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Della Maryetta Rambo Allen
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1878
Scioto County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1959
Ross County
Ohio, USA

Della was the daughter of Ervin and Ines Rambo. She married Alva Ethan Allen on the 22nd of April 1897 in Scioto County, Ohio.

1910 U.S. Census, Madison, Scioto County, Ohio.
name: Della M Allen
birthplace: Ohio
relationship to head of household: Wife
residence: Madison, Scioto, Ohio
marital status: Married
race : White
gender: Female
immigration year:
father's birthplace: Ohio
mother's birthplace: Ohio
family number: 245
page number: 11
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Alva E Allen M 36y Ohio
wife Della M Allen F 31y Ohio
dau Helen C Allen F 12y Ohio
son Wilbur I Allen M 10y Ohio
son Wilford M Allen M 8y Ohio
dau Hazel C Allen F 6y Ohio
son Cleo W Allen M 5y Ohio
son Ferdinand W Allen M 3y Ohio

1920 U.S. Census, Scioto County, Ohio
name: Dellie M Allen
residence: , Scioto, Ohio [Madison Township]
estimated birth year: 1878
age: 42
birthplace: Ohio
relationship to head of household: Daughter
gender: Female
race: White
marital status: Married
father's birthplace: Ohio
mother's birthplace: Ohio
film number: 1821432
digital folder number: 4384001
image number: 00943
sheet number: 13
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Eathen Allen M 47y Ohio
dau Dellie M Allen F 42y Ohio
dau Helen Allen F 22y Ohio
dau Wilba Allen F 20y Ohio
son Wilford Allen M 19y Ohio
dau Hazel Allen F 16y Ohio
dau Cleo Allen F 14y Ohio
dau Freda Allen F 13y Ohio
son Marvin Allen M 6y Ohio
dau Selmy Allen F 6y Ohio
[Transcribed correctly, mistakes must have been made by the census enumerator or family member.]

1930 U.S. Census, Madison, Scioto County, Ohio
name: Della M Allen
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Madison, Scioto, Ohio
gender: Female
age: 52
marital status: Married
race: White
birthplace: Pennsylvania
estimated birth year: 1878
immigration year:
relationship to head of household: Wife
father's birthplace: Pennsylvania
mother's birthplace: Ohio
enumeration district number: 0012
family number: 318
sheet number and letter: 15B
line number: 74
nara publication: T626, roll 1867
film number: 2341601
digital folder number: 4661183
image number: 00210
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Alva E Allen M 57 Ohio
wife Della M Allen F 52 Pennsylvania
daughter Helen C Allen F 32 Ohio
son Cleo W Allen M 26 Ohio
son Ferdie W Allen M 23 Ohio
daughter Selma H Allen F 16 Ohio
son Marvin W Allen M 16 Ohio
son Donald W Allen M 10 Ohio
daughter Hilda I Allen F 8 Ohio

1940 U.S. Census, Madison, Scioto County, Ohio.

Della's husband Alva Ethan Allen died on the 19th of July 1940 at Scioto County, Ohio.


"The Portsmouth Times", Portsmouth, Ohio, Friday, September 25, 1959, page 13, Deaths and Funerals. [google newspapers online]

"Mrs. Della Allen

Mrs. Della M. Allen, 81, of Minford, Rt. 1, died at 8:30 a.m. today at Diver Rest Home in Chillicothe. She had been ill several years with a heart ailment.

Surviving are five sons, Wilbur of Zanesville, Ohio, Wilford of Maplewood, Ohio, Cleo of Marysville Ohio, Marvin of DeGraff, Ohio, and Ferdie, 3030 Walnut St.; three daughters, Mrs. Helen Shoemaker and Mrs. Hazel Dever, both of Minford Rt. 1, and Mrs. Hilda West of Mason, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Goldie Murphy of Canal Winchester, Ohio; 19 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by her husband, Alva Ethan Allen, parents, four brothers, three sisters, a grandchild and three great-grand-children.

She was of the Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints faith.

Funeral services are pending under the direction of Erwin-Dodson Funeral Home. Burial is to be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Saturday."

"Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"
name: Della M Allen
event: Death
event date: 25 Sep 1959
time of death:
event place: Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States
other event place: Long-Term Care Facilities
registration state:
filing date:
residence: Scioto, Ohio, United States
street address:
residence postal code:
within city limits:
gender: Female
age: 81
marital status: Widowed
race: White
hispanic origin:
literal other race:
education level:
armed forces:
branch of service:
social security number:
birth date: 1878
father's surname:
mother's surname:
injury in ohio:
injury at work:
type or place of injury:
hospital status:
referred to coroner:
autopsy performed: Yes, used for certification
method of disposition:
infant death certificate:
certificate number: 66503
volume number: 15907
registrar certificate:
page number:
certifier: Physician
census tract:
registration district:
original source line: 68814
original source file: DEATHS59.DAT
source: Ohio Department of Health

Family links: 
  Ethan Alva Allen (1873 - 1940)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Carmel Cemetery
Scioto County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Leslie Mikesell Wood
Record added: Dec 08, 2012
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- Leslie Mikesell Wood
 Added: Dec. 8, 2012

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