Edmund Lilly Allen
II, was born in Moscow, Fayette Co.,
Tennessee, on June 23, 1860, the son of Edmund Lilly Allen I and Rebecca
Magdalene Smith. He married Sudie Tackett in McKinney, Texas, and
they had four children. Edmund Lilly Allen and his brother-in-law, Thomas
Nelson Tackett (who married Edmund's sister, Harriett Lee Allen) went into
business together as merchants. They had stores in Plano, Ginger, and most
notably, in Emory, Texas, where both families lived.
Edmund and Sudie had four children. He died September
14, 1933 in Dallas, Texas.