Orson Mar Allen

27 May 1893–26 May 1980 (Age 86)
Peoa, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Orson Mar

When Orson Mar Allen was born on 27 May 1893, in Peoa, Summit, Utah, United States, his father, Robert E. Allen, was 28 and his mother, Ellen Maxwell, was 25. He married Floretta Simpson on 24 August 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cowley, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1910 and Hanna, Duchesne, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 26 May 1980, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orson Mar Allen
1893–1980
Floretta Simpson
1895–1972
Marriage: 24 August 1922
Shirley Anna Allen
1923–1999
Callis Kay Allen
1925–2003
Phyllis Allen
1928–2004
Jean Alyse Allen
1931–1999
Edwin Simpson Allen
1935–2012
Doyle Orson Allen
1939–1998

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 August 1922Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    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.
    1900
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries - 1900: Big Horn, Wyoming, United States
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 23
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Allenby
    Allin
    Allyn
    Alano
    Alan
    Allan
    Allinson
    Allain
    Alen
    Allis
    Alleyne
    Alling

    Sources (36)

    • Arson Mar Allen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Orson Mar Allen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Orson M Allen in entry for Callis Kay Allen, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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