William Lewis Allen

14 June 1847–8 December 1926 (Age 79)
Cherryfield, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of William Lewis

When William Lewis Allen was born on 14 June 1847, in Cherryfield, Washington, Maine, United States, his father, James Evins Allen, was 39 and his mother, Nancy McDaniels Allen, was 38. He married Maranda Jane Stewart on 1 May 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 8 December 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lewis Allen
1847–1926
Maranda Jane Stewart
1852–1895
Marriage: 1 May 1871
Lillian Matilda Allen
1871–1944
Maggie Dell Allen
1873–1877
Julia Ann Allen
1874–1877
Estella Nancy Allen
1876–1879
William Lewis Allen
1877–1879
Ida May Allen
1878–1926
Isaac James Allen
1880–1951
Robert Stewart Allen
1881–1900
Edward Lewis Allen
1883–1951
Maude Allen
1886–1940
Ralph Allen
1887–1888
Cora Henrietta Allen
1888–1941
Paul Stewart Allen
1892–1949

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 May 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 12
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 21
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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 (23)

    • William Allen, "United States Census, 1900"
    • William Allen in entry for Cora Allen Howarth, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • William Allen, "United States Census, 1880"

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