Anna E Allen

Femaleabout 1845–28 February 1891

Brief Life History of Anna E

When Anna E Allen was born about 1845, in Georgia, United States, her father, Elisha Anderson Allen, was 44 and her mother, Isabelle Jeanette Evans, was 24. She lived in Burke, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and District 67, Burke, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 28 February 1891, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Anderson Allen
1802–1862
Isabelle Jeanette Evans
1822–1904
Robert Henry Allen
1840–1906
Anna E Allen
1845–1891
Elisha Evans Allen
1842–1868
Daniel Richard Allen
1848–1909
Margaret Caroline Allen
1851–1916
Jeanette F. Allen
1857–
Annie Eliza Allen
1861–1926
Elisha Anderson Allen
1864–1923

Sources (3)

  • Ann E Allen in household of Elisha A Allen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna E Allen in household of Elisha E Allen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Annie Allen in household of Robt Allen, "United States Census, 1880"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (7)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1861

Age 16

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

1863

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Alain, Alein (Old Breton Alan), from a Celtic personal name of great antiquity and obscurity. In England the personal name is now usually spelled Alan, the surname Allen; in Scotland the surname is more often Allan. From 1139 it was common in Scotland, where the surname also derives from Gaelic Ailéne, Ailín, from ail ‘rock’. The present-day frequency of the surname Allen in England and Ireland is partly accounted for by the popularity of the personal name among Breton followers of William the Conqueror, by whom it was imported first to Britain and then to Ireland. Saint Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another Saint Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

English: occasionally perhaps from the rare Middle English femaje personal name Aline (Old French Adaline, Aaline), a pet form of ancient Germanic names in Adal-, especially Adalheidis (see Allis ).

French: variant of Allain , a cognate of 1 above, and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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