I am searching for information about an Allen mcroy who took a ward of the state to care for. This child was John lankford. The court minutes of McMinn County Tenn share the names and the date in Aug of 1837.John was my ggrandfater. He was born in NC, Rutherforford county to Braxton Lankford. I do not know how he got to tenn, but know that he had an aunt who married a Johnson that was in that area. amy help would be appreciated.