Leonard Preece Allen

Brief Life History of Leonard Preece

When Leonard Preece Allen was born on 16 June 1885, in Cove, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Andrew Bickmore Allen, was 25 and his mother, Susanna Elizabeth Preece, was 21. He married Lena Maud Wallace on 16 June 1909, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Richmond Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 20 May 1950, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Leonard Preece Allen
Lena Maud Wallace
Marriage: 16 June 1909
Eva Lorraine VanSycle
Dorothy Elizabeth Alleman

Sources (44)

  • Lenord Allen in household of Andrew B Allen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lenard P Allen, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Leonard Preece Allen, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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1891 · The Logan Tabernacle is Dedicated

The Logan Tabernacle was dedicated by Wilford Woodruff in 1891 and has been a center piece of Logan since then. In the late 1980's, the Tabernacle underwent a restoration project that restored all the original pioneer designs. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 20, 1975.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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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Leonard Preece Allen

Leonard Preece Allen Second son of Andrew B. and Susanna P. Allen was born the 16th of June 1885. He attended grade school. He was called on a mission to the Southern States. He left the 13th o …

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