John Randolph Allen a pioneer of Tennessee was the father John Randolph Allen, born in 1836.

Married in 1876, Nora Martin, born in 1858, they were natives of Tennessee.

John Randolph and Nora (Martin) Allen were the parents of John Randolph Allen, born February 1877 in Chicago, Illinois.

Married at Fort Smith, Arkansas December 25, 1916, Lulu, daughter of George and Mary Vaughn, born May 8, 1892 in Arkansas City, Kansas.

Mr. Allen organized and directed the first elusively Indian agricultural and art fair among the Seminole and Creek Indians at Wetumka, Hughes County.