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Frances Evelyn Allen

Female 1911 - 1996


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  • Name  Frances Evelyn Allen  [1, 2, 3
    Born  28 Jan 1911  Danville, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Gender  Female 
    Residence  Apr 1950  Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Her mother's obituary stated Frances livedin Hays, Nebraska. There is a Hays, Kansas, but no Nebraska. There are a Hayes Center, Hay Springs, Haytown, and Hayland.
    Died  29 Aug 1996  Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Obituary  31 Aug 1996  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Frances E. Allen Cook, 85, of Danville, died at 9:06 p.m. Thursday, August 29, 1996, at Burlington Medical Center.

      Born January 28, 1911, in Danville, she was the daughter of Frank and Alice Humphrey Allen. On November 24, 1932, she married Kenneth Willard Cook Sr. in Nashua. He died November 13, 1991.

      Mrs. Cook was a registered nurse for over 40 years, retiring in 1973.

      She was a member of Danville United Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star, PEO and TTT. She was a graduate of New London High School and a 1932 graduate of Burlington Hospital School of Nursing.

      Survivors include one son, Kenneth W. Cook Jr. of Sun Lakes, Arizona; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one sister, Mary Dodds of Danville. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.

      Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Monday at Elliott Chapel in New London, where the family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m.

      The funeral for Mrs. Cook will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Elliott Chapel, with the Reverend Shirley Hoffmann officiating. Burial will be in Jaggar Cemetery in Danville.

      Memorials have been established for Danville United Methodist Church and Fort Hays State University Foundation, Hays, Kansas 67601.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Cook, Frances E; born: 28 January 1911; died: 29 August 1996 (V); age: 85; last residence: 52623 (Danville, Des Moines, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified);  state where issued: Kansas
    Buried  3 Sep 1996  Jaggar Cemetery, Danville Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I47295  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Frank Adrian Allen,   b. 4 Oct 1886, Dodgeville, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1965, New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Alice Mary Humphrey,   b. 5 Feb 1885, near Middletown, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1950, New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Oct 1910  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID  F18058  Group Sheet

    Family  Kenneth Willard Cook, Sr.,   b. 7 Aug 1899,   d. 13 Nov 1991 
    Married  24 Nov 1932  Nashua, Chickasaw County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Issue 
    • There was one son from this marriage.
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F18059  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S266] New London, Iowa - New London Journal Centennial Edition Newspaper, M. Ruth (DeLong) Peterson, (published by The New London Journal on the occasion of the paper's centennial in 1975, Duane Griggs, editor; New London, Henry County, Iowa: composed and printed by The Hawk Eye; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa), page 168 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S6008] Cook, Frances Evelyn (Allen) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 9A, August 31, 1996; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S6007] Allen, Alice Mary (Humphrey) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 21, April 5, 1950; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moiens County, Iowa; enumeration district: 24; supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 5B, page number: 239; enumeration date: February 4 and 5, 1920

    5. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).