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Family Group Record: Mary Ellen Biffle and Hiel Wilson Allen

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Information supplied by: Marilyn Allen Kelch

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   Hiel Wilson Allen
   Born: May 15, 1854 Place: Honey Grove, Fannin County, Texas
   Married: November 9, 1880 Place:
   Died: June 10, 1944 Place: Portales, New Mexico
   Parents: Hiel Allen and Angelina Martin

   Mary Ellen Biffle  
   Born: March 21, 1863 Place: Warren, Leavenworth County, Missouri
   Died: May 17, 1918 Place: Murhpy's Chapel (Portales?), New Mexico
   Parents: Henderson Porter Biffle and Mary Winnie Brewer


1 Mary Ethel Allen
Sex Born: February 25, 1883/1885 Place: Texas
F   Married: September 7, 1913 Edgar McCormick Place:
   Died: February 6, 1982 Place: Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, California

2 Joseph Marvin Allen
Sex Born: November 16, 1884 Place: Texas
M   Married: Place:
   Died: Place:

3 Charles Wilson Allen
Sex Born: September 17, 1886 Place:
M   Married: Place:
   Died: Place:
  He isn't found in the 1900 U.S. Census; his mother had 8 children by that time, with 7 living, he may have been the child who died.

4 Cora Angeline Allen
Sex Born: May 10, 1889 Place: Texas
Married: Tacoma J. Reed Place:
   Died: September 1971 Place:

5 Nora Lee Allen
Sex Born: November 9, 1889 Place: Texas
Married: April 27, 1916, Walter Benjamin Walker Place:
   Died: August 29,1984 Place:

6 William Edgar Allen
Sex Born: November 19, 1893 Place: Seymour, Baylor County, Texas
Married: June 15, 1921, Ada Pearl Priest Place: Lovington, Lea County, New Mexico
   Died: March 21,1980 Place: Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont

7 George Ernest Allen
Sex Born: January 27, 1896/7 Place: Texas
Married: Willie Bell Dyson Place: Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico
   Died: March 14, 1988 Place: Big Spring, Howard County, Texas

8 Hiel Henderson Allen
Sex Born: March 12, 1898 Place: Texas
Married: Lydia Seals Place:
   Died: December 1964 Place: Texas

9 James Wesley Allen
Sex Born: February 14, 1901 Place: Texas
Married: August 29, 1922, Penny Jewel Bedwell Place: Tatum, Lea County, New Mexico
   Died: November 29,1966 Place: Tatum, Lea County, New Mexico

10 Esther Elizabeth Allen
Sex Born: February 13, 1903 Place: Texas
Married: Place:
   Died: February 23, 1904 Place:

11 Winnie Lois Allen
Sex Born: June 9, 1905 Place: Gomez, Texas
Married: October 6, 1922, Lester Freeman Place:
   Died: June 19, 1972 Place: Modesto, Stanislaus County, California; she was killed in a car accident

  • Mary Ellen Biffle is found in the 1880 U.S. Census, E.D. 34, Comanche County, Texas, T9-1297, p. 155C, in her father's household.
  • Hiel Wilson Allen is found in the 1880 census in the home of his mother; his father must have died. E.D. 32, Comanche County, Texas, T9-1297 p. 135C
  • 1900 U.S. Census, Baylor County, Texas, T623-1609, p. 293
  • 1910 U.S. Census, Chaves County, New Mexico, T624-913, p. 173
  • 1920 U.S. Census, Harmony, Lea County, New Mexico, T625-1075, pg. 3A, E.D. 88; Hiel with children George E, James M.(W?), Winnie L.

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