Yes I am the son of Vernon, but Molly is my stepmother.They married after my mother. Dad had 8 more children with Molly (Marlene). My mother and dad had 3 sons, Larry Grant, Gary Lee(deceased) and me Vern Jr.My mothers name is Dorothy R.Christiansen (maiden name.) Yes I do know of Aunt Irene. My Dad spoke of her quite often. No, I do not know of Frank Gray, but will see if anyone else does. Do you know anything more of the Allison's beyond my granderfather Walter? Be waiting patiently for your reply!