Annie Eliza <I>Jones</I> Allen


Annie Eliza Jones Allen

New Hope, Hancock County, Tennessee, USA
Death 24 May 1945 (aged 75)
Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Plot Section 84, Lot 4, Grave 7
Memorial ID 22286542 View Source

Annie Eliza was born in the town of New Hope, Hawkins, Tennessee on 10 Nov 1869 to James Allen Jones and Minerva Ann Lawson.

1880 US Census for [James] Allen Jones living with wife and children in District 4 [New Hope], Hawkins, Tennessee. Lists: [James] Allen Jones (head) age 55 born abt 1825 in TN; Wife, Minerva A. age 45 born abt 1835 in TN. Children:
(Mother---Mary Jane Luster)
Dau, Frances age 28 born abt 1852 in TN
Son, Harvey J. age 24 born abt 1856 in TN
(Mother---Minerva Ann Lawson)
Dau, Malissa J. age 14 born abt 1866 in TN
Dau, Mary M. age 12 born abt 1868 in TN
Dau, Anna Elisa age 10 born abt 1870 in TN
Son, Elijah P. age 8 born abt 1872 in TN

Annie married Charles Hopkins Allen 30 Oct 1890 in the LDS Logan temple. Annie Eliza was the third wife married to Charles Allen. They had the following children:

Sidney Levi, b. 20 Dec 1891
Annie Minerva, b. 29 Aug 1893
Winnie May/Mae, b. 23 Aug 1895
Hazel Naomi, b. 25 Aug 1897
Preston Hopkins, b. 18 Aug 1899
Benjamin Jones, b. 30 Oct 1901
William Jones, b. 23 Apr 1904
Eliza Roxie, b. 18 Sep 1907

Ira Joseph LeRoy was born out of wedlock to Annie before her marriage to Charles Hopkins Allen. He was adopted 3 years later at the time of her marriage to Charles and he took the Allen name at that time.

Annie Eliza Allen was buried in the City of Mesa Cemetery at the cemetery corner of "A" Street and 1st Street. On the grave marker it states: "Mother, Annie Eliza Allen, Nov. 10, 1869 - May 24, 1945". She is buried a few feet away from her husband, Charles Hopkins Allen.

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Bio written by Rich Ware.


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