Alice Augusta Allen

29 July 1864–26 January 1890 (Age 25)
Reedville, Washington, Oregon, United States

The Life Summary of Alice Augusta

When Alice Augusta Allen was born on 29 July 1864, in Reedville, Washington, Oregon, United States, her father, Isaac Tidwell Allen, was 33 and her mother, Asenath Cecelia Dustin, was 35. She married John Meredith Holcomb on 22 January 1883, in Washington, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Scofield, Washington, Oregon, United States in 1880. She died on 26 January 1890, in West Union, Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in West Union, Washington, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Meredith Holcomb
1856–1900
Alice Augusta Allen
1864–1890
Marriage: 22 January 1883
Alfred Marion Holcomb
1883–1938
Steven Allen Holcomb
1886–1968

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1883Washington, Oregon, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1865
    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1866 · Married Women's Property Act
    Age 2
    Married Women’s Property Act protected women’s rights protected property for women in Oregon upon the death of her husband. 
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 8
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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 (6)

    • Augusta Allen Holcomb Holcomb in entry for Steven Allen Holcomb, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Births, 1842-1917"
    • Augusta Wardle in household of Aseneath Wardle, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Alice Allen in entry for Steve A Holcomb and May M Kaufman Trimble, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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