I have just started searching myself for the Allen's. My grandfather was Rufus Wallace Allen b. Aug 19. 1893. He was married to Gennie B. Shelton b. 1896. They lived in western OK around Cheyenne. He had several brothers and sisters. Abjah, Willie, Samantha, Barbra, Aubie, Ruth, Clevie. My Great Grandfather was Cornellius Wallace Allen hemarried Ellen Norcessi Smith in Bowie TX.