Ruby Ercel Allen

1912–1995 (Age 83)
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ruby Ercel

When Ruby Ercel Allen was born on 19 July 1912, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Curtis Allen, was 31 and her mother, Theodocia Williams, was 27. She lived in Linton, Trigg, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 29 July 1995, in Christian, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States.

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Ruby Ercel Allen
1912–1995
Omer Earl Pace
1903–1984

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 14

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Ruby Allen in household of William C Allen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruby A Pace, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Ruby Allen Pace, "Find A Grave Index"

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