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Oscar R. Allen (1912 - 1997)

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Oscar R. "Earl" Allen
Born in Kelley's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 2 Mar 1940 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
[children unknown]
Died in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canadamap [uncertain]
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Biography

Oscar R. "Earl" Allen was the son of Norman Allen and Helen Smith of Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia.[1]
He was born September 16, 1912 in Kelley's Cove Nova Scotia.[1]
He was a fisherman by trade.[2]
He married Marie Alfreda Pothier, the daughter of Francois Leon Pothier and Anne Delphine Pothier, on March 2, 1940 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. [2]
Ocscar R. died in 1997, and was buried in the Chebougue Cemetery in Rockville, Nova Scotia.[3]

Census Data
1921 Canadian Census:
Norman A. Allen-Head, residing in Kelley's Cove, age 60, occupation-farming
Helen M. Allen-Wife, age 40
Arthur R. Allen, Son, age 21, occupation-fishing
Sinclair Allen-Son, age 17, occupation-fishing
Norman A. Allen-Son, age 15, occupation-fishing
Edgar Y. Allen-Son, age 13
Oscar E. Allen-Son, age 9[4]

Research Notes

There is a discrepancy in the sources'
His Birth Registration lists his birth date as September 16, 1912.
Find A Grave lists his birth date as November 16, 1912

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Nova Scotia Archives:Vital Statistics:Oscar R Allen, born 1912 in Kelleys Cove, Yarmouth County:Item can be found in Registration Year: 1912 - Page: 53100291 - Number: 53100292:Last accessed online September 14, 2017 at: Birth Registration
  2. 2.0 2.1 Nova Scotia Archives:Vital Statistics:Alfreda Mary Pothier and Oscar Earl Allen married 1940 in Yarmouth County:Item can be found in Registration Year: 1940 - Book: 98 - Page: 350:Last accessed online September 14, 2017 at: Marriage Registration
  3. Find A Grave: Oscar R Allen : Last accessed online September 11, 2018 at: Find A Grave
  4. Library and Archives Canada: Censuses: 1921 Canadian Census: Province-Nova Scotia: District-Yarmouth and Clare #64: Subdistrict-Municipality of Yarmouth #12: Page 8: House-87: Family-87: Last accessed online December 9, 2019 at: 1921 Census


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