Henry Allen

18 April 1895–28 January 1982 (Age 86)
Casey, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Allen was born on 18 April 1895, in Casey, Kentucky, United States, his father, Benjamin Thomas Allen, was 46 and his mother, Lucinda Jane Coffey, was 41. He married Lillie Buck on 27 January 1914. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 4 Caseys Creek, Casey, Kentucky, United States for about 40 years. He died on 28 January 1982, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Liberty, Casey, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Allen
1895–1982
Lillie Buck
1897–1979
Marriage: 27 January 1914
Onsby Allen
1914–2003
Sophia Allen
1922–
Thad Allen
1927–
Dee Allen
1936–
Omer Allen
1918–1938
Wadie M Allen
1924–
Loshie Ella Allen
1933–2014

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 January 1914
Liberty, Casey, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

    Onsby Allen

    Male1914–2003Male

    Omer Allen

    Male1918–1938Male

    Sophia Allen

    Female1922–Female

    Wadie M Allen

    Female1924–Female

    Thad Allen

    Male1927–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Thomas Allen

    Male1848–1923Male

    Lucinda Jane Coffey

    Female1853–1924Female

siblings

(18)

    Elisha Allen

    Male1868–1870Male

    Alonzo Allen

    Male1869–1870Male

    Benjamin F Allen

    Male1870–1897Male

    Mary Francis Allen

    Female1873–1901Female

    James F Allen

    Male1874–Male

+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 5

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

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.

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.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henery Allen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry Allen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Allen, "United States Census, 1920"

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