Leander Morris Allen

1875–1957 (Age 81)
Coloma, Carroll, Missouri, United States

The Life of Leander Morris

When Leander Morris Allen was born on 25 June 1875, in Coloma, Carroll, Missouri, United States, his father, Robert D Allen, was 44 and his mother, Mary Jane Hunt, was 44. He married Ella Elvira Richardson before 1897. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 9 May 1957, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leander Morris Allen
Ella Elvira Richardson
Marriage: before 1897
Opal M Allen
Robert D. Allen
Lee M. Allen
Charles Lineous Allen
Cecil Allen
Lawrence Allen
Arthur E. Allen

Spouse & Children

before 1897


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Parents & Siblings

  • Robert D Allen


  • Mary Jane Hunt




  • Female1852–1950Female

  • Preston Essington Allen


  • Jessie Fremont Allen


  • Tepie Allen


  • Anna B Allen


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Lee M Allen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lee M Allen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lee M Allen, "United States Census, 1910"

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