|Birth: ||Sep. 4, 1886|
|Death: ||Aug. 6, 1961|
Eugene Bridges Allen was born at Floral City in Citrus County, FL in 1886. His parents were Lucy McNabb-Allen and Jesse Wesley Allen, Married February 28, 1866 in Putnam Co, FL. JW Allen is buried at the Miami City Cemetery in the Civil War Memorial Circle. Lucy McNabb-Allen is buried in Hills of Rest Cemetary - FLoral CIty, FL.
Eugene met and married Rema Maude Lawton from New Orlean, LA. They had one child, a daughter, Mildred Lenora Allen. Mildred was born in Miami-1918; attended Miami Edison High School; married William B Leonard; moved to Ft Lauderdale and had three children, Leslie, Mickie, Jerald-1952-2008. Mildred died in Ft Lauderdale, FL in 2008 and buried in Evergreen Cemetery.
Eugene spent his life and career working on the Florida East Coast Railway as a conductor. He rode the rails from Jacksonville to Key West. In 1935 he rode the last train to key West just before the hurricane that tore out the tracks, never to be replaced. He retired with a gold watch and full pension and moved to Fort Lauderdale to be near his only child, Mildred. Eugene's love was baseball. He enjoyed listening to the games on his radio.
John Wesley Allen (1835 - 1910)
Lucy McNabb Allen (1842 - 1914)
Rema Maud Lawton Allen (1897 - 1977)
Mildred Lenora Allen Leonard (1918 - 2008)*
George P. Allen (1868 - 1929)*
Anderson Lee Allen (1874 - 1922)*
Eugene Bridges Allen (1886 - 1961)
Flagler Memorial Park
Plot: Section 10, Lot 64, Grave 5
Created by: Mickie Allen Leonard-Coo...
Record added: Sep 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15948674
Added: Dec. 10, 2009