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Corrine Marie Tuckerman

12 June 1856–11 August 1931

Born 12 June 1856 at Orwell, Ashtabula Co., Ohio.[1] Daughter of Jacob Tuckerman and Elizabeth Ellenwood.[2] Graduated from the Grand River Institute; attended Mount Holyoke Seminary; and was the first student to enter Smith College, 1875–1877.[3] Married Clarence Emir Allen, 29 Nov. 1877, at Austinburg, Ashtabula Co.; seven children.[4] Moved to Salt Lake City, by 1882.[5] Participated in the Utah Woman’s Silk Association with EBW, 1893–1895.[6] Chair of the Territorial Committee on Literature; served with EBW, 1893–1895.[7] President of the Ladies Literary Society, 1895–1896.[8] Executive committee member of the Republican Women’s Group, 1895.[9] Corresponding secretary and later president of the Utah Mothers’ Congress, 1898–1913.[10] Chair of the Utah branch of the George Washington Memorial Association, 1898–1899.[11] State regent of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1899.[12] Served as president of the Federation of Women’s Clubs; served in the presidency of the Women’s Non-Partisan Bryan’s Club.[13] Died 11 Aug. 1931 in La Mesa, San Diego Co., California.[14]

 

[1]  “U.S. Passport Applications, 1795–1925,” database, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com, accessed 30 Apr. 2020), Corinne M. Allen, NARA. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 Apr. 2020), Corinne Marie Tuckerman (KHV1-X14).

[2] 1870 U.S. Census, Austinburg, Ashtabula Co., OH, p. 26, Erminia Tuckerman. Ashtabula Co., OH, Probate Court, Marriage Records, 1812–1951; Index, 1812–1965, Marriage Records, vol. N–O, 1901–1906, William Mayo Venable and Jessie Genevieve Tuckerman, 26 Dec. 1901, microfilm 890269, DGS 4016982, FHL. “Notable Utah Women,” Deseret Evening News (Salt Lake City), 30 Dec. 1899, 14.

[3] The Smith Alumnae Quarterly (Concord, NH: Alumnae Association of Smith College, 1931), 76. “Notable Utah Women,” Deseret Evening News (Salt Lake City), 30 Dec. 1899, 14.

[4] Ashtabula Co., OH, Probate Court, Marriage Records, 1812–1951; Index, 1812–1965, Marriage Records, vol. G–H, 1872–1884, p. 493, Clarence E. Allen and Corinne M. Tuckerman, 28 Nov. 1877, microfilm 890266, DGS 4922506, image 249/299, FHL.  1910 U.S. Census, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT, ED 137, p. 15 B, Corinne N. Allen. “Friends Mourn,” Salt Lake Tribune, 11 Sept. 1931, 13, 22.

[5] “Friends Mourn,” Salt Lake Tribune, 11 Sept. 1931, 13, 22.

[6] “Utah Woman’s Silk Association,” Salt Lake Herald, 22 Jan. 1895, 7. EBW, Diary, 17 Apr. 1893; 24 Nov. 1894; 17 Dec. 1895.

[7] EBW, Diary, 22 Mar. 1893; 20 July 1895.

[8] “Friends Mourn,” Salt Lake Tribune, 11 Sept. 1931, 3, 22. “Notable Utah Women,” Deseret Evening News (Salt Lake City), 30 Dec. 1899, 14. EBW, Diary, 29 Nov. 1895.

[9] EBW, Diary, 6 July 1895.

[10] “State Mothers’ Congress,” Salt Lake Herald, 9 June 1898, 8. “Organize Mother’s Congress,” Deseret Evening News (Salt Lake City), 22 Nov. 1909, 5. “Mrs. Allen Pays Tribute to National Secretary,” Salt Lake Tribune, 16 Jan. 1911, 10. “Mothers’ Congress Told of Charities,” Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Nov. 1913, 14. 

[11] “Notable Utah Women,” Deseret Evening News (Salt Lake City), 30 Dec. 1899, 14. EBW, Diary, 27 Jan. 1898; 17 Dec. 1899.

[12] “Notable Utah Women,” Deseret Evening News (Salt Lake City), 30 Dec. 1899, 14.

[13] “Notable Utah Women,” Deseret Evening News (Salt Lake City), 30 Dec. 1899, 14.

[14] “California, Death Index, 1905–1939, 1930–1939,” p. 85, image 43/1027, database, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/5187/41547_B138957-00042?pid=417548&treeid=&personid=&rc=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=lwv480&_phstart=successSource, accessed 30 Apr. 2020), Corinne M. Allen. The Smith Alumnae Quarterly (Concord, NH: Alumnae Association of Smith College, 1931), 76. “Friends Mourn,” Salt Lake Tribune, 11 Sept. 1931, 13, 22.