Olin Allen

Olin Oscar Allen (1899 - 1991)

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Olin Oscar Allen
Born in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 4 Jul 1921 in Marion County, Indiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Father of
Died in Tyler, Smith, Texas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 18 Feb 2020 | Created 15 Dec 2018 | Last significant change: 13 Feb 2020
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Biography

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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Sources

Index to Birth Records. Works Progress Administration. Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.

Name: Allen
Father: Osaar; Mother: Maud Beck
County: Cass
Gender: Male; Birth Date: 12 Dec 1899
Reference: Cass County, Indiana; Index to Birth Record, 1882 - 1920 Inclusive
Book: H-10; Page: 36

Year: 1900; Census Place: Eel, Cass, Indiana; Page: 11; Enumeration District: 0011; FHL microfilm: 1240362.

Name: Olin O Allen; Age: 6/12
Birth Date: Dec 1899; Birthplace: Indiana
Ward of City: 4 Part Of; Street: Cummings; House Number: 313
Sheet Number: 11; Number of Dwelling: 248; Family Number: 258
Race: White; Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son; Marital Status: Single
Father's name: Oscar J Allen; Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's name: Maud Allen; Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Household Members:
Oscar J Allen 24
Maud Allen 21
Olin O Allen 6/12

Year: 1910; Census Place: Indianapolis Ward 9, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T624_368; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0166; FHL microfilm: 1374381.

Name: Olin O Allen; Age in 1910: 10
Birth Year: abt 1900; Birthplace: Indiana
Street: Marlow Ave
Race: White; Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son; Marital Status: Single
Father's name: Oscar J Allen; Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's name: Maude Allen; Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Native Tongue: English
Attended School: Yes; Able to Read: Yes; Able to Write: Yes
Household Members:
Oscar J Allen 35
Maude Allen 31
Olin O Allen 10
Inez M Allen 7
Lorene D Allen 4
Lillian Allen 37

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Indiana; Registration County: Marion; Roll: 1504022; Draft Board: 07.

Name: Olin Oscar Allen; Race: White; Birth Date: 12 Dec 1899
Street address: 61 S. Dearborn
Residence Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA
Relative: Maude Allen; Relative's Relationship: Mother

Year: 1920; Census Place: Indianapolis Ward 10, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T625_454; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 177.

Name: Olin O Allen [Olive O Allen]
Age: 20; Birth Year: abt 1900; Birthplace: Indiana
Street: South La Salle Street
Race: White; Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son; Marital Status: Single
Father's name: Oscar J Allen; Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's name: Maude Allen; Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Office Clerk; Industry: Steam R. R.
Employment Field: Wage or Salary
Attended School: No; Able to Read: Yes; Able to Write: Yes
Household Members:
Oscar J Allen 44
Maude Allen 41
Olin O Allen 20
Inez M Allen 17
Lorene D Allen 14
Lillian Allen 7

Year: 1928. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.

Name: Olin A Allen; Gender: Male; Residence Year: 1928
Street address: 327 McPherson
Residence Place: Elkhart, Indiana, USA
Occupation: Driver
Spouse: Velma Allen
Publication Title: Elkhart, Indiana, City Directory, 1928

Year: 1940; Census Place: Cleveland, Elkhart, Indiana; Roll: m-t0627-01040; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 20-4.

Name: Alin Allen; Age: 40; Estimated Birth Year: abt 1900
Gender: Male; Race: White; Birthplace: Indiana
Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head
Farm: Yes
Residence in 1935: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 5B; :Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 94
Occupation: Foreman Repair Dept
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 1000
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 8th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 48
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52; Income: 1200; Income Other Sources: No
Household Members:
Alin Allen 40
Velma Allen 38
Philip Allen 13
Michael Allen 3

Records of the Railroad Retirement Board, 1934 - 1987; Record Group Number: 184. The National Archives at Atlanta; Morrow, Georgia.

Name: O Allen [Olin O Allen]
Birth Date: Dec 1899; Death Date: Mar 1991
Claim ID: 713073121; Industry: Railroad

U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Name: Olin Oscar Allen
Birth Date: 1899; Death Date: 1991
Cemetery: Rice Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
Father: Oscar John Allen; Mother: Maude Allen
Spouse: Velma Allen
Children: Philip O Allen
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