When Olin Oscar Allen was born on December 12, 1899, in Logansport, Indiana, his father, Oscar, was 24 and his mother, Maude (Beck), was 22. He married Velma Moore on July 4, 1921, in Marion, Indiana. He died on March 28, 1991, in Tyler, Texas, at the age of 91, and was buried in Elkhart, Indiana.
Newspaper Article: The Tyler Courier-Times. Tyler, Texas. July 5, 1981, Sun. Page 52
Allens to Note 60th
Mr. and Mrs. Olin O. Allen of Tyler will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception Sunday afternoon at the home of their son, Michael Allen of Tyler.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen were married July 4, 1921 at Frankfort, Ind. They moved to Tyler in 1972 and are members of Green Acres Baptist Church.
Mrs. Allen, the former Velma Moore, is a native of Logansport, Ind. She is a member of Eastern Star of Elkhart, Ind.
Also, a native of Logansport, Mr. Allen is a retired conductor for New York Central Railroad of Elkhart. He is a member of Masonic Lodge and Kane Lodge of Elkhart; Scottish Rite of South Bend, Ind., and Eastern Star of Elkhart.
The reception will also be given by their other son, Philip O. Allen of Bradenton, Fla.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen have nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
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Index to Birth Records. Works Progress Administration. Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.
Father: Osaar; Mother: Maud Beck
Gender: Male; Birth Date: 12 Dec 1899
Reference: Cass County, Indiana; Index to Birth Record, 1882 - 1920 Inclusive