Advertisement
Advertisement

Dorothea Allen (1899 - 1978)

A photo of Dorothea Allen
Add photo
Dorothea Allen
1899 - 1978
Born
December 18, 1899
Death
February 1978
Last Known Residence
Groves, Jefferson County, Texas 77619
Summary
Dorothea Allen was born on December 18, 1899. She died in February 1978 at 78 years old. We know that Dorothea Allen had been residing in Groves, Jefferson County, Texas 77619.
Updated: November 8, 2011
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement
Every life has a story to tell. This collaborative biography is dedicated to tell the story of Dorothea Allen. Click the to update this introduction with a synopsis or highlights of Dorothea's life.
Show & Tell Her Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Dorothea is always remembered.
Update biography
What's this?

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Dorothea's life so that she is always remembered.

Biography
Dorothea Allen
Most commonly known as
Dorothea Allen
Full name
Did Dorothea go by other names?
Other names or aliases
Groves, Jefferson County, Texas 77619
Last known residence
Female
Gender
Dorothea Allen was born on
Birth
Dorothea Allen died in
Death
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for Dorothea.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Dorothea Allen?
Burial / Funeral
Heritage

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Dorothea's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Dorothea born and where did she live?
Childhood

Education

Did Dorothea finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Dorothea attend?

Religion

Was Dorothea a religious woman?

Baptism

Was Dorothea baptized?
Adulthood

Professions

Share what Dorothea did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Dorothea's life. Experiences, organizations, & how she spent her time.

Military Service

Did Dorothea serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?
Obituary

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Dorothea Allen?
View other bios of people named Dorothea Allen
Advertisement
Advertisement
Dorothea's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Allen family tree.

Dorothea's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Dorothea Allen Dorothea Allen
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Dorothea's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Dorothea.

Cancel

Share Dorothea's obituary or write your own to preserve her legacy.

Dorothea Allen died in February 1978 at age 78. She was born on December 18, 1899. There is no information about Dorothea's family. We know that Dorothea Allen had been residing in Groves, Jefferson County, Texas 77619.
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Dorothea's lifetime.

In 1899, in the year that Dorothea Allen was born, the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

In 1906, at the age of only 7 years old, Dorothea was alive when President Theodore Roosevelt received the Nobel Prize for Peace. The award was considered controversial at the time because many thought that he was an imperialist. But he had brokered peace between Russia and Japan a year previous and had allowed a dispute between Mexico and the U.S. to go to arbitration, resolving the issue peacefully rather than resorting to military conflict. For these two reasons, the Nobel Prize committee chose him for the Peace Prize.

In 1921, Dorothea was 22 years old when hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1952, when she was 53 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1978, in the year of Dorothea Allen's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

Other Dorothea Allens

Other Allens

Other Biographies

Back to Top