Clara Ann Ruffner

1887–1978 (Age 91)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clara Ann

When Clara Ann Ruffner was born in May 1887, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James S Ruffner, was 27 and her mother, Nancy Jane Zellefrow, was 24. She married Daniel Bert Allen on 3 July 1906, in Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Frenchs Corners, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Rayburn Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 31 December 1978, in Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clara Ann Ruffner
Daniel Bert Allen
Marriage: 3 July 1906
Charles T. Allen
Daniel J Allen
Paul Arnold Allen

Spouse & Children

  • Female1887–1978Female

  • Daniel Bert Allen


3 July 1906
Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1860–1943Male

  • Nancy Jane Zellefrow




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 18

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Rufener .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Clarah N Allen in household of Daniel B Allen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara Ann Allen in household of Daniel B Allen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara A Allen in household of Danial B Allen, "United States Census, 1930"

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