Mollie Elizabeth Allen

1895–1957 (Age 62)
Pipers Gap, Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mollie Elizabeth

When Mollie Elizabeth Allen was born on 12 July 1895, in Pipers Gap, Carroll, Virginia, United States, her father, James Allen, was 54 and her mother, Rosella Bell Bedsaul, was 20. She married Frederick Emerson Day on 8 April 1917, in Galax, Carroll, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Piper Gap Magisterial District, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 18 December 1957, in Galax, Virginia, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Allen Cemetery, Galax, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mollie Elizabeth Allen
1895–1957
Frederick Emerson Day
1895–1957
Marriage: 8 April 1917
Bernard Bebout Day
1918–1970
Heath Hodevac Day
1920–2003
Ruth Day
1922–
Margaret Ethel Day
1924–
Robert Jefferson Day
1927–1988
Alvin Day
1929–1929

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 April 1917
Galax, Carroll, Virginia, United States
children

(6)

  • Bernard Bebout Day

    Male1918–1970Male

  • Heath Hodevac Day

    Male1920–2003Male

  • Ruth Day

    Female1922–Female

  • Margaret Ethel Day

    Female1924–Female

  • Male1927–1988Male

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • James Allen

    Male1841–1924Male

  • Rosella Bell Bedsaul

    Female1875–1938Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 4

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 Allen in household of Elizabeth Sheppard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mollie Day in household of Fred Day, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mollie Day in household of Fredrick Day, "United States Census, 1940"

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