|Birth: ||Oct., 1879|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 1958|
Obituary from the "Eustis Lake Region News," November 20, 1958:
"Miss Hattie Allen, 79, died Saturday at a nursing home in Pine Castle.
"She had been a resident of Sorrento for 76 years, being a member of one of Sorrento's pioneer families. Her grandfather, William Allen, operated one of the first general stores in Sorrento during the 1880's.
"She was a member of the Presbyterian Church; DAR, serving as a state officer and as Regent [1938-1940, Historian, Treasurer, Vice Regent, and Chaplain] of Ocklawaha Chapter. She was organizing president of the Major Francis L. Dade Chapter of the U.S. Daughters of 1812; member of the Lake County Historical Society and had written a history of Sorrento. She was also a member of the Mayflower Society, member of Founder and Patriots of America, Presbyterian Aid Society and Sorrento-Mount Plymouth Civic Club.
"Miss Allen had been very active in DAR affairs for many years and for 17 years was a delegate to the Continental Congress of DAR.
"Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Hazel Cowart, Sorrento, with whom she made her home, two nieces, Aleen Cowart, Sorrento and Mrs. J.F. McKinna, Norfolk, Va.
"Funeral services were held from Rehbaum Funeral Home Monday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Allan Bowering and Rev. Glen J. Schillerstrom officiating. Interment was in Sorrento Cemetery.
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Record added: Sep 14, 2009
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