Ananias Allen, b.6/15/1756-d.9/23/1840, is my 5th great grandfather, m.1775 in Wilkes Co., N.C. to Elizabeth Laxton, b.9/17/1757-d.9/22/1840. They had 11 children: 1. John Allen b.1776-d.1857, m.1798 to Elizabeth "Betsy" Carlton 2. Ananias Allen, Jr., b.5/16/1778-d.8/8/1872, m.4/10/1806 to Susanna Elrod 3. Gideon Allen, b.1780-d.11/1813, m.1800 to Sarah Millender 4. Patience L.Allen, b.5/1782-d.8/27/1855, m.1804 to Alexander West, Jr. 5. (daughter) Allen, b.1784-d.1785? 6. Elizabeth "Bettie" Allen, b.1786-d.1831, m.1803 to Samuel McCrary 7. Lucy Allen, b.1790-d.1818-1884?, m. William Grider 8. Hiram Allen, b.1/22/1792-d.9/26/1868, m.1814 to Mary "Polly" Dick 9. Mary "Polly" Allen, b.1795-d.1857, m.7/26/1812 to John Rippetoe 10.Ann Allen, b.1799-d.1870, m.11/19/1815 to Amos Grider 11.Wilson Laxton Allen, b.8/26/1802-d.10/12/1860, my 4th great grandfather, m.2/6/1827 to Sarah Campbell I have more info on this line if your interested.