Detailed Genealogy for the Allen Family as provided mostly by Carmon Lee Allen

 and recorded by Nancy Allen here and in Find a Grave Memorial Pages

 

Dad's Side of the Family

 

Allie Victoria Bearden Allen and Rev. William Benjamin Allen

 

Note: If the person's name isn't underlined, there is no link to a memorial page, if it is,  click on the link and learn more about the person

 

Allie Victoria Bearden Allen - our paternal grandmother

 

William Benjamin Allen - our paternal grandfather - at one time a minister of Salem Baptist Church in Henryetta, OK.

 

Allie's grandmother was Eveline O'Neal Haynes, widow of Robert Henry Haynes (1815-1864) who had died in the Civil War. He was attached to Co. G 23rd Alabama Battalion Sharpshooters. He was born in Morgan County, GA and died in the trenches in Petersburg, VA.  His parents were William Haynes and Temperance Bellah Haynes.

 

 Eveline O'Neal Haynes is buried at Mt. Gilliam Baptist Church, Gilliam Springs Cemetery,  Edy now Arab, Alabama in a marked grave.  She was born June 25, 1818 and died Sept. 19, 1905.  According to Brend Arndt, Eveline was born in Franklin, Heard, Georgia.  Thanks Brenda!

 

Eveline O'Neal Haynes' mother was Sarah Amanda (Evans) O'Neal.

 

Robert Henry Haynes husband of Eveline - picture from Lewie Dunn

 

For much more information on on Robert Henry and Eveline O'Neal Haynes lines click here for research by Lewie Dunn.

 

Click on this paragraph for more information on Zachariah Taylor Haynes and wife Elizabeth F. "Lizzie" Crouse. This information from Marguerite "Marge" Lindsey.

 

Allie Victoria Bearden Allen's other grandparents were William Winn Bearden (March 10, 1817 - February 19, 1897) and Sarah Ann Elizabeth Head Bearden (November 23, 1821 - December 27, 1893) in Fayette County, Georgia.  They are buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Tyrone, Fayette County, Georgia.

 

Their son William T. Bearden (PVT- 44th Ga. Inf. Reg., Co. G.) is also buried in the Hopewell Cemetery (June 12, 1841 - December 9, 1893).

 

Allie's parents were James Aaron Bearden, b 1849 d ? and Winy (Susan) H. Haynes, b 1855 d ?

They were married  Dec. 14, 1869 in Fayette County, GA.

 

Rev. William Benjamin Allen's parents were William Benjamin Allen, Sr. (born in Tennessee around 1825) and Nancy N. Allen (born in Alabama around 1846). 

Rev. William Benjamin Allen was born in Texas in 1867. 

 

Children of Allie Bearden Allen and

William Benjamin Allen

 

Allie and William had 6 children and 34 grandchildren. The children were Minnie Elizabeth Allen Daniels (or Daniel), Leo Otto Allen (buried next to his mother) (Otto's wife was Louise Lillian Clayton Allen), Ida B. Allen McLeland Capps, William Harley Allen (buried next to his mother), Elsie M. Allen Yates, and Joseph E. Allen.

 

  Son of Ida B. Allen McLeland Capps listed above Alton Curtis "Buster" McLeland

 

Joseph (Joe) Earn Allen - our father who

was married to

Norine Jones Allen

The children of Joe and Norine are as follows

Clyde Edward Allen

Arnold Ray Allen - not deceased

Carmon Lee Allen - not deceased

Joyce Francis Allen Harber

More on Minnie Elizabeth Allen Daniel or Daniels

Minnie Elizabeth Allen Daniels or Daniel - sister of our father - DOB Feb. 2, 1889 in Birmingham, AL - DOD July 11, 1968 in Los Angeles, CA.  Place of burial not determined yet.  She married James Miley Daniel or Daniels.  Her children were Vannie, Burley, Clifford (married Wanda), Laurence "Larry", Clarence, Quinton, and Noble Garland Daniels.

Children of Elsie M. Allen Yates and Tom Yates and some other Yates

Richard Lee Yates, Sr. -  DOB Jan. 4, 1933 in Henryetta, OK. DOD Oct. 10, 2010 in Wichita Falls. He was retired an Air Force Master Sergeant.  He served 21 years in the Air Force.  He married Elvenna Stiles, mother Leann Gagnon and Richard Yates, Jr.  Richard was the son of Elsie Mae (Allen) Yates and Thomas E. Yates.  Elsie Mae Yates was the sister of Joe Earn Allen.

