George Allen

Brief Life History of George

When George Allen was born on 2 April 1876, in Clay, Webster, Kentucky, United States, his father, Elisha Elihue W. Allen, was 21 and his mother, Amanda Ellen Garland, was 18. He had at least 2 daughters with Daisy Johnson. He lived in Winona Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Prairie Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 14 October 1943, in Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Berryville Memorial Cemetery, Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Allen
1876–1943
Daisy Johnson
1888–1961
Myrtle J. Allen
1903–2009
Mattie Marie Allen
1908–2001

Sources (9)

  • George Allen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Allen, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • George Allen, "Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1888

Historical Boundaries - 1888: Clay, Kentucky, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

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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