Rubye Lee Allen

1915–1965 (Age 50)
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of Rubye Lee

Rubye Lee Allen was born in 1915 as the daughter of Mack Allen and Lonnie R. Allen. She died on 22 August 1965, in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Rubye Lee Allen
1915–1965
Father WD Williams
1909–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1915–1965Female

  • Father WD Williams

    Male1909–Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Mack Allen

    MaleMale

  • Lonnie R. Allen

    Female1862–1940Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 2

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.

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.

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