Lettie Alice Allen

1872–1962 (Age 90)
Hart, Georgia, United States

The Life of Lettie Alice

When Lettie Alice Allen was born on 2 August 1872, in Hart, Georgia, United States, her father, James Monroe Allen, was 26 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Frances Sanders, was 21. She married Parker Hayne Holland on 11 November 1891. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Reed Creek, Hart, Georgia, United States for about 40 years. She died on 24 September 1962, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Lettie Alice Allen
Parker Hayne Holland
Marriage: 11 November 1891
Roxie Lula Holland
Howell Lawson Holland
Icie Louvenia Holland
Dessie Mae Holland
Eula Evie Holland
Clarence Teasley Holland
Talcie Edna Holland
Marvin Dupree Holland
Truman Walker Holland
Arnold Monroe Holland

Spouse & Children

11 November 1891


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • James Monroe Allen


  • Mary Elizabeth Frances Sanders




+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 21

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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 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)

  • Alice Hollond in household of Parker H Hollond, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Allice Allen in household of James Allen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alice L Holland in household of Parker H Holland, "United States Census, 1930"

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