|Birth: ||Feb. 14, 1890|
|Death: ||Mar. 26, 1944|
Luther Marvin Allen was born February 14, 1890 in Charleston, Texas (Delta County), son of James M. Allen (1852- ) and Nancy Ann (maiden name unknown) (1855- ).
The 1900 Federal Census for Justice Precinct 5, Texas (Delta County) shows Luther Marion Allen, age 10, born February 1890 in Texas; living with his father, James M. Allen, a farmer, age 47, born December 1852 in Mississippi; and his mother Nancy Ann, age 44, born June 1855 in Texas. Also living in the household was Luther's sister, Lula A. Allen, age 8, born February 1892 in Texas.
The World War I Draft Registration Cards show that Luther registered for the draft on June 5, 1917 in Chickasha, Oklahoma (Grady County). He gave his full name; his age as 27; his birthdate as February 14, 1890; his birthplace as Charleston, Texas (Delta County); his marital status as single; and his occupation as a car carpenter for the Rock Island railroad in Chickasha.
Luther married Luella Allen who was born December 26, 1901 in Texas, daughter of John Allen and Ann Lu (maiden name unknown).
The 1930 Federal Census for Caney, Oklahoma (Atoka County) shows Luther M. Allen, a sawmill foreman, age 40, born in Texas; and his wife, Luella, age 28, born in Texas. The census shows that Luther and Luella were ages 31 and 19, respectively, when they married. Living with them were five children: James C. Allen, age 7, born in Texas; Walter L. Allen, age 6, born in Texas; Donahue Allen, age 4, born in Texas; Willis D. Allen, age 1 year 6 months, born in Oklahoma; and Euna F. Allen, age 1 month, born in Oklahoma.
The 1940 Federal Census for Durant, Oklahoma (Bryan County) shows Luther M. Allen, sanitary project foreman, age 50, born in Texas; and his wife, Luella, age 39, born in Texas. Living with them were nine children: Carl J. Allen, age 18, born in Texas; Walter L. Allen, age 16, born in Texas; Donahue Allen, age 14, born in Texas; Willis D. Allen, age 11, born in Oklahoma; and Euna F. Allen, age 10, born in Oklahoma; Guy M. Allen, age 8, born in Oklahoma; Mary A. Allen, age 5, born in Oklahoma; Melvin Allen, age 2, born in Oklahoma; and Genieve F. Allen, age 1, born in Oklahoma.
Luella Allen (1901 - 1992)
James Carl Allen (1922 - 1996)*
Plot: Drive 5, Section 1, Lot 1427
Created by: TimelessSpirits
Record added: Jun 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54198112