Good news!We can connect with you on the Allen and Sims families- both.Esther Sims was the daughter of Barney B. (White) Sims and Caroline S. (Donie) Spence Sims.My husband's grandfather was Martin S. Sims, Jr., and Barney (White) Sims was his brother.They were the sons of Martin Strong Sims and Mary M. Torrence Sims.Roy Allen was the son of Will and Ada Allen.Ok, my husband's mother was a Brown.Her father was Ed Brown,the son ofSusan J.(Sudie) Allen Brown.Susan J. (Sudie) Allen Brown was a sister to William E. Allen.Susan J. and William E. Allen were just two of the children of Ethan Thomas Allen and Mary Isabelle Moore Allen.Esther Sims Allen & Roy Allen were divorced, and she married DennyR. Oliver, the second time.Ed Brown's wife, Jewel, was a sister to Denny Oliver, so there is that connection. I hope this helps you.Contact me, and will give more details to you.