Hellen Barbara Allen

3 March 1843–1 May 1930 (Age 87)
Dallas, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Hellen Barbara

When Hellen Barbara Allen was born on 3 March 1843, in Dallas, Alabama, United States, her father, Horatio Gates Allen, was 51 and her mother, Elizabeth Stone, was 41. She married Edmond M. Vick in 1863, in Marengo, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 15 Pineville, Marengo, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Choctaw Corner, Clarke, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 May 1930, in Thomasville, Clarke, Alabama, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Shop Cemetery, Marengo, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edmond M. Vick
1827–1881
Hellen Barbara Allen
1843–1930
Marriage: 1863
Albert Sideny Vick
1865–1938
Claudia Gates Vick
1868–1937
Gordon Ashby Vick
1869–1950
Charles Brown Vick
1873–1881
Daisy May Vick
1875–1970
Allen Vick
1878–1878
Lois Genevieve Vick
1880–1957

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1863Marengo, Alabama, United States
  • Children

    (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire
    Age 6
    The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 23
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 158845;2007: 349315; 2010: 482607)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 ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Allenby
    Allin
    Allyn
    Alano
    Alan
    Allan
    Allinson
    Allain
    Alen
    Allis
    Alleyne
    Alling

    Sources (13)

    • Hellen Vick in household of Daisy M Clarke, "United States Census, 1930"
    • H. C. Allen, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • Helen Allen in entry for Genevieve Vick Curry, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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