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51. Ulysses Sidney "Euly" ALLEN107 was born on 22 September 1878 in Crawford County, Arkansas.31 He died on 7 May 1954 at the age of 75 in Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas.

Euly was not living at home with his parents in 1900, neither was he found living elsewhere in White Twp as his three older brothers were.

1900 Census. Boston Twp, Washington Co, AR, Hh 11
Ulysses Allen, b. Sep 1877, age 23, married 2 years, b. AR, parents B. AR, Farmer
Bessie, wife, b. May 1879, 21, b. AR, father b. Germany, mother b. IN

1910 Census. Justice Precinct 1, Erath Co, TX, Hh 33
Allen, Cidney U. age 32, married one time for 11 yr, b. AR as were his parents
Bessie M., wife, age 31, 5 children - 4 are living, b. AR, father b. Germany, mother b. IN
Three of the sons born in Arkansas: Hollis O., son, age 7. Loran H., son, age 4. William G., son, age 2. Joseph N., son, age 1, born in Texas.
Ulysses's brothers Charles & Henry and their families were also living in Erath Co, TX in 1910.

1920 Census. Huckaby, Erath Co, TX Hh 283
Ulysses S. Allen, age 42, b. AR as were his parents, farmer
Bessie M., wife, age 40, b. AR, father b. Germany, speaks German, mother b. Ohio
Children born in Arkansas: Orson H., son, age 17. Lorron H., son, age 14. William C., son, age 12.
Children born in Texas: Joseph N., son, age 10. Dewitt C., son, age 8. Katie L., daughter, age 6. Genevia, daughter, age 4 yr 11 months. Henry C., son, age 2 yr 8 months.

1930 Census. Lubbock City, Lubbock Co TX Hh 176
U. S. Allen, age 53, married at age 21, b. AR as were his parents
Bessie, wife, age 50, married at 19, b. AR, father b. Germany, mother b. IN
Curtiss, son, age 22, b. AR. Clinton, son, 18, b. TX. Katie, dau, age 16, b. TX. Genevie, dau, age 15, b. TX. H. C., son, age 13, b. TX

Texas Death Certificate #24106
Ulysess (sic) Sidney Allen died at West Texas Hospital in Lubbock, Lubbock Co TX on 7 May 1954. His residence was 120 Uvalde St in Lubbock where he had lived for 30 years. He was married. Born 22 Sep 1875 in Arkansas. Retired paint contractor. Father's name H. C. Allen, mother's name Julia Hayes - their birth places unknown. He died of a coronary occlusion. Informant was H. C. Allen. He was buried Lubbock City Cemetery on May 8th.

Ulysses Sidney "Euly" ALLEN and Bessie Mae KECK were married about 1898 in Crawford County, Arkansas. Bessie Mae KECK107 was born on 3 May 1878 in Crawford County, Arkansas. She died on 3 June 1934 at the age of 56 in Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas.

Bessie's parents were:
Jacob Keck, b. 17 Jul 1832, Germany, died 11 Jul 1905, Falls Creek, AR
Elizabeth H. Greenwood, b. 23 Sep 1841, IN, died 21 Mar 1906, Falls Creek, AR

Texas Death Certificate #28805
Bessie M. Allen of 2002 Avenue J, Lubbock, Texas, died on 3 Jun 1934 of cancer of the kidneys, diagnosed Mar 1931. She was born 3 May 1879 in Arkansas and was age 55 years, one month at death. Her father was Jacob Keck, born in Germany - her mother Bessie Harriett, also b. in Germany. The informant was U. S. Allen of Lubbock. She was buried in Lubbock on June 4th.

Ulysses Sidney "Euly" ALLEN and Bessie Mae KECK had the following children:

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Orson Hollis ALLEN was born on 15 November 1902 in Arkansas. He died on 7 May 1959 at the age of 56 in Morton, Cochran County, Texas.

1930 Census. Lubbock City, Lubbock Co, TX Hh 221
O. Hollis Allen, age 27, married at 25, b. AR as were his parents
Elsie E., wife, age 27, married at 25, b. TX as were her parents.

