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Richard Fox Allen

Male 1877 - 1958  (81 years)


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  • Name Richard Fox Allen  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Born 17 August 1877  New York City, New York Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    • n/a
      41st Street
      New York, NY, n/a, 41st Street, New York, NY
    Occupation about 1929  Staten Island, Richmond Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    • He was employed as a chemist.
    Census 13 April 1930  Staten Island, Richmond Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    • 1930 federal
      He was the head of the household at 348 Forest Ave, which he owned, and the value of which was listed as $12,000. He was a 52 year old married white male with "age at first marriage" shown as 34. He had not attended school or college at any time since September 1, 19[19 or 29], but was able to read and/or write.
      Richard was born in New York, as were his parents. He was a chemist working for Interborough Rapid Transit, the rail road. He was not a veteran.
      In addition to Richard's wife, Belle, and three children, there was one other individual living in Richard's household. Elizabeth Spencer is listed as a 74 year old single white female. Listed as a friend, Elizabeth was born in England, as was her mother. Elizabeth's father was born in Scotland.
      Elizabeth immigrated to the United States in 1892, and was naturalized in "Al" (presumably Alabama.) Her occupation is noted as "None."
    Died 7 October 1958  [1, 3, 7
    Buried 9 October 1958  Staten Island, Richmond Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    • Cremated.
    Person ID I75939  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 July 2006 

    Father Arthur Moffat Allen,   b. 11 February 1842, New York City, New York Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Leonora Louisa Fox,   b. 13 September 1846, Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F53194  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Belle Metcalfe,   b. 7 February 1890, Carlstadt, Bergen Co., New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 March 1980, Red Bank, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married before 1921  [1
    Residence between 2 October 1929 and 9 February 1959  Staten Island, Richmond Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 8, 9, 10
    • 348 Forest Avenue
      Staten Island, New York
    Children 
    +1. Herbert Thornton Allen,   b. 21 April 1921, Bronx, Bronx Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. September 1980, Summerland Key, Monroe Co., Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +2. Living Allen
    +3. Living Allen
    Family ID F53185  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2313] GEDCOM file titled “MarySilenceMoffatDescendants2.ged”, submitted by Kathleen Allen.

    2. [S2316] State of New York Certificate and Record of Birth 2086, State of New York Department of Health Bureau of Records and Statistics, (Issued 8 Oct 1929 Registrar, Borough of Richmond New York, Certified photocopy in posession of Richard Allen).

    3. [S2332] Family Record, Herbert Thornton Allen?, (Original in posession of Kathleen Allen).

    4. [S2316] State of New York Certificate and Record of Birth 2086, State of New York Department of Health Bureau of Records and Statistics, (Issued 8 Oct 1929 Registrar, Borough of Richmond New York, Certified photocopy in posession of Richard Allen), Confirms Richard Fox Allen Sr.'s birth year, not birth loca, tion.

    5. [S2334] New York, 1930 Federal Census: Population Schedule, New York, Richmond County, (Washington [District of Columbia]: The National Archives, [19-?]), Richard Allen household, Ward 1 West New Brighton, enumerat, ion district [ED] 43-119, supervisor's district [SD] 27, sh, eet 5A, dwelling 50, family 61, FHL Film #, [Q:3].

    6. [S2334] New York, 1930 Federal Census: Population Schedule, New York, Richmond County, (Washington [District of Columbia]: The National Archives, [19-?]), Richard Allen household, Ward 1 West New Brighton block C, , enumeration district [ED] 43-119, supervisor's district [, SD] 27, sheet 5A, dwelling 50, family 61, FHL Film #, [Q:3].

    7. [S2333] For the funeral expenses of Richard Fox Allen October 9, 1958, Silvie Funeral Home, 33 Decker Avenue, Staten Island, New York, (9 February 1959, original in posession of Kathleen Allen).

    8. [S2345] 25 May 1957 letter to John's brother, Richard Fox Allen Sr., requesting information for a genealogist tracing the Moffat line, John Trevette Allen, (25 May 1957, original letter in posession of Kathleen Allen).

    9. [S2348] For the funeral expenses of the late Lizzie D. Ireland Metcalfe, April 10th, 1943, Silvie Funeral Home, 33 Decker Avenue, Staten Island, New York, (7 May 1943 payment received by funeral home, original letter in posession of Kathleen Allen), Addressed to Mrs. Belle M. Allen, 348 Forest Ave., Staten I, sland, [Q:4].

    10. [S2333] For the funeral expenses of Richard Fox Allen October 9, 1958, Silvie Funeral Home, 33 Decker Avenue, Staten Island, New York, (9 February 1959, original in posession of Kathleen Allen), Letter dated 9 February 1959, [Q:4].


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