Posted By:Joe Penn
Subject:Ancestors of John Zimry Allen of South Carolina
Post Date:May 01, 2012 at 13:13:58
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Forum:Allen Family Genealogy Forum
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My greatgrandfather was John Zimry Allen born 9-14-1931 in N.C. He was married to Elizabeth Jane Deese. They are both buried in a cemetery in Rock Hill, SC. I have been unable to find any info about the parents of either of them. Based on my grandmother's long straight black hair and dark skin I wonder if the Allens were part Native American. I have discovered that Allen is a common name in the Cherokee Nation. Can anyone help with this? wife of Joe Penn