ALLEN, VERNIN - Van Buren County, Arkansas | VERNIN ALLEN - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Vernin ALLEN

Shady Grove Cemetery
Van Buren County,
Arkansas

Edward
May 11, 1934 - Mar 16, 1940
5 years, 10 months, and 5 days old

From the “Index of the Van Buren County Democrat” book

Article in the March 21, 1940 edition, Front page:

“All died in a fire at their home Saturday, near Shirley (AR), Husband Otis (was) not expected to live, (Mother/wife) Sallie Allen’s brother Tom Treece died the next day, Sallie and all the children were buried in the same casket. Mrs. Sallie Allen was a widow before marrying Mr Allen. Her previous husband Floyd McCoy died in France during WWI.”

Sallie (Mother)
unknown - Mar 16, 1940

Ernest
Oct 27, 1922 - Mar 16, 1940
17 years, 4 months, and 19 days old

Glen
Feb 8, 1930 - Mar 16, 1940
10 years, 1 months, and 8 days old.

Millard
Nov 14, 1926 - Mar 16, 1940
13 years, 4 months, and 2 days old

Nelly
Oct 7, 1932 - Mar 16, 1940
7 years, 5 months, and 9 days old

Oma
June 13, 1928 - Mar 16, 1940
11 years, 9 months, and 3 days old

Vernin
Mar 2, 1936 - Mar 16, 1940
4 years 14 days old.

Willard
May 6, 1925 Sep 27, 1944
Obviously, Willard was buried at sea. This would be a cenotaph for him. Willard was 19 years, 4 months, and 21 days old when he was most likely, killed in Action. If anyone has access to records for Willard, please email me?

Contributed on 4/13/08 by darkcarnival451
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Record #: 17193

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Submitted: 4/13/08 • Approved: 1/29/13 • Last Updated: 3/1/13 • R17193-G17186-S3

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