Allene Ethel Pellett

24 May 1923–27 November 1986 (Age 63)
Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States

The Life of Allene Ethel

When Allene Ethel Pellett was born on 24 May 1923, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States, her father, Leslie Warren Pellett, was 28 and her mother, Cecil Elva Bradley, was 25. She lived in Chelsea, King, Washington, United States for about 5 years and Eagle, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1965. She died on 27 November 1986, at the age of 63.

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Leslie Warren Pellett
Cecil Elva Bradley
Warren Cecil Pellett
Barbara R Pellett
Allene Ethel Pellett
Betty Marie Pellett

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

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.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 17

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Name Meaning

English (southeastern): either from a pet form of the personal name Pell , or a metonymic occupational name for a furrier, from Old French pellet ‘fur’, a diminutive of pel ‘skin’. Compare Pelletier .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alliene E Pellett in household of Leslie Pellett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice E Pellet in household of Leslie W Pellet, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Unknown, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"

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