Rhoda Elizabeth Veazey

1874–1973 (Age 99)
Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of Rhoda Elizabeth

When Rhoda Elizabeth Veazey was born on 1 January 1874, in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States, her father, Zachariah Taylor Veazey, was 24 and her mother, Rhoda Ann Hunt, was 20. She married Hiram Walter Allen on 27 September 1894, in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Police Jury Ward 8, Union, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years and Union, St. James, Louisiana, United States in 1930. She died on 13 February 1973, in Linville, Union, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Rhoda Elizabeth Veazey
Hiram Walter Allen
Marriage: 27 September 1894
Charles Lifford Allen
Perris P Allen
Eddith Veazey Allen
Johnnie Hiram Allen
Eva Olynn Allen
Annie Mae Allen
Vernie Hartwell Allen
James Calvin Allen
Robert Clark Allen
Gertie Mae Allen
Richard Keith Allen
Durelle Lee Allen Sr

Spouse & Children

27 September 1894
Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States


  • Male1895–1995Male

  • Eddith Veazey Allen


  • Male1899–1979Male

  • Eva Olynn Allen


  • Annie Mae Allen


+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Zachariah Taylor Veazey


  • Rhoda Ann Hunt




+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 1

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 26

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a cheerful person, from a reduced form of Anglo-Norman French enveisié ‘playful’, ‘merry’ (Old French envoisié, past participle of envoisier ‘to sport, enjoy oneself’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rhoda E Vearzy in household of G Vearzy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lizzie Allen in household of Hiram W Allen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizebth Allen in household of Hiram W Allen, "United States Census, 1930"

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