John, I have a Sampson Allen, born in NC, lived in TN and may have moved to MO.He was the son of Thomas Allen.Also, isted on 1819 Tax List of Montgomery County, MO.Vol. 8, Missouri Pioneers. Listed on 1823 Tax List of Callaway County, MO. Volume 6, Missouri Pioneers, pp. 106-109. Listed on 1823-25 Combined land and property list, Callaway County, MO. (Stanley, p. 8) According to Beth Craig, Bethel Allen was the administer of his estate and became guardian of his daughters. (Beth Craig).