Emma's father was John Allen (b. VA.1828-aft. 1880). He married Mary Ann Sutton (b. 1837 Indiana died aft. 1900). Mary Ann had a sister named Sarah who md. a John W. James. d/o Hannibal Sutton (b. NY abt. 1820, d. aft 1880) and Phoebe ___. John Allen's father was Charles Allen (of Washington & Lee Co's Va.) John's mother was Celia McNew. I believe Charles Allensfather was Daniel, who was living with Charles and family per 1850 Indiana census. The Children of John and Mary Ann (Sutton) Allen include: Eliza J., Emma R., Sarah N., Martha C., Hannibal, and others. Hannibal in Furnas Co. per 1900 census. Mary Ann, widowed is in household. Martha and her husband William Mosher is there too! Martha and William md. in Swanton, Saline Co. in 1887. I have marriage cert. Hannibal Allen is witness. Brenda,please send me what you have on Emma and Sarah's descendants. I try to compile as complete a record of the family tree as possible down to the present. I'll send all my Allen ancestry info. plus all of Martha's descendants (I have compiled most of them. I'll send Sutton info too! Martha's daughter Ida Mae md. Clyde Dunn (my grandparents) in Cape Co. Mo. See my Sutton entry in genforum listed as Hannibal and Skyler Sutton. Looking forward to exchanging more info.