Rosa Christie Lum born May 12 1858 in Fort Bend County, Texas and died April 24 1931 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. Her parents were Milton Napoleon Lum and Rosina M. Christie.
In February 23 1876 Rosa Christie Lum married SAMUEL EZEKIEL ALLEN, (1848-1913). Samuel Ezekiel Allen, rancher, was born in Harris County, Texas, on June 8 1848, the son of Rebecca Jane (Thomas) and Samuel W. Allen. They had six children.
Samuel Ezekiel Allen died on June 23, 1913.
In 1917 Mrs. Allen began the dissolution of the Allen Ranch, which continued until her death in 1931. She was assisted by her grandson, Robert Cummins Stuart, who helped her subdivide Allen Dale, Allen Farms, and Lum Terrace. Through those and other subdivisions many streets in Houston bear names connected with the Allen Ranch. Both Allen and his wife were buried in Glendale Cemetery, Harrisburg.
Samuel Ezekiel Allen
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