Your Allens sound very familiar.I too am looking for information about a Richard Allen that moved to MS.His sons that I know of were Gabriel Allen, a vet. of the War of 1812, he was supposed to have been with Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans.Also Jacob Allen, I think that he was also a vet. of the War of 1812, and Edmund Allen (my ggggrand father), he was know as 'Old Baldy" and was also in the War of 1812.Edmund's son, William Powell Allen was born about 1820 in Ga. and married Mary Emma Cooper in Muscgee Co. Ga.June 10, 1845.His first child, Edmund B. Allen was born in Ala. in Jan 1847. His next child, Nancy W. Allen was born in MS. abt 1848.Then followed Martha Allen b. abt 1848 in Ms.; Mollie Allen b.abt 1854 in MS.; Mary Lou Allen b. abt 1855 in MS. m. a Jim Stingly.; Missouri Allen b.abt 1858 in Ms. m. Ed Ellington; William Thurber Allen (My gfather) b. Dec.18, 1859 in Ms.; then 2 more children a girl Odie Allen and a son Sam Allen. These were all born in Attala Co.,Ms.
Any information would be appreciated.
Any information would be appreciated.Happy Hunting, DYC