Allen Hallas

18 November 1897–27 April 1964 (Age 66)
Blossburg, Colfax, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Allen

When Allen Hallas was born on 18 November 1897, in Blossburg, Colfax, New Mexico, United States, his father, Ernest Hallas, was 27 and his mother, Ethel Boyd, was 19. He married Olive F Sargent on 15 September 1919, in Las Animas, Colorado, United States. He lived in Delagua, Las Animas, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 56, Las Animas, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 27 April 1964, in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States, at the age of 66.

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Allen Hallas
Olive F Sargent
Marriage: 15 September 1919

Spouse and Children

15 September 1919
Las Animas, Colorado, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Ernest Hallas






    Edith Hallas



    Ralph Hallas


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.

Age 6

Historical Boundaries: 1903: Las Animas, Colorado, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

1 Greek: probably from Turkish halâs ‘exemption’, a status name for someone who was exempt from payment of rent or taxes.2 English (Yorkshire): variant of Hollows .3 Possibly an altered spelling of Czech Halas, a nickname for a noisy person, from halas ‘uproar’, from halasit ‘to be noisy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allen Hallas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Allen Hallas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Allen Hallas, "United States Census, 1920"

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