Sylba Helene Allen

Female10 July 1873–27 January 1936

Brief Life History of Sylba Helene

When Sylba Helene Allen was born on 10 July 1873, in Prineville, Crook, Oregon, United States, her father, Andrew Marion Allen, was 25 and her mother, Cynthia Ann Butler, was 21. She married Dean Duncan Bolton on 9 January 1895, in Wasco, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Asotin, Washington, United States in 1900 and The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon, United States for about 20 years. She died on 27 January 1936, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Dean Duncan Bolton
1865–1935
Sylba Helene Allen
1873–1936
Marriage: 9 January 1895
Eunice Beth Bolton
1902–1986
Arol Michael Bolton
1904–1980
Nedra Oliva Bolton
1906–1976
Delta Uarda Bolton
1912–1964

Sources (18)

  • Sylba Bolton in household of Dean D Bolton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sylba Bolton, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Sylba Bolton, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 January 1895Wasco, Oregon, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    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.

    1889 · Washington Becomes a State

    Age 16

    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 17

    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 the Middle English, Old French personal name Alain, Alein (Old Breton Alan), 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. From 1139 it was common in Scotland, where the surname also derives from Gaelic Ailéne, Ailín, from 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. Saint Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another Saint Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

    English: occasionally perhaps from the rare Middle English femaje personal name Aline (Old French Adaline, Aaline), a pet form of ancient Germanic names in Adal-, especially Adalheidis (see Allis ).

    French: variant of Allain , a cognate of 1 above, and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

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

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