Searching for Josiah Alvah Allen, b. 1818 in Ohio, may have been in Franklin co. IN as early at 1820, m. Catharine/Katherine Rinker, 2 Oct 1842 in Porter Co. IN, moved to Miami co. KS about 1853, died KS 1864. Children: Francis Cleveland, William Henry, Lydia Ann, Maryett, Almeda Alice Alvah Josiah.