Brother to Charles May Allen (1888-1973)
Posted by tonylouispayne (+5) 4 years ago
I am looking for information about Henry Boone Allen (1884-death unknown)brother to the renowned Charles May Allen. Henry's marriage license to my grandmother Martha Mae Hammer was in Montana. Their 7-year-old daughter Ruth Allen was buried in Miles City about 1923. Originally, I had reason to believe Henry was buried in Pringle, SD in 1946. Recently, corresponding with William Hand of Nye, MT, I learned that Henry may have died of influenza ca. 1918. He married my grandmother in 1916. Ruth was born in 1917. Any help you can offer will be greatly appreciated. He brings a colorful thread to my family history. God bless, Tony Payne, Wheaton, IL
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Posted by Cindy Stalcup (+590) 4 years ago
Henry had a first wife Lillie Parker. Daughter of Henry J & Mary Parker. And on his marriage certificate to Martha Hammer he was a widower. Daughter Nellie(misidentified in census as Hollie) death info social security id's mother as a Parker.

Martha had several marriages after her first marriage to Henry.

1910 Custer County forest reserve
Misidentified transcription...Allen family

Henry B Arlen 25 farmer born Mississippi
Lillie Arlen 28 born Montana
[21]
George Arlen 5 New Mexico
Hollie Arlen 3 New Mexico
Calvin A Arlen 27 Mississippi


Nellie Elizabeth Vail
[Nellie Elizabeth Allen]
Social Security #: 456288535
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 29 Sep 1907
Birth Place: New Mexico
Death Date: 28 Sep 1984
Death Place: Sacramento
Mother's Maiden Name: Parker
Father's Surname: Allen
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Posted by tonylouispayne (+5) 4 years ago
Thank you for your kind help. This means so much. Tony
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