Ella M. Eikert

1868–1945 (Age 77)
Centerville,, Wisconsin

The Life of Ella M.

When Ella M. Eikert was born on 11 February 1868, her father, Charles W Eikert, was 33 and her mother, Anna Margarethe Röpke, was 25. She married Frank Hamlin Allen on 4 May 1887, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 4 May 1945, in Maxwell, Story, Iowa, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Cambridge, Story, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ella M. Eikert
1868–1945
Frank Hamlin Allen
1860–1932
Marriage: 4 May 1887
Florence Rena Allen
1888–1962
Clarence Foss Allen
1890–1982
Forest O Allen
1892–1963
Floyd Frank Allen
1894–1953
James Allen
1896–1942
Isabel Marian Allen
1898–1990
John Allen
1900–
Ransom H. Allen
1900–1983
Carol Allen
1901–1910
Lola M Allen
1904–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1868–1945Female

  • Frank Hamlin Allen

    Male1860–1932Male

MARRIAGE
4 May 1887
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States
children

(10)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Charles W Eikert

    Male1835–Male

  • Anna Margarethe Röpke

    Female1843–1916Female

siblings

(7)

  • Female1868–1945Female

  • Male1871–1946Male

  • Sarah Eikert

    Female1875–1926Female

  • Paul Siegmund Eikert

    Male1876–1914Male

  • Pauline Eikert

    Female1877–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 16

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

North German: probably from an unattested Germanic personal name Ishard, composed of the elements īsan ‘iron’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ellen M Allen in household of Frank H Allen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ellen M Allen in household of Frank H Allen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elsie M Allen, "United States Census, 1940"

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