Person:ALLEN, Penelope Pope (1841 - 1915)

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ALLEN, Penelope Pope (1841 - 1915)
Family(s): Orrick
Person ID (Link to genealogy): GED link doc.gif I1645
Sex: F
Date born: 19 Jan 1841
Born in: St. Louis, Missouri
Date died: 31 Dec 1915
Died in: St. Louis, Missouri
Buried in: Bellefontaine Cemetery, St Louis, Missouri
Father: ALLEN, Beverley (1800 - 1845)
Mother: POPE, Penelope (1818 - 1902)
Spouse(s): ORRICK, John Cromwell (1840 - 1900)
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Occupation(s): Keeping house
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Penelope Pope Allen was born to Beverly and Penelope (Pope) Allen on 19 January 1841. Both of her parents were notable in the Women's Suffrage and Women's Rights movements of the day. Penelope and her sisters continued this work. On 16 June 1869 Penelope married John Cromwell Orrick in St. Louis, Missouri. John became a prominent attorney in St. Louis. He died in 1900. John and Penelope had a son and 3 daughters. The youngest daughter died in infancy. Penelope died in St. Louis on 31 Dec 1915.

A short biographical sketch can be found at Find-a-Grave.

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