Hellen Barbara Allen

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

The Life 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
1863
Marengo, Alabama, United States
children

(7)

    Albert Sideny Vick

    Male1865–1938Male

    Claudia Gates Vick

    Female1868–1937Female

    Male1869–1950Male

    Charles Brown Vick

    Male1873–1881Male

    Female1875–1970Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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

English and Scottish: 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. Various suggestions have been put forward regarding its origin; the most plausible is that it originally meant ‘little rock’. Compare Gaelic ailín, diminutive of 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. St. Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another St. Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hellen Vick in household of Daisy M Clarke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen B Vick in household of Daisy M Clarke, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Helen Vick in household of Daisy Clark, "United States Census, 1920"

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