Peter Allan

18 January 1860–4 February 1930 (Age 70)
South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter Allan was born on 18 January 1860, in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Allan, was 36 and his mother, Janet McAuslan, was 19. He married Martha Jane Black on 10 October 1906, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Bluff, San Juan, Utah, United States in 1896. He died on 4 February 1930, in Blanding, San Juan, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Blanding, San Juan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Allan
Martha Jane Black
Marriage: 10 October 1906
Theressa Allan
Rowena Allan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1906Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 3
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: variant of Allen . This is the more common form of the name in Scotland and northern England. See also McAllen .History: An early bearer of this surname in North America was William Allan, a British soldier who took his family to the newly founded city of Halifax, NS, Canada, in 1749. His son John (1746–1805) was a Revolutionary soldier who eventually (1783) founded the settlement of Allan's Island, Passamaquoddy Bay, ME.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    John Allan (written by Peter Allan, his son)

    The subject of this sketch was born in the old town of Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, September 21st, 1823. His parents were Robert Allan and Elizabeth Stirling. His father being …

    Sources (38)

    • Peter Allan in entry for Theresa Allan, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Peter M Riley in household of John Riley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Peter Allan in entry for Benjamin Franklin Redd and Theressa Allan, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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