Kenneth Grant Allen

18 March 1905–1 April 1980 (Age 75)
Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Kenneth Grant

When Kenneth Grant Allen was born on 18 March 1905, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, George Wilford Allen, was 37 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Nielsen, was 34. He married Myrl Seamons Allen on 29 November 1935, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in World for about 5 years and Hyrum Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 1 April 1980, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth Grant Allen
1905–1980
Myrl Seamons Allen
1915–1981
Marriage: 29 November 1935
Grant LaMar Allen
1939–2021

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1935Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1916 · The Logan Library
    Age 11
    The Logan Library was created to serve the fifty thousand citizens of Logan with the access of over two hundred thousand items for children, teens, students, and adults to check out and learn from. The library also provides several programs that are popular with the community. The library moved to its current location in 2009 and reached a milestone in items checked out in 2012, at over 1 million.
    1927
    Age 22
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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
    Alano
    Alan
    Allan
    Allain
    Alen
    Allis
    Alleyne
    Alling

    Sources (25)

    • Kenneth G Allen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Kenneth Grant Allen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Kenneth G Allen, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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