Jesse Knight Allen

12 July 1904–24 August 1990 (Age 86)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Jesse Knight

When Jesse Knight Allen was born on 12 July 1904, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Robert Eugene Allen, was 26 and his mother, Amanda Inez Knight, was 27. He married Alice Leila Richards on 10 September 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 24 August 1990, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Knight Allen
1904–1990
Alice Leila Richards
1907–2002
Marriage: 10 September 1928
Daniel Richards Allen
1931–2011
Thomas Knight Allen
1937–2011

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1928Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    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.
    1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot
    Age 4
    Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
    1927
    Age 23
    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
    Allyn
    Alano
    Alan
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    Allinson
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    Alen
    Allis
    Alleyne
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    Sources (32)

    • Jesse Knight, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Jesse Knight Allen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Jesse Knight Allen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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