Dot Allen

1918–1991 (Age 73)
Jackson, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Dot

When Dot Allen was born in 1918, in Jackson, Mississippi, United States, her father, Tom Allen, was 40 and her mother, Mary Collins, was 32. She lived in Martinsville, Copiah, Mississippi, United States in 1920. She died in 1991, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Tom Allen
1878–
Mary Collins
1886–1969
Mae Beulah Allen
1903–1980
Charley Allen
1920–
Jake Allen
1907–
John B Allen
1907–
Plurena Allen
1907–
Tom Allen Jr
1909–
Emaline Allen
1914–
Carrie B Allen
1915–1994
Dot Allen
1918–1991
William Harrie Allen
1922–1981
Helen Allen
1927–2016

Parents & Siblings

  • Tom Allen

    Male1878–Male

  • Female1886–1969Female

siblings

(11)

  • Female1903–1980Female

  • Jake Allen

    Male1907–Male

  • John B Allen

    Male1907–Male

  • Plurena Allen

    Female1907–Female

  • Tom Allen Jr

    Male1909–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 0

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 7

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 21

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

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 (2)

  • Otie Allen in household of Tom Allen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dot Allen in household of Tom Allen, "United States Census, 1920"

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