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Anna Maria "Annie" Cockrell Allen
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1890
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 1984
Fayette County
Illinois, USA

The daughter of William Payton Cockrell and Anna Mary Fiedler, Annie married James Allen on 05 Aug 1912 in St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri. The ceremony was performed by J. W. Bruns, Justice of the Peace.

They lived in St. Louis, Missouri, but moved to Calhoun County, Illinois in the 1920's. They were the parents of 3 children.

During the early years of their marriage, James worked for the Patent Pulley Company in St. Louis. He was a clerk in a feed store during the Great Depression. By 1940, he was unemployed, but Annie was a cook for the W.P.A.

James died in 1942.

In her later years, Annie moved to Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois where her daughter, Marie, lived.

At the time of her death at Fayette County Hospital, Annie was 94 years, 8 months and 6 days old. She was survived by 2 daughters, Marie Bristow of Vandalia, and Virginia Wich of Virginia Beach, Virginia; 1 son, William Allen of Shawnee Mission, Kansas; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Minnie Bell of Batchtown; and 1 brother, Jerome Cockrell of Batchtown.

Visitation was held from 6 to 9 p.m. on 20 Sep 1984 at Hanks Funeral Home in Hardin. Funeral services were conducted there at 3 p.m. the following afternoon. Annie was buried next to her husband, James.

The family requested that memorials, if desired, be made to the Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.

Children: 2 daughters, 1 son.

Mother of:
Marie Catherine Allen Bristow
William C. Allen
Virginia Allen Wich

Annie's siblings:
John R. Cockrell (half-brother)
Martha Cockrell (half-sister)
Robert H. Cockrell
George F. Cockrell
Carl Joseph Cockrell
Minnie L. Cockrell Bell
Cora Clara Cockrell
Martin A. Cockrell
R. B. Cockrell
Jerome Jesse Cockrell
Family links: 
  William Payton Cockrell (1838 - 1919)
  Anna Mary Fiedler Cockrell (1864 - 1942)
  James Allen (1869 - 1942)
  Marie Catherine Allen Bristow (1918 - 1995)*
  Anna Maria Cockrell Allen (1890 - 1984)
  Carl Joseph Cockrell (1895 - 1900)*
  Minnie L. Cockrell Bell (1898 - 1989)*
  Cora Clara Cockrell (1900 - 1980)*
  Martin A. Cockrell (1902 - 1941)*
  R. B. Cockrell (1905 - 1905)*
  Jerome Jesse Cockrell (1907 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Second and third marker photos taken while attempting to pull aside bushes to view stone. Double click on pictures to enlarge images.
Wilson Cemetery
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Lynn Marie Vint
Record added: Jul 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55307642
Anna Maria Annie <i>Cockrell</i> Allen
Added by: Lynn Marie Vint
Anna Maria Annie <i>Cockrell</i> Allen
Added by: Lynn Marie Vint
Anna Maria Annie <i>Cockrell</i> Allen
Added by: Lynn Marie Vint
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