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Henry Butler (Franklin) Allen[1]

Male 1887 - 1962  (74 years)


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  • Name Henry Butler (Franklin) Allen 
    Born 20 Jul 1887  Greenfield, Massachusetts USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Mar 1962  Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • obituary in New York Times, 22 Mar 1962.
    Buried Green River Cemetery, 56 Wisdom Way, Greenfield, Massachusetts USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Plot: Section 2
    Notes 
    • Residence: 1900, 1910, 7 Crescent St., Greenfield, Mass.; 1935, 8112 St. Martins Lane, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA.
    • He arrived New York aboard the Britannic 21 Jul 1935 from Southampton, England.
    • Occupation: 1930, mechanical engineer, saw works; 1935, chief metallurgist, Henry Disston Company; 1935, director, Franklin Institute, 20th & Parkway, Philadelphia, PA; at DOD, metallurgist; executive and secretary, Franklin Institute.
    • 1930 US federal census: 8112 St. Martin's Lane, Philadelphia, PA, household headed by Henry Butler, owner, house valued at $25,000, radio set, 40, 27 y.o. at marriage, b. Massachusetts, parents b. Massachusetts, mechanical engineer, saw works; wife Ione Ralli, 39, 26 y.o. at marriage, b. Texas, parents b. England; daughters Ione, 13, b. Pennsylvania; Julia, 11, b. New York; Margaret, 5, b. Pennsylvania; Lois E., 2, b. Pennsylvania; and 2 servants.
    • 1940 US federal census, 8112 St. Martins Lane, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Henry B. Allen, 54, owner, home valued $45,000, b. Massachusetts, director, Franklin Institute; $5000 income; wife Ione Allen, 54, b. Texas; daughters, all single: Julia, 21, b. New York; Margaret, 15, b. Penna.; Lois E, 13, b. Penna; and 2 servants.
    Person ID I2864  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2018 

    Father Franklin (William) Allen,   b. 31 Jul 1859, Greenfield, Massachusetts USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1939, [Greenfield, Massachusetts USA] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Nettie Lee (Calvin) Butler,   b. 28 Sep 1860, Greenfield, Massachusetts USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1931, [Greenfield, Massachusetts USA] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 5 Oct 1886  Greenfield, Massachusetts USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1214  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ioanna (Antonio) Ralli,   b. 08 Oct 1888, Galveston, Texas USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Apr 1970, Pennsylvania USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 29 May 1915  All Souls Church, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Wedding covered in New York Times, 30 May 1915.
    • The Rev. Samuel Maxwell, of the Second Church, Boston, officiated.
    Notes 
    • According to Dominie Vlasto’s memoirs Quite A Lot two of the daughters were "beautiful blonde girls sparkling with health and perfectly groomed" (Christopher Long).
    Children 
     1. Iona (Henry) Allen,   b. 23 May 1916, Pennsylvania USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1998, Drexel Hill, Delaware, Pennsylvania USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. Julia (Henry) Allen,   b. 3 May 1918, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1966, Fayette County, Kentucky USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +3. Margaret (Henry) Allen
    +4. Lois Elizabeth (Henry) Allen,   b. 1927, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 2013, [New Jersey USA] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Documents
    Allen - Ralli wedding
    Allen - Ralli wedding
    New York Times, 30 May 1915.
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F1213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jul 1887 - Greenfield, Massachusetts USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 May 1915 - All Souls Church, New York, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Mar 1962 - Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Green River Cemetery, 56 Wisdom Way, Greenfield, Massachusetts USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Documents
    Henry B Allen WW II draft registration
    Henry B Allen WW II draft registration

    Headstones
    Henry Butler Allen headstone
    Henry Butler Allen headstone
    photo courtesy Find A Grave website

  • Sources 
    1. [S118] 1940 US Federal Census.


  

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