Thomas ALLENDER and his wife Armilia HENDRY came to Brown Co.IN Hamblen Twsp.in 1850,after the census had been taken in Monroe Co.OH where they were listed,with their children.Armilia was the daughter of Nicholas HENDRY and Mary CHERRY.They are buried in Unity Baptist Cemetery,on Spearsville Road.
Their youngest son Thomas was born in Brown Co.IN IN 1851.He married Elizabeth TURNER,Aug.30,1875,in Brown Co.IN,daughter of Elisha Danuel TURNER and Rebecca MCCOY.Elizabeth and Thomas were parents of Cecil, Omer, Bert,and Dan ALLENDER,Mary Nettie ALLISON,
Hazel VOLAND,and Chloe,who married Charles Ford,son of Joseph A.Ford and Lydia ABBETT.
My mother Charlene FORD b. 10/14/1909 Brown Co.Hamblen Twsp.d.1995 Johnson Co.IN,was the oldest daughter of Charles FORD and Chloe ALLENDER.Their other children were Chester,Mabel,Geneva,Virginia,Irene,Paul,Wayne,Carl,Betty,
Richard,RoseMary,and Robert.They moved to Johnson Co.IN where she married Oliver McTarsney,and they were parents of 12 children.Charles and Chloe Ford later moved to Columbus IN,and are buried in the Edinburgh,IN cemetery.