Indiana McCaslins

James Jeremiah (Jerry Marr) AllenAge: 57 years18911949

Name
James Jeremiah (Jerry Marr) Allen
Birth October 3, 1891 37 29
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a sisterTonie Allen
April 6, 1896 (Age 4 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a brotherHenry Columbus Allen
March 23, 1899 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherMarion Francis Allen
January 22, 1900 (Age 8 years)
Note: Also given as Armada, Crawford, Arkansas on Marion's WWI Draft Information Card.
Death of a fatherJames Gregory Allen
August 19, 1909 (Age 17 years)
Census 1910 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1
David Emerson Allen
September 10, 1916 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Vernon Elmer Allen
October 20, 1918 (Age 27 years)
Census 1920 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#3
James William Allen
July 23, 1921 (Age 29 years)

Birth of a son
#4
Fines (Finis) Emery Allen
May 20, 1923 (Age 31 years)
Death of a motherArminda Elizabeth Spenser
November 18, 1924 (Age 33 years)
Census 1930 (Age 38 years)
Marriage of a childFines (Finis) Emery AllenElva Irene CoombesView this family
April 14, 1946 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childVernon Elmer AllenBernice KeckView this family
June 20, 1946 (Age 54 years)
Death August 2, 1949 (Age 57 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial after August 2, 1949
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Freedom Cemetery
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father
mother
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elder sister
16 months
elder sister
12 years
himself
5 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
-10 months
younger brother
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Family with Zena Delana (Zenie) Parr - View this family
himself
wife
son
David Emerson Allen
Birth: September 10, 1916 24 17Arkansas
Death: July 3, 1979Shady Cove, Jackson, Oregon
2 years
son
3 years
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22 months
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daughter
Private

Burial
Freedom Cemetery
Shared note
In the 1910 US Federal Census for Cove City, Crawford, Arkansas, 47-year-old Arkansas-born windowed Minda [sic] Allen has born 12 children, eight are living. She is head of a household which contains her youngest Arkansas-born children, 14-year-old Toney, 10-year-old Marion, 8-year-old Lewis [sic Henry?], and 18-year-old Jerry. Minda is recorded as a "farm operator". Jerry is a teamster at a sawmill. Everyone can read write and speak English. Toney, Marion and Lewis have attended school in the past year. On 5 Jun 1917, when 25-year-old James Jerry Marr [sic] Allen registers for the WWI Draft, he states that he was born 3 Oct 1891 in Armada, Arkansas and is a natural born citizen. He is a self-employed farmer with a wife and child. He has never served in the militaty and claims exemption of the basis of "farming for support of family". His description is medium height and build with dark blue eyes and black hair. He is not bald, but does have a disabled left hand. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Upper, Crawford, Arkansas, 28-year-old Arkansas-born J M [sic] and his 20-year-old Arkansas-born wife Zena [sic] [Parr] Allen have in their household their Arkansas-born children, 3-year 3-month old Emerson [sic] and one-year 6-month old Elmer [sic]. Jerry is farming rented land. He and Zenia can read, write and speak English. Jerry's and the children's parents were born in Arkansas; Zenia's parents were born in the United States. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Cove City, Crawford, Arkansas, 38-year-old Arkansas-born farmer Jerry M [sic] and his 31-year-old Arkansas-born wife Zena [sic] [Parr] Allen were married when he was 24- and she was 17-years old. They have in their household their Arkansas-born children, 13-year-old Emerson D, 11-year-old Elmer V [sic], 9-year-old Willie J [sic], 7-year-old Finis E, and 4-year 7-month old Hazel A. The family is living in a rented house for which Jerry pays $6 a month in rent. All the children except Finis and Hazel have attended school in the past year. Jerry, Zenia, Emerson and Elmer can read, write and speak English. Jerry has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. He has not served in the military. Jerry's father was born in Arkansas and his mother in Tennessee; Zenia's father was born in Indiana and her mother in Arkansas; the children's parents were born in Arkansas. On 27 Apr 1942, when 50-year-old James Jeremiah Allen registers for the WWII Draft, he states that his place of residence is Lee Creek, Crawford, Arkansas, that his mailing address is Strickler, Arkansas and that he doesn't have a telephone. He was born 3 Oct 1891 in Crawford County, Arkansas. The person who will always know his address is his wife, Mrs. J.J. Allen. His description is white, 5 feet 10 inches, 150 pounds, with blue eyes, black hair and a light complexion. He has no other obvious physical characterics.