Robert Roland Allen

19 August 1900–19 March 1956 (Age 55)
Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Roland

When Robert Roland Allen was born on 19 August 1900, in Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, John Robert Allen, was 24 and his mother, Helen Eliza Hunsaker, was 23. He married Amy Ruth Anderson on 18 November 1926, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rawlins Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1930 and Tremonton Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 19 March 1956, in Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Valleyview Cemetery, Bothwell, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Robert Roland Allen
Amy Ruth Anderson
Marriage: 18 November 1926
Carol Allen
Richard Roland Allen
Thedore Anderson Allen
Dallas Anderson Allen
Janiel Allen
Darwin Roland Allen
Velva Lee Allen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1926Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1914 · Hotel Brigham Built
    Age 14
    Constructed in two phases, 1914 and 1924, Hotel Brigham was originally built to house transient railroad workers.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 16
    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.

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    ROBERT ROLAND ALLEN LIFE SKETCH Written by Velva Lee Allen Rose in 1987 Robert Roland Allen was born 19 August 1900 in Honeyville, Utah, to John Robert and Helen Hunsaker Allen. He had two brothers, …

    Sources (74)

    • Robert Roland, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Robert Roland Allen in household of John Robert Allen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Roland Robert Allen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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