Malinda L Allen

1812–18 June 1862 (Age 50)
Williamson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Malinda L

Malinda L Allen was born in 1812, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States. She married Roland C Breeden on 13 October 1839, in Warren, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Hinds, Mississippi, United States in 1850. She died on 18 June 1862, in Monticello, Lawrence, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Roland C Breeden
1808–1863
Malinda L Allen
1812–1862
Marriage: 13 October 1839
Ellender E Breeden
1840–1865
Cerelda Emaline Breeden
1842–1895
Martha J Breeden
1844–1922
Champ Terry Breeden
1846–1899
Roland E Breeden
1847–
Perry Breeden
1850–1910
Viola Breeden
1854–1865
Ballard Breeden
1857–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 October 1839
Warren, Mississippi, United States
children

(8)

    Female1840–1865Female

    Cerelda Emaline Breeden

    Female1842–1895Female

    Female1844–1922Female

    Champ Terry Breeden

    Male1846–1899Male

    Roland E Breeden

    Male1847–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1817

Age 5

Mississippi is the 20th state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Malinda L Breeden in household of Roland C Breeden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Malinda Breedin in household of R E Breedin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Melinda Allen in entry for Rowland Breeden, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"

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