Ida Ann Traughber

Brief Life History of Ida Ann

When Ida Ann Traughber was born on 18 June 1886, in Prairieton Township, Christian, Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas Douglas Traughber, was 29 and her mother, Mary Catherine Rigsby, was 24. She married Benjamin Ora Allison on 18 November 1903, in Christian, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 5 December 1947, in May Township, Christian, Illinois, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Stonington, Christian, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Ora Allison
1876–1940
Ida Ann Traughber
1886–1947
Marriage: 18 November 1903
Velma Ora Allison
1904–1964
Herman Earl Allison
1905–1952
Mary Helen Allison
1907–1908
Roy Traughber Allison
1909–1966
Aubrey Merle Allison
1911–1974
Donna Vale Allison
1916–1923
Gwendolyn Louise Allison
1920–1995

Sources (16)

  • Ida A Franghber in household of Thomas D Franghber, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ida Ann Allison, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Ida Traughber, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1892 · The Chicago Canal

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

German: unexplained.

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

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