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Quilla Myrtle "Quillie" McDonald Allen
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1877
Smith County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1954
Wise County
Texas, USA

Quillie's parents were:
Samuel W McDonald (1849 1883)
Amanda Jane Odom (1858 1936)

Her brother was Samuel Houston (1884 1972)

In 1894, when she was 17 years old, she married Walter William Allen. Their children were: Emma Ruth, Andrew Jackson, Truman Conor, & Walter Orville.

On June 16, 1900, Quillie M., age 22, & her husband, Walter W., age 27, lived in Justice Precinct 7, Wise Co, TX where they rented a home & he had a job as a stock trader. They had been married 6 years, & Quillie had given birth to 3 children, all of whom were still living. They were Ruth E., age 6; Andrew J., 3; & Truman, 2.

On January 12, 1920, Walter, age 47, & Quillie, 42, were living alone & renting a home in Chico, Wise Co, TX where he worked as a stock inspector.

Quillie was living in Chico when she was admitted to the Bridgeport Hospital located in Bridgeport, Wise Co, TX. While in the hospital she died from Pancreatic Cancer on April 8, 1954. She had lived 67 years, 6 months, & 3 days.

Her funeral was held in the Methodist Church in Chico at 2 p.m. on April 10.

Researched & compiled by Virginia Brown
April 2013
Family links: 
  Walter William Allen (1872 - 1951)*
  Emma "Ruth" Allen Tipton (1895 - 1984)*
  Andrew Jackson Allen (1896 - 1960)*
  Truman C Allen (1898 - 1927)*
  Walter O Allen (1900 - 1969)*
*Calculated relationship
Headstone with Walter W.
Note: headstone pictures online at
Chico Cemetery
Wise County
Texas, USA
Plot: 2Mid, 15, 1129
Maintained by: Virginia Brown
Originally Created by:
Record added: Nov 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43849905
Quilla Myrtle Quillie <i>McDonald</i> Allen
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- Virginia Brown
 Added: Apr. 3, 2013

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