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Oliver Sims "Ollie" Allen
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1863
Death: Nov. 15, 1943

December 10th, 1914 -
Oliver S. and Virginia Allen celebrated their Silver Wedding Anniversary with over a hundred of their friends and family in attendance. The couple had 5 children. Virginia was a daughter of Richard Archer and Virginia Page Hobson.
The happy couple received their guests standing beneath a magnificent bell of chrysanthenums that was hanging from an arch between the parlors. The whole house was thrown open and tastefully decorated with flowers and foliage, mixed with running cedar.
The bride was gowned in Crepe de Chine.
Mrs. Clara Nash presided over the punch bowl.
Among the guests were:
Miss Estelle Allen & sisters, Mrs. S. A. Wooton & family, Mrs. Kate Flournoy & family, Miss Julia Harrel, Mr. & Mrs. J. A. DeKraft, Jr., Mr. & Mrs. W. J. Townes, Richard A. Marshall & wife, Annie Robbie, Miss Anna Page Boisseau, Mr. & Mrs. W. D. Miller, Robert R. Barnes & wife, Martha J., Mr. & Mrs. H. F. Greene, Mr. & Mrs. G. W. Stengel, Mr. & Mrs. J. C. Eggleston, Mr. & Mrs. F. E. White, Mr. & Mrs. A. G. Arhart, Mr. & Mrs. C. St. J. Beauclark, Dr. & Mrs. Craig Eggleston, Rev. & Mrs. Rogers, Rev. & Mrs. Paylor, Rev. & Mrs. V. Wrenn, Mrs. G. H. Southall & daughter, Judge & Mrs. S. L. Farrar, Mrs. John G. Jefferson & family, Mr. & Mrs. J. P. Bearkeley, Mr. Joe Irving & sister, Mrs. M. A. Woolridge, Mr. & Mrs. J. D. Palmore & family, W. T. Robertson & wife, Minna, Mr. & Mrs. Macon Roberson, Mr. & Mrs. T. R. Hardaway, Mr. & Mrs. W. W. Barnes, Honorable R. G. Southall, Rev. & Mrs. Stephen Southall, Mr. & Mrs. B. I. Grigg, Mr. & Mrs. T. R. Williams, Miss Althea Wingo & brother, Mr. & Mrs. A. Lush, Dr. Philip T. Southall & wife, Sallie, Mrs. R. M. Thomas & daughter, Miss S. M. Jefferson & sister, Mr. & Mrs. W. T. King, Dr. & Mrs. Deakin, Mr. & Mrs. George K. Taylor, Jr., Mr. & Mrs. W. A. Bury, Mr. & Mrs. LaFayett Mann, Mrs. Florence Norfleet & family of Richmond, Mrs. Clara Nash of Richmond, Mr. & Mrs. Edgar Holt of Richmond, Mr. & Mrs. D. Mead Mann of Richmond, Mr. & Mrs. Welford Brockenboro of Richmond, Mr. Cameron Dunlop of Drakes Branch, Mr. & Mrs. W. A. Crutcher of Drakes Branch, Mr. & Mrs. Burrell Bragg, Mr. & Mrs. R. I. Lane, William Henry Lane & wife, Louisa & family of Petersburg, Mr. & Mrs. B. H. Lane, Mr. R. H. Ricketts & family of Flint Hill, Mrs. Betty Leary of Richmond, Mr. & Mrs. Y. E. Booker of Richmond, Mr. Walter Maxwell of England, Capt. Joe Hobson & sister, Mr. & Mrs. C. N. Stacy, Mr. & Mrs. George G__help[?], Messrs. Francis[?], Mrs. Margaret Allen, Mr. & Mrs.J. H. Smith, Mr. & Mrs. Fred Smith, Mr. & Mrs. J. D. Harrison (?), Mr. & Mrs. J. R. Barlow.
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Ollie and Virginias' daughter, Fannie Page Allen, who was taking a nursing training course at Johnston-Willis Hospital in Richmond, came up to Amelia to attend this special anniversary for her parents.
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Fannie is buried in this same cemetery. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Virginia Archer Allen (1867 - 1922)
  Effie Carter Allen (1880 - 1948)*
 
 Children:
  Marie Allen Holman (1895 - 1972)*
  Elise Hobson Allen (1898 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Peace perfect peace
 
Note: They were married in 1889
 
Burial:
Amelia Cemetery
Amelia Court House
Amelia County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: deegraver
Record added: Jul 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73472427
Oliver Sims Ollie Allen
Added by: Beth Bond
 
 
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- sassytazzy
 Added: Jan. 17, 2013

- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Apr. 10, 2012
 
 
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