Letha Belle Allen

1906–1967 (Age 60)
Parke, Indiana, United States

The Life of Letha Belle

When Letha Belle Allen was born on 27 March 1906, in Parke, Indiana, United States, her father, John Forrest Allen, was 20 and her mother, Grace Clore, was 18. She married Frank Gardner on 11 November 1960. She died on 3 March 1967, in Waveland, Brown Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Wolf Creek, Marshall, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Letha Belle Allen
1906–1967
Frank Gardner
1902–
Marriage: 11 November 1960

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
11 November 1960
Parke Co, Indiana

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 17

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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