Mollie Ione Allen

1868–1947 (Age 79)
Texas, United States

The Life of Mollie Ione

When Mollie Ione Allen was born on 7 January 1868, in Texas, United States, her father, George F Allen, was 21 and her mother, Mary J. Harrison, was 9. She married Calvin Lane Simmons M.D. on 30 September 1886. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Liberty Hill, Williamson, Texas, United States in 1920 and Commissioner's Precinct 1, Scurry, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 April 1947, in Snyder, Scurry, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Liberty Hill Cemetery, Liberty Hill, Williamson, Texas, United States.

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Mollie Ione Allen
Calvin Lane Simmons M.D.
Marriage: 30 September 1886
Allen Simmons
Ira Simmons
Fay Simmons
Ima Ruth Simmons
Margaret "Maggie" Jewell Simmons
Calvin Truett Simmons
Flint Lane Simmons
Hallie Simmons
Darling Simmons

Spouse & Children

30 September 1886
, Liberty, Texas


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • George F Allen


  • Mary J. Harrison




World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 2

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

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

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)

  • Mollie I Swinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mollie I Simmons, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mollie Allen in household of George F Allen, "United States Census, 1880"

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