My great great grandfather is Benjamin J. Allen, Jr. born 1779 in North Carolina died 6/25/1857 in Verona Nissouri. 1st married Sarah "Sally" Voorhies in Maury Co. Tenn in 1811 then married Mary "Polly" Morrow in Tenn.She is buried in Davidson Cemetary out of Strawn, TX. They were both Cumberland Presbyterians. He was Scoth Irish. We are working on the family history and can not go back any further than Benjamin. Can this be your Benjamin?