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Ioanna (Antonio) Ralli[1]

Female 1888 - 1970  (81 years)


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  • Name Ioanna (Antonio) Ralli 
    Nickname Ione 
    Born 08 Oct 1888  Galveston, Texas USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 1889  Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, New Orleans, LA. USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The baptism register records: Ekaterina Rallis, b. 8 Oct 1888, baptized 1889 by Ach Missail (Misael), daughter of Antonio P. Rallis and Despina Ziffo, residents of Galveston, TX.
    Gender Female 
    Died 05 Apr 1970  Pennsylvania USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Green River Cemetery, 56 Wisdom Way, Greenfield, Massachusetts USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • She and Mr Allen appear to have lived in New York, USA, and had daughters, according to Dominie Vlasto, who were "beautiful blonde girls sparkling with health and perfectly groomed".(Christopher Long)
    • 1930 US federal census: 8112 St. Martin's Lane, Philadelphia, PA, household headed by Henry Butler Allen, owner, house valued at $25,000, radio set, 40, 27 y.o. at marriage, b. Massachusetts, parents b. Massachusetts, mechanical engineer, saw works; wife Ione Ralli, 39, 26 y.o. at marriage, b. Texas, parents b. England; daughters Ione, 13, b. Pennsylvania; Julia, 11, b. New York; Margaret, 5, b. Pennsylvania; Lois E., 2, b. Pennsylvania; and 2 servants.
    • 1940 US federal census, 8112 St. Martins Lane, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Henry B. Allen, 54, owner, home valued $45,000, b. Massachusetts, director, Franklin Institute; $5000 income; wife Ione Allen, 54, b. Texas; daughters, all single: Julia, 21, b. New York; Margaret, 15, b. Penna.; Lois E, 13, b. Penna; and 2 servants.
    • Travel, New York arrivals: aboard the Caronia , 18 Sep 1907, with her parents and siblings from Liverpool, England; aboard the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria , 26 Sep 1910, with her mother and sisters from Southampton, England; aboard the Lusitania, 31 Jul 1914, with her parents and sisters from Liverpool.

    Person ID I2862  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2018 

    Father Antonio (Pandia) Ralli,   b. 29 Dec 1852, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1916, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Despina (George) Ziffo,   b. 07 Jun 1861, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1953, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 02 Aug 1884  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: Theodore S. Ralli and E. S. Galati; Hieronymous Myriantheus presiding; entry 133. [2]
    Notes 
    • Probably the couple referred to: "Despina Ralli was active in London but she and her husband Anthony, were established in New York City." [3]
    Family ID F1212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Butler (Franklin) Allen,   b. 20 Jul 1887, Greenfield, Massachusetts USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1962, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 29 May 1915  All Souls Church, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Wedding covered in New York Times, 30 May 1915.
    • The Rev. Samuel Maxwell, of the Second Church, Boston, officiated.
    Notes 
    • According to Dominie Vlasto’s memoirs Quite A Lot two of the daughters were "beautiful blonde girls sparkling with health and perfectly groomed" (Christopher Long).
    Children 
     1. Iona (Henry) Allen,   b. 23 May 1916, Pennsylvania USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1998, Drexel Hill, Delaware, Pennsylvania USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. Julia (Henry) Allen,   b. 3 May 1918, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1966, Fayette County, Kentucky USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +3. Living
    +4. Lois Elizabeth (Henry) Allen,   b. 1927, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 2013, [New Jersey USA] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Documents
    Allen - Ralli wedding
    Allen - Ralli wedding
    New York Times, 30 May 1915.
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F1213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 08 Oct 1888 - Galveston, Texas USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1889 - Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, New Orleans, LA. USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 May 1915 - All Souls Church, New York, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 05 Apr 1970 - Pennsylvania USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Green River Cemetery, 56 Wisdom Way, Greenfield, Massachusetts USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Ralli siblings: Pandia, Lois, Julia, Ioanna
    Ralli siblings: Pandia, Lois, Julia, Ioanna
    © Christopher Long: ChristopherLong.co.uk.

    Headstones
    Ione Ralli Allen headstone
    Ione Ralli Allen headstone
    photo courtesy Find A Grave website
    Plot: section 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S118] 1940 US Federal Census.

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jul 1977.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]

    3. [S79] The Greeks of Odessa, John Athanasios Mazis, (2004: East European Monographs, Boulder/Columbia University Press, New York ), 42.


  

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