Ray Allen

1911–1977 (Age 65)
Miller, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ray

When Ray Allen was born on 4 June 1911, in Miller, Missouri, United States, his father, Charles Hinkley Allen, was 39 and his mother, Stella Lee Allee, was 34. He married Ruth Inez Hall on 15 July 1932. He lived in Franklin Township, Miller, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 9 April 1977, in Miller, Missouri, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Barnett, Morgan, Missouri, United States.

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Ray Allen
Ruth Inez Hall
Marriage: 15 July 1932

Spouse & Children

15 July 1932
, Miller, Missouri

Parents & Siblings



  • Ollie Allen


  • Male1899–1990Male

  • Logan T Allen


  • Female1908–1991Female

  • Male1911–1977Male

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Age 18

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 and Scottish: from a Celtic personal name of great antiquity and obscurity. In England the personal name is now usually spelled Alan, the surname Allen; in Scotland the surname is more often Allan. Various suggestions have been put forward regarding its origin; the most plausible is that it originally meant ‘little rock’. Compare Gaelic ailín, diminutive of ail ‘rock’. The present-day frequency of the surname Allen in England and Ireland is partly accounted for by the popularity of the personal name among Breton followers of William the Conqueror, by whom it was imported first to Britain and then to Ireland. St. Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another St. Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ray Allen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ray E Allen in household of Charles H Allen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ray Allen in household of Charley H Allen, "United States Census, 1920"

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