HELENA, ELIZABETH, JOHN HENRY, KATHLEEN, RICHARD. Sarah ran off with a Frenchman and the family split up. MOST IMMIGRATED TO ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA during the later 1800's, early 1900's. Sarah last seen in Adelaide, Australia with Irish/French daughter who became an opera star.