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Earnest Allen
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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
Arkansas, USA
Created by: Dennis Earle
Record added: Apr 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25970519
Earnest Allen
Added by: Dennis Earle
Earnest Allen
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Added by: Danny & Donna (Ferrel) Pistole
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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)
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