John Francis Allard

16 February 1896–10 December 1985 (Age 89)
Illinois, United States

The Life of John Francis

When John Francis Allard was born on 16 February 1896, in Illinois, United States, his father, Francis Arnold or Frank Allard, was 30 and his mother, Mary Delphine Leclere, was 32. He married Harry E Putnam in Indiana, United States. He lived in Patesville, Hancock, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Lewisport, Hancock, Kentucky, United States for about 40 years. He died on 10 December 1985, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 89.

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John Francis Allard
Harry E Putnam

Spouse and Children

Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Arnold or Frank Allard





    Ida Marie Allard


    Josephene M. Allard



    Mary A Allard


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 14

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

French and English: from the Old French, Norman, and Middle English personal name A(i)llard. This is of Germanic origin, being found in the continental form Adelard and in Old English as Æðelheard, both meaning ‘noble hardy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John F Allard in household of Frank Allard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John F Allard in household of Francis A Allard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John in entry for Mrs Mary Delphine Allard, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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