Ransom Collins Alphin

20 May 1884–28 February 1924 (Age 39)
Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Ransom Collins

When Ransom Collins Alphin was born on 20 May 1884, in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States, his father, Israel Dodge Allphin Jr., was 26 and his mother, Amanda Clark, was 27. He died on 28 February 1924, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Israel Dodge Allphin Jr.
Amanda Clark
Burnetta Allphin
Ransom Collins Alphin
Ada Avis Alphin

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
Age 7
Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 12
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibilities include:1. English: habitational name from a place of this name near Manchester. 2. Scottish: reduced and altered form of McAlpine . 3. variant of German Alpfen , a habitational name from Ober or Unter Alpfen in Baden-Württemberg.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Ransom C. Alphin in household of Israel D. Alphin Jr., "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ransom Alphin in household of Israld Alphin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ransom C Alphin in household of Israel D Alphin, "United States Census, 1910"

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