Allen Webster Pinson

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

The Life Summary 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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Allen Webster Pinson
Nina Elizabeth Spurgeon
Clarence Pinson
Mary Alma Pinson
Lewis A. Pinson

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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 (5)

  • 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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