Elizabeth Mann Allen

14 February 1862–19 February 1945 (Age 83)
Lunah, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Mann Allen was born on 14 February 1862, in Lunah, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States, her father, PVT. Elias Allen, was 21 and her mother, Martha Ann Walker, was 19. She married John Cabell Breckinridge McQuinn on 24 January 1878, in Breathitt, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Charlotte Township, Bates, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Elkhart Township, Bates, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 19 February 1945, in Bates, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Virginia, Bates, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Cabell Breckinridge McQuinn
Elizabeth Mann Allen
Marriage: 24 January 1878
Eliza McQuinn
Jerry McQuinn
Pearl McQuinn
Warnie M. McQuinn
Vernie McQuinn
Corda Mae McQuinn
Charles M. McQuinn

Spouse and Children

24 January 1878
Breathitt, Kentucky, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    PVT. Elias Allen


    Martha Ann Walker




World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 3

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, Dutch (De Mann), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a fierce or strong man, or for a man contrasted with a boy, from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch man. In some cases it may have arisen as an occupational name for a servant, from the medieval use of the term to describe a person of inferior social status. The Jewish surname can be ornamental.2 English and German: from a Germanic personal name, found in Old English as Manna. This originated either as a byname or else as a short form of a compound name containing this element, such as Hermann .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Man (cognate with 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Mcquin in household of Charley Mcquin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Mcquinn in household of Charley Mcquinn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Mcquin in household of Breck Mcquin, "United States Census, 1900"

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