Francis Myers ALLEN was born in Ohio around 1816. His father (name unknown)was born in NJ and his mother (name unknown)was born in PA. He moved to Iowa around 1838. He married Charlotte SMITH in 1840. The lived in Henry and Jefferson Co. Iowa. They moved to Hickory Co. MO and then back to Iowa during the war in 1860. They then moved on to Bourbon Co., Kansas. I lose they here in 1885. They children go on to live in Colorado near Denver. My web site has all my ALLEN line posted at http://www.futureone.com/~dallen.