David Allen

12 May 1862–2 December 1921 (Age 59)
Drumclair, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of David

When David Allen was born on 12 May 1862, in Drumclair, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Allen, was 41 and his mother, Catherine Patterson, was 48. He married Catherine Lovenial Harwood on 17 November 1887, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1868 and lived in Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1900 and Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 2 December 1921, in Snyderville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Allen
1862–1921
Catherine Lovenial Harwood
1872–1950
Marriage: 17 November 1887
Pearl K Allen
1893–
David Walace Allen
1893–1966
Joseph Elgin Allen
1898–1958
Chay E Allen
1899–1910
Eva May Allen
1899–
Dolly Monon Allen
1903–1973
William Austin Allen
1907–
David Francis Allen Jr.
1908–1955

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1887Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868
    Age 6
    The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
    1869
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries - 1869: Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Uinta, Wyoming, United States
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 19
    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

    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
    Allyn
    Alano
    Alan
    Allan
    Allinson
    Allain
    Alen
    Allis
    Alleyne
    Alling

    Sources (18)

    • David Allen in entry for Allen, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
    • David Allen, "United States Census, 1900"
    • David Allen in entry for Fred Oscar Wold and Dollie Allen, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"

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