Grace Marie Allen

1898–1982 (Age 83)
Montana, United States

The Life of Grace Marie

When Grace Marie Allen was born on 12 December 1898, in Montana, United States, her father, Daniel Ethan Allen, was 25 and her mother, Mabel Dawes, was 21. She married Finus L. Lewis on 29 June 1921, in Livingston, Park, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States in 1900 and School District 4 Livingston, Park, Montana, United States in 1940. She died on 13 January 1982, in Livingston, Park, Montana, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Grace Marie Allen
Finus L. Lewis
Marriage: 29 June 1921
Allen L. Lewis

Spouse & Children

29 June 1921
Livingston, Park, Montana, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Daniel Ethan Allen


  • Female1877–1957Female



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1902 · Montana Capital Building Completed

Age 4

Construction started on the Montana state capital in 1899. In 1902 the capital was completed.

Age 22

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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)

  • Grace A Lewis in household of Finus L Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace A Lewis in household of Finus L Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Allen in household of Dan E Allen, "United States Census, 1920"

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