He married Margaret A Hampton on 11 August 1818 in Wilkes, North Carolina.
He died 25 February 1884 in Wilkes, North Carolina and was buried in White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, Roaring River, Wilkes County, NC. Find A Grave: Memorial #57395698. 
Place: Post Office: Elkin, Edwards, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Census Enumeration Date: 5 August 1870
Richard Allen (age 83, born in North Carolina) was enumerated with wife Margaret Allen (age 79, born in North Carolina), daughter Rosa A Allen, daughter Margaret Stacy, Stacy grandchildren and other members of the family. See 1870 Census for details. 
↑ 1.01.1 Find A Grave, database and images accessed 10 January 2018, memorial page for Richard Allen (15 Aug 1786–25 Feb 1884), citing White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, Roaring River, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA; Created by Bowersca, Find A Grave: Memorial #57395698.
↑ 2.02.1 "United States Census, 1870," FamilySearch database with images, Richard Allen, North Carolina, United States; citing p. 17, family 129, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,664. [Link]
↑ "North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868", FamilySearch database, Richard Jr. Allen and Margaret A. Hampton, 11 August 1818, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States. [Link]
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However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
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