Recently came across family bible.Posting this info in case someone can use it.My wife's grandfather was John H. Allen, born Sept 30 1839 in Mecklenburg co. N.C. Next appears in Tippah Co. Miss. with daughter Emma J. born 20th May 1862 and a son John born 24th June 1864.Then he moved to Poinsett co. Ark. Married a second time to a very young woman named Collie, but I don't have her maiden name, the marriage produced Lillie C. 19th Sept. 1874, Charles W. 22nd Dec 1872, Willie 16th April 1876, Hester 21st Jan. 1880, William K.17th Dec. 1881, Fannie 29th Mar. 1884, Mary C. 29th Mar. 1886, Laura H. 18th 1888. In 1893 he married for a 3rd time to Rush Gregory who had a daughter Wille by a previous marriage.Rush and John then had Susie Belle born 30th of May 1894, Thomas E. 28th Oct. 1897, and Sara Ruth 18th May 1899. Thomas E. was my wife's father. He died in 1977.