Ollie D Allen

1888–1976 (Age 88)
Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ollie D

When Ollie D Allen was born on 15 November 1888, in Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States, her father, John E. Allen, was 48 and her mother, Virginia Triplett Clarke, was 37. She had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with James Robert Carrington. She lived in Magisterial District 3, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 4, Clark, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 3 November 1976, in Winchester, Clark, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Carlisle, Nicholas, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ollie D Allen
James Robert Carrington
Corrine Carrington
Virginia Carrington
John Carrington
Charles Carrington
Paul Allen Carrington

Spouse & Children

  • Female1888–1976Female

  • James Robert Carrington




  • Corrine Carrington


  • Virginia Carrington


  • John Carrington


  • Charles Carrington


  • Paul Allen Carrington


Parents & Siblings

  • John E. Allen


  • Virginia Triplett Clarke




  • Elitian Lydia Allen


  • Susan Allen


  • John Allen


  • Male1874–1964Male

  • Ella Allen


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 4

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

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)

  • Ollie D Carrington in household of James R Carrington, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ollie D Allen in household of John E Allen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ollie D Carrington, "United States Census, 1930"

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