Edith E Allen

13 November 1871–13 November 1916 (Age 45)
Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Edith E

When Edith E Allen was born on 13 November 1871, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Rodolphus W Allen, was 38 and her mother, Amanda M Davis, was 35. She married Frank A. LeValley on 8 June 1893, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 13 November 1916, in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank A. LeValley
1873–
Edith E Allen
1871–1916
Marriage: 8 June 1893

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 June 1893
Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1833–1892Male

    Amanda M Davis

    Female1836–1883Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

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.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1886

Age 15

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Edith E Allen in household of R W Allen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edith E Le Valley in household of Frank A Le Valley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edith E Le Valley in household of Frank A Le Valley, "United States Census, 1910"

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