Fannie H Allen (1911 - 1994)

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Madison Heights, Amherst County, Virginia

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Louis Nye and friends

Louis Nye and friends

Joann Allen

Joann Allen

Dees Family

Dees Family

Brian and Joann Allen

Brian and Joann Allen

Rosemary Wilson, Marty Allen, wife

Rosemary Wilson, Marty Allen, wife

Rotterdam Holland

Rotterdam Holland

Splinter School 1910 Indiana

Splinter School 1910 Indiana

Mary Christine Graves

Mary Christine Graves

Mary Christine  Graves Hyman Allen

Mary Christine Graves Hyman Allen

Mr. Herry P. Allen

Mr. Herry P. Allen

Bemiss Elementary School, Washington

Bemiss Elementary School, Washington

Jo Linda Allen

Jo Linda Allen

Charlie Allen gravesite

Charlie Allen gravesite

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Aiden C. Allen Louis Nye and friends Joann Allen Dees Family

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1911 - In the year that Fannie H Allen was born, the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

1916 - At the age of only 5 years old, Fannie was alive when the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

1945 - Fannie was 34 years old when on June 22nd, the Battle of Okinawa ended. A joint Army and Marine campaign, supported by the Navy, the Battle of Okinawa went on for 82 days. The last Japanese resistance on Okinawa was defeated. 4,907 Navy, 4,675 Army, and 2,938 Marine Corps personnel were killed in the battle on the US side. It is estimated that 110,071 on the Japanese side were killed - the estimate includes Okinawan citizens who were pressed into service and includes children. With the win of Okinawa, the United States gained an important base of operations in the Pacific.

1971 - By the time she was 60 years old, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

1994 - In the year of Fannie H Allen's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Fannie H Allen passed away in October 1994 at 83 years old. There is no known cause of death. She was born on July 22, 1911. We have no information about Fannie's family. We know that Fannie H Allen had been residing in Madison Heights, Amherst County, Virginia.

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