|Birth: ||Oct. 27, 1922|
|Death: ||Mar. 16, 1940|
Allen Family Headstone
Son of Otis C. & Sallie T. Allen.
17 years, 4 months, and 19 days old.
From the "Index of the Van Buren County Democrat" book
Article in the March 21, 1940 edition, front page.
"All died in a fire in a fire at their home Saturday, Husband Otis (was) not expected to live, (Mother/wife) Sallie Allen's brother Tom Treece died the next day, Sallie and all the children were buried in the same casket. Mrs. Sallie Allen was a widow before marrying Mr. Allen. Her previous husband Floyd McCoy died in France during WWI."
Shady Grove Cemetery
Van Buren County
Created by: Dennis Earle
Record added: Apr 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25970519
Trapped and lost in the fire were Mrs. Sallie Allen, the 36 year old mother, and seven children including a son, Ernest who awoke to find the house in flames and jumped through a window to safety, then returned to warn the others.(From the Northwest Arkan...(Read more)|
Added: Oct. 3, 2012
Someone thought of you today.|
Added: May. 29, 2009