Georgianna May Allen

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Georgianna May Allen (Stowe)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Death: January 13, 1890 (46)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Cambridge, Middlesex County, MA, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. Calvin Ellis Stowe and Harriet Beecher Stowe
Wife of Henry Freeman Allen
Mother of Freeman Allen and Georgie Allen
Sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe; Eliza Tyler Stowe; Henry Ellis Stowe; Lt. Frederick William Stowe, USA; Samuel Charles Stowe and 4 others

Managed by: Ivy Jo Smith
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About Georgianna May Allen

The Stowe’s youngest daughter Georgie was mischievous, lively, and artistic. In 1865, she married the Rev. Henry Freeman Allen, an Episcopal priest. The couple’s only child, Freeman, was the Stowes’ first grandchild. Harriet and Calvin relished their roles as grandparents and often visited the Allens in Stockbridge, Amherst, and later Boston, MA. As an adult, Dr. Freeman Allen served as an army surgeon in the Spanish-American War and later specialized in anesthesia at Massachusetts General Hospital. As an adult, Georgie became addicted to morphine first given to her as a painkiller after the birth of her son. She died of septicemia in Boston at age 47.

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Georgianna May Allen's Timeline

1843
May 25, 1843
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
1870
January 27, 1870
Age 26
Massachusetts, United States
1890
January 13, 1890
Age 46
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
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Cambridge, Middlesex County, MA, United States