John Allen married Mahala Priscill Mills on 10 Mar 1854 in Casey County, KY where he was from (and she also, probably). listed were three children: Nimrod - b. 2 Apr 1855 KY 2. Susan b. @ 1857 MO (probably Clay County) 3. Mary Elizabeth b. 27 Sep 1863 Clay County, MO d. 12 Jun 1948 Clay Co, MO married Oscar Sevage in 1885 in Clay Co, MOhad 6 children
John Allen married Mary Dinah (or also spelled Dianah) Broadhurst.
children - all born Clay County, MO
James Oscar b. 1869 John Enoch b. 1872 (eventually moved to Kansas) George Franklin b. 1875 (married in Kansas) Sarah Cordelia b. 1877 Little Angle (? - Angel? ) b. 1881 (did this child die and is unnamed?) Samuel Jefferson b. 1885
The Broadhursts were from TN and living in MO by 1832.
John Allen married # 1Mahala Pricilla Mill on 10 Mar 1854 in Casey Co, KY
John Allen Married # 2 Mary Dinah Broadhurst on 14 Jan 1869
That will help keep straight where the weddings took place, and where the kids were born. John Allen was apparently in Clay County, MO by about 1857 when his daughter Susan was born.Knowing these dates - one can search particular county records for :births, deaths, marriages, Bible records, land deeds, etc.