Allen H Weller

14 August 1893–15 March 1985 (Age 91)
District Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Allen H

When Allen H Weller was born on 14 August 1893, in District Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Ammon H. Weller, was 15 and his mother, Cora Minerva Hoffman, was 17. He married Lillian M. Shaffer on 24 December 1920, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Salisbury Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1930. He died on 15 March 1985, in Inwood, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Hill Church, Pike Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Allen H Weller
Lillian M. Shaffer
Marriage: 24 December 1920

Spouse and Children


    Lillian M. Shaffer


24 December 1920
Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Cora Minerva Hoffman




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 12

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, an agent derivative of Well .2 North German: variant of Welle , cognate with 1.3 German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German wëllen ‘to roll, revolve, or smear’, hence an occupational name for someone who made wattle and daub walls.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Allen Wellar, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Allen H Weller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Allen Weller in household of Amon Weller, "United States Census, 1900"

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