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 Quilla Myrtle “Quillie” <I>McDonald</I> Allen

Quilla Myrtle “Quillie” McDonald Allen

Smith County, Texas, USA
Death 8 Mar 1954 (aged 76)
Bridgeport, Wise County, Texas, USA
Burial Chico, Wise County, Texas, USA
Plot 2Mid, 15, 1129
Memorial ID 43849905 · View Source
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Quillie's parents were:
Samuel W McDonald (1849 – 1883)
Amanda Jane Odom (1858 – 1936)

Her brother was Samuel Houston (1884 – 1972)

In 1894, when she was 17 years old, she married Walter William Allen. Their children were: Emma Ruth, Andrew Jackson, Truman Conor, & Walter Orville.

On June 16, 1900, Quillie M., age 22, & her husband, Walter W., age 27, lived in Justice Precinct 7, Wise Co, TX where they rented a home & he had a job as a stock trader. They had been married 6 years, & Quillie had given birth to 3 children, all of whom were still living. They were Ruth E., age 6; Andrew J., 3; & Truman, 2.

On January 12, 1920, Walter, age 47, & Quillie, 42, were living alone & renting a home in Chico, Wise Co, TX where he worked as a stock inspector.

Quillie was living in Chico when she was admitted to the Bridgeport Hospital located in Bridgeport, Wise Co, TX. While in the hospital she died from Pancreatic Cancer on April 8, 1954. She had lived 67 years, 6 months, & 3 days.

Her funeral was held in the Methodist Church in Chico at 2 p.m. on April 10.

Researched & compiled by Virginia Brown
April 2013

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  • Maintained by: Virginia Brown
  • Originally Created by: WiseCountyTexas
  • Added: 2 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43849905
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Quilla Myrtle “Quillie” McDonald Allen (1 Sep 1877–8 Mar 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43849905, citing Chico Cemetery, Chico, Wise County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Virginia Brown (contributor 47053782) .