Theodore Peter Allen

1916–2010 (Age 94)
Merriman, Cherry, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Theodore Peter

When Theodore Peter Allen was born on 30 January 1916, in Merriman, Cherry, Nebraska, United States, his father, Charles Sumner Allen Jr., was 35 and his mother, Elsie Cummings, was 20. He died on 19 February 2010, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 94.

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Theodore Peter Allen
1916–2010
Melda Charleen Rose
1920–2004

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World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Buffalo Bill Dies in Denver

Age 1

"On Jan 10 1917, famous showman, William ""Buffalo Bill"" Cody dies, while visiting his sister in Denver, Colorado. The cause of death was kidney failure."
1941

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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.

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

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