Allen Webster Pinson

11 May 1874–31 January 1923 (Age 48)
Etowah, Alabama, United States

The Life of Allen Webster

Allen Webster Pinson was born on 11 May 1874. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Nina Elizabeth Spurgeon. He lived in Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 31 January 1923, in Etowah, Alabama, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Mccauleys Chapel Umc Cemetery, Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Webster Pinson
1874–1923
Nina Elizabeth Spurgeon
1882–1955
Clarence Pinson
1906–1984
Mary Alma Pinson
1908–1997
Lewis A. Pinson
1915–1998

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Clarence Pinson

    Male1906–1984Male

    Mary Alma Pinson

    Female1908–1997Female

    Lewis A. Pinson

    Male1915–1998Male

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 1

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 16

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: from Old French pinson ‘finch’, perhaps a nickname applied to a bright and cheerful person.2 English and French: metonymic occupational name for someone who made pincers or forceps or who used them in their work, from Old French pinson ‘pincers’ (a derivative of pincier ‘to pinch’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allan W Pinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Allen Pinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Allen Pinson in entry for Meyer Levy and Ellen Elizabeth Pinson, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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