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Ruth Allgeier Bart Houghton
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1914
Copper Cliff
Greater Sudbury Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Death: Aug. 14, 2010
Jefferson County
Colorado, USA

Ruth Allgeier was born Nov 22, 1914 in Copper Cliff Canada. She was the daughter of Frederick M Carrol Allgeier and his wife, Martha Saich Caldwell Allgeier.

Family history and available records indicate that she immigrated to the US on September 21, 1933, along with her mother & her younger sister Eleanor. The family relocated with her father, who was employed at the time by the International Nickel Company, on Wall Street in New York City.

On March 19, 1938, Ruth married her first husband, Siegfried Gerold Bart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Blasius Siegfreid Bart of East Orange, NJ in St. Cloud Presbyterian Church.

They had two sons and later divorced.

Sources indicate that Ruth married as her second husband Augustus Sherrill (Mike) Houghton, on July 3, 1953, and moved to Garfield Colorado, where Mike worked as an "oil shale geologist", at the Roan Plateau Oil Shale Deposit. Soon after, Mike became a Professor of Geology & Petro Chemistry at Colorado School of Mines, and they moved to Golden Colorado.

Mike died January 15, 1984, and Ruth remained at Golden, where she died on August 14, 2010.


~Barbara Martin Bart & Siegfreid Gerold Bart Jr (emails and conversations).

~Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1954; Ruth Allgeier, Sept 21, 1933

~"PROMINENT FAMILIES OF NEW JERSEY VOLUME II" - ISBN: 0-8063-5038-5 (Biographical Sketch of Blasius Bart, found on pages 1248-1249)

~NY Times March 20, 1938, -

~US Federal Census 1940

~Social Security Death Index records for Ruth & Augustus S Houghton public member tree "Surtees R eng" (owner lsurtees1)

Family links: 
  Frederick C. Allgeier (1889 - 1957)
  Martha Seich Caldwell Allgeier (1891 - 1972)
  Augustus Sherrill Houghton (1898 - 1984)
  Ruth Allgeier Bart Houghton (1914 - 2010)
  Eleanor Allgeier Haney (1916 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Calvary Episcopal Church Columbarium
Jefferson County
Colorado, USA
Created by: Lorraine Butler
Record added: Jan 09, 2013
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Ruth <i>Allgeier Bart</i> Houghton
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Rest in peace, Ruth.
- Renata
 Added: Jan. 17, 2013

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