Marjorie May Allen

31 May 1913–31 December 1994 (Age 81)
California, United States

The Life of Marjorie May

Marjorie May Allen was born on 31 May 1913, in California, United States as the daughter of Adrienne C Jones. She married Cameron A Larsen on 30 October 1948, in Nevada, California, United States. She lived in Judicial Township 1, San Mateo, California, United States in 1930. She died on 31 December 1994, in Nevada, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Cameron A Larsen
1909–2000
Marjorie May Allen
1913–1994
Marriage: 30 October 1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 October 1948
Nevada, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Female1913–1994Female

    Marjorie May Allen

    Female1913–Female

    Audrey M Allen

    Female1921–Female

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 21

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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.

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Sources (2)

  • Marjorie M Allen in household of Gerald F Allen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marjorie M Sanders, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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