Marion Leslie Allen Sr.

1909–1997 (Age 88)
Pickaway, Ohio, United States

The Life of Marion Leslie

When Marion Leslie Allen Sr. was born on 2 August 1909, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States, his father, Otto Warren Allen, was 28 and his mother, Augusta Ellen Stewart, was 26. He had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Geraldine Elaine Cox. He lived in Springfield Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 28 October 1997, in Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88.

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Marion Leslie Allen Sr.
Geraldine Elaine Cox
Marion Lawrence Allen
Louise J. Allen
Patricia L. Allen
Norma J. Allen
Kathleen R. Allen
Geraldine E. Allen

Spouse & Children



  • Marion Lawrence Allen


  • Louise J. Allen


  • Patricia L. Allen


  • Norma J. Allen


  • Kathleen R. Allen


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Otto Warren Allen


  • Augusta Ellen Stewart




  • Ruth B. Allen


  • Mary Inez Allen


  • William Manley Allen


  • Male1909–1997Male

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: 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. Various suggestions have been put forward regarding its origin; the most plausible is that it originally meant ‘little rock’. Compare Gaelic ailín, diminutive of 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. St. Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another St. Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Marion L Allen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marion L Allen in entry for Marion Allen and Viola Gilmore, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Allen in entry for Marion L Allen Jr, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

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