Allen Preston Driskell

29 October 1863–20 January 1931 (Age 67)
Rose Hill, Covington, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Allen Preston

When Allen Preston Driskell was born on 29 October 1863, in Rose Hill, Covington, Alabama, United States, his father, Allen Jefferson Driskell, was 25 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, was 25. He married Nancy Jane Ward on 19 January 1888, in Jackson, Clarke, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Alabama, United States in 1870 and United States in 1920. He died on 20 January 1931, in Wilmer, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Palestine Church, Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Preston Driskell
1863–1931
Edna Earl Holder
1873–1940
Marriage: 23 May 1894
Ethel Maggie Driskell
1895–1901
Lena Edna Driskell
1897–1990
Clara Belle Driskell
1899–1935
Alla Driskell
1900–1992
Mary Beatrice "Mamie" Driskell
1902–2004
Wilda Driskell
1907–1998
Bessie Lee Driskell
1909–1999
Willis Holder Driskell
1912–1980
Alice Vivian Driskell
1914–2008

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1894Jackson, Clarke, Alabama, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1865
    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1865 · Alabama Ratifies the 13th Amendment
    Age 2
    Alabama ratified the 13th Amendment on December 2, 1865. The Thirteenth Amendment officially became part of the Constitution on December 6, 1865. Roughly 440,000 Alabamians born into slavery were freed and made citizens. However, loopholes in the law made this a slow process.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 18
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Driscoll .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Driscoll

    Story Highlight

    Allen Preston Driskell

    I never know my grandfather.Just what my Mother told me.

    Sources (18)

    • Allen P Driskill in household of Allen J Driskill, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Allen Presley Driskell in entry for Comer Jones Driskell and Susie Julia Feehter, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • A. P. Driskell in entry for Clara Bell Reaves, "Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974"

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