Alvin Axel Allen

1892–1971 (Age 78)
Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States

The Life of Alvin Axel

When Alvin Axel Allen was born on 14 October 1892, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States, his father, John Axel Allen, was 28 and his mother, Emma Sophia Forslund, was 37. He married Mary Agnes Joan Ickes on 17 November 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 14 April 1971, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78.

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Alvin Axel Allen
1892–1971
Mary Agnes Joan Ickes
1891–1966
Marriage: 17 November 1913
Mary Allegra Allen
1915–
Agnes Emma Allen
1919–1998
Barbara Joan Allen
1930–1991

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
17 November 1913
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1896 · ""

Age 4

"""Post office name was changed from """"Boise City"""" to """"Boise"""" in 1896. Remains as such today."""
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Alvin A Allen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elbin Allen in household of John Allen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alvin A Allen, "United States Census, 1930"

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