Ida Deloris Brotherton

Brief Life History of Ida Deloris

When Ida Deloris Brotherton was born on 2 January 1905, in Roll, Jay, Indiana, United States, her father, James Clinton Brotherton, was 26 and her mother, Ada Edith Woodard, was 24. She married Ernest Franklin Allman on 16 August 1924, in Madison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Madison, Somerset, Massachusetts, United States in 1949 and Madison, Indiana, United States in 1950. She died on 29 December 1993, at the age of 88, and was buried in Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Ernest Franklin Allman
Ida Deloris Brotherton
Marriage: 16 August 1924
Frances M Allman
Helen Marie Allman
Mary Lou Allman
John Franklin Allman
Robert Harold Allman
Edna Louise Allman
William Eugene “Billy” Allman
Dorothy Ann Allman
Betty Jo Allman
Barbara Kay Allman

Sources (25)

  • Ida D Allman, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ida Delora Allman, "Indiana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Ida Deloris Brotherton Allman, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Brotherton in North Yorkshire and occasionally from the now lost Brotherton in Hacheston, Suffolk; both are named with Old English brōthor ‘brother’ or the Old Norse personal name Bróthir + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, enclosure’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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