Ancel was a son of Alvin Allgood and Mary T. Alexander.
He married the widow Sarah Ann Cornelius McDonald Sept. 26, 1865 in Blount County AL. Sarah Ann was the daughter of Joel Adams Cornelius and Mary Easley, and the widow of Hugh A. McDonald who was killed in the Civil War. This couple had three known children of their own: Mary Jane, James Alexander, and Joel; they also adopted a daughter Katie.
1880 Marshall Co., AL, ED 252, Sh 11: A.R. Allgood, 35, SC; Sarah A., 45, AL; Mary J., 16, AL; James S.A., 12, AL; Joseph A., 8, AL; Fannie L. Waters, 9/12, AL.
1900 Scurry Co., TX, ED 134, Sh 12B: Encal(?) R. Allgood, May 1844, 56, SC; Sarah A., Nov 1840, 60, AL; Katie F. Huett, Sep 1879, 20, AL, daughter; Willie A., Dec 1895, 4, AR, grandson. 6 children, 3 alive
1910 Hall Co., TX, ED 126, Sh 3B: Ansell R. Allgood, 63, SC; Sarah R., 68, AL, 6 children, 2 alive
1920 Hall Co., TX, ED 112, Sh 17: Ancel L. Allgood, 72, SC; Sarah A., 71, AL.
Hall County TX Death Certificate #13870. Ansel Lemroe Allgood, age 73 years, 10 months, 24 days, died April 8, 1920 in Estelline, Hall County TX. Born May 18, 1846 in Alabama. Cause of death: heart failure. Father: Alvin Allgood, Louisianna (?); Mother: Not known; Informant: Mrs. M.J. Bennett, Estelline TX. Buried Estelline Cemetery, Estelline, Hall County TX on April 8, 1920.