Kitty Clyde Allen

1871–1949 (Age 78)
Titus, Texas, United States

The Life of Kitty Clyde

When Kitty Clyde Allen was born on 9 January 1871, in Titus, Texas, United States, her father, John Washington Allen, was 54 and her mother, Sarah Arcena Eggleston, was 37. She married J. Harvey Riggs on 26 August 1891, in Comanche, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Guadalupe, New Mexico, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 5 Fort Sumner, DeBaca, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 30 August 1949, in Marion, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Flippin, Marion, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kitty Clyde Allen
J. Harvey Riggs
Marriage: 26 August 1891
Nellie Inez Riggs

Spouse & Children

  • Female1871–1949Female

  • J. Harvey Riggs


26 August 1891
Comanche, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • John Washington Allen


  • Sarah Arcena Eggleston




  • Martha Jane Allen


  • Rachel Ellen Allen


  • Mary Anne Allen


  • Female1859–1947Female

  • Female1861–1947Female

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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.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 12

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Kitty Clyde Weaver in household of Travis J Weaver, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clyde Weaver in household of Russel Weaver, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Kitty Weaver in household of W R Weaver, "United States Census, 1920"

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