Thelma Yates Witham in Weleetka, OK - DOB Mar., 1936

Billy Joe "Bill" Witham - DOB Apr. 22, 1934 - DOD June 11, 2007 - husband of Thelma Yates Witham

Brenda Rae Witham Swinford - DOB Mar. 6, 1957 - DOD Sept. 14, 2011 - daughter of  Bill and Thelma Yates Witham

Daniel Wayne Witham - DOB Oct. 11, 1963 - DOD May 11, 1981 - son of Bill and Thelma Yates Witham

Curtis Ray Yates in Oklahoma City- DOB Mar. 22, 1939

Thomas L. "Tommy" Yates, son of Tommie Joe Yates DOB Jan 24, 1952 - DOD June 26, 2013

Tommie Joe Yates - DOB Nov. 4, 1930 - DOD Nov. 24, 2006

Joyce Lee (Morrow) Yates - DOB Sep 3 1930 - DOD Jul 14, 2017 (wife of Tommie Joe Yates)

Joyce Lee (Morrow) Yates Obituary

Plaz (or Ples) Narcolun Yates - DOB Feb. 18, 1935 - DOD Aug. 28, 1975

Cristi Leann Yates - DOB June 9, 1975 - DOD June 24, 2011 - Daughter of Thomas L. Yates and Jerry Clayton. 

Annie Yates - Tommy E. Yates' sister

Janna K. Yates Saunders - daughter of Tommie Joe Yates

Other important persons in Arnold's life

George Milligan and Dorothy Milligan

Arnold lived with George and Dorothy for 2 years during college and they have been lifetime friends.

George died Dec. 14, 2006.  Dorothy Milligan is still alive.

Allen Family listed by Cemetery - some repeats from above

West Lawn Cemetery, Henryetta, OK

Allie Victoria Bearden Allen - first wife of William Benjamin Allen

 Ida B. Allen  McLeland Capps  2nd husband Elmer Capps - sister of dad

Elmer Capps - husband of Ida B. Allen McLeland Capps

Mickie Capps, adopted daughter of Elmer and Ida

Minizel Howard McLeland - wife of Alton Curtis "Buster" McLeland

SPC Wesley Robert Nelson, a resident of Henryetta and Oklahoma Army National Guard veteran 
served 6 years.  He, died Monday, January 7, 2013 in Tulsa at the age of 25 from an auto accident.. 
He was born on September 21, 1987 in Ft. Stewart, Georgia to Jewett Nelson and Cathy M. Williamson. 
His step father was Dave McLeland.  Services were Jan. 12 at 2:00 at First Baptist Church of Dewar, OK.
He received numerous military metals during his service and was honored with military honors at his funeral.
 
Richard Lee Yates, Sr. -  DOB Jan. 4, 1933 in Henryetta, OK. DOD Oct. 10, 2010 in Wichita Falls.
He was retired an Air Force Master Sergeant.  He served 21 years in the Air Force.  His ashes are buried in the military section.

Elsie M. Allen Yates - wife of Tom Yates - sister of dad's

Tom E. Yates - husband of Elsie Yates

Tommie Joe Yates - son of Elsie and Tom Yates

Joyce Lee (Morrow) Yates - DOB Sep 3 1930 - DOD Jul 14, 2017 (wife of Tommie Joe Yates)

Joyce Lee (Morrow) Yates Obituary

Their children were Tommy T., Stephen, Dennis, and Jana K. Yates Saunders

Thomas L. "Tommy" Yates, son of Tommie Joe Yates DOB Jan 24, 1952 - DOD June 26, 2013

Plaz (or Ples) Narcolun Yates - son of Elsie and Tom Yates

and his wife was Patricia Lavendusky Yates

William Harley Allen - brother of dad's - husband of Netta (Nettie) Mae Jones Allen

Joseph (Joe) Earn Allen - dad

Clyde Edward Allen - DOB May 28, 1942 - DOD Sept. 7, 2002 - our brother

Joyce Francis Allen Harber  - DOB Sept. 3, 1939 - DOD July 30, 2014 - our sister

Leo Otto Allen - DOB 1894 - DOD 1950 - husband of Louise Lillian Clayton - brother of my dad's

Cristi Leann Yates - DOB June 9, 1975 - DOD June 24, 2011 - Daughter of Thomas L. Yates and Jerry Clayton.

Annie Yates - Tommy E. Yates' sister

Sunset Memorial Park, Norman, OK

Eva Lorene Allen Patten DOB Nov. 20, 1927 - DOD Nov. 16, 2015, daughter of Leo Otto Allen and Louise Lillian Clayton Allen

Floral Haven Memorial Gardens, Broken Arrow, OK

Louise Lillian Clayton Allen DOB Sept. 29, 1901 - DOD Sept. 18, 1981 - wife of Leo Otto Allen, Joseph E. Allen's brother

Highland Cemetery, Okemah, OK

Brenda Rae Witham Swinford - DOB Mar. 6, 1957 - DOD Sept. 14, 2011 - daughter of  Bill and Thelma Yates Witham

Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier, CA

Netta (Nettie) Mae Jones Allen - sister of Norine Jones Allen

Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, CA

Norine Jones Allen - our mother

Alton Curtis "Buster" McLeland

Hopewell Cemetery, Tyrone, Fayette County, Georgia

William Winn Bearden

Sarah Ann Elizabeth Head Bearden

William T. Bearden

Mt. Gilliam Baptist Church, Gilliam Springs Cemetery,  Edy now Arab, Alabama

Eveline O'Neal Haynes

Cowell, Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas

William Benjamin Allen - our paternal grandfather

Vernon Cemetery, Coweta, OK

Janna K. Yates Saunders - daughter of Tommie Joe Yates

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