Texas Death Certificate 25062
O. Hollis Allen died at the Cochran County Hospital, Morton, Cochran Co, TX on 7 May 1959. His residence was Prect 1, Acuff Road, Lubbock Co, TX. He was married - Mrs. O. H. Allen was the informant. Born 15 Nov 1902, Arkansas. He was a salesman, auto supply. His father was U. S. Allen; his mother Bessie Keck. Marked as Dead on Arrival with no other cause. The body was removed to Lubbock, Resthaven Memorial Park for burial.

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Loren Wallace ALLEN was born on 27 May 1905 in Arkansas. He died on 7 September 1967 at the age of 62 in Contra Costa County, California.

By 1930, Loren was no longer living at home. Neither did I find him in Lubbock Co TX with the rest of the family.

1930 Census. Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, CA, Sheet 22A, p.104
Living in a Hotel at 1315 S. Flower St
Loren W. Allen, Guest, age 24, Single, b. AR, no employment
also listed on Sheet 22B, with the same data except he was a Salesman, Real Estate.

He apparently married Elizabeth H. Neidenbach, Aug 1934, in Chicago, Cook Co, IL

In 1920, her family lived in Emmett Twp, Renville Co, Minnesota, Hh 7
Henry Niedenbach, age 32, Immigrated 1905, naturalized in 1910, born in Hungary, Farm operator
Elizabeth, wife, 33, immigrated 1905, naturalized in 1910, b. Hungary
Jacob, son, 13, b. Illinois
Peter, son, 6, b. Illinois
Elizabeth, dau, 5, b. Michigan
Barbara dau, 3, b. Minnesota

1930, Chicago, Cook Co, IL, Hh 452
Henry Neidenbach, 43, married at age 18, b. Hungary, Laborer, Factory
Elizabeth, wife, 43, married at 18, b. Hungary, House servant
Peter, son, 17, b. Illinois, Laborer, Factory
Elizabeth, dau, 15, b. Michigan
Babar, dau, 10, b. Minnesota
Henry, son, 10, b. Minnesota

1940 Census. Albany, Alameda Co, California, Hh 224
Living at 1225 Washington. In 1935 they were living in Chicago
Loren W. Allen, 34, b. AR, house painter
Elizabeth, wife, 25, b. MI
Roger, son, 4, b. IL
Julienne, dau, 2, b. CA

California Death Record states that Elizabeth H. Allen, born 2 Nov 1914, Michigan, died 4 May 1992, Contra Costa, CA. Her father's surname was Neidenbach; her mother's maiden name, Fess.

Loren W. Allen, b. 27 May 1905, AR, died 7 Sep 1967, Contra Costa, CA. His mother's maiden name was Keck. Buried Memory Gardens Cemetery, Concord, Contra Costa Co., CA

Son Roger Dale Allen, was born 28 May 1935, in Illinois, died 31 Aug 1990, Contra Costa Co, CA.

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William Curtis ALLEN was born on 15 November 1907 in Arkansas. He died on 26 March 1969 at the age of 61 in Santa Clara County, California.

California Death Index:
William C. Allen, b. 15 Nov 1907, Arkansas, died 26 Mar 1969, Santa Clara Co, CA. His mother's maiden name was Keck.

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Joseph N. ALLEN was born in 1909 in Erath County, Texas.

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Dewitt Clinton ALLEN was born on 12 June 1911 in Erath County, Texas. He died on 6 June 1972 at the age of 60 in Big Spring, Howard County, Texas.

Texas Death Certificate #45086
Dewitt Clinton Allen died in the VA Hospital, Big Spring, Howard Co, TX, where he had been for 158 days. His residence was 1513 26th St. in Lubbock. Marked at married. He died 6 Jun 1972 of respiratory arrest from a brain infarction, possible brain metastasis. He was age 60, born 12 Jun 1911 in Texas. His father was Ulysis Sidney Allen, his mother Beck Keck - from VA Hospital Records. The body was removed to Lubbock for burial.

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Katie Lee ALLEN.

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Geneva ALLEN.

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Henry C. ALLEN was born on 8 March 1917 in Erath County, Texas.

There seem to be two registrations for the birth of Henry - one filed as an Amendment.
10207, crossed out and 10214 written in.
Male child born to Ulysses Sidney Allen & Bessie May Keck of Huckaby, Erath, TX on 8 Mar 1917. The occupation of the father was farmer. The mother had 9 children counting this one - 8 living.