Joseph Alexander Prout

Male18 January 1869–31 May 1945

Brief Life History of Joseph Alexander

When Joseph Alexander Prout was born on 18 January 1869, in Illinois, United States, his father, John Wesley Prout, was 30 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Litherland, was 27. He married Judith Lenora Holsen on 4 May 1890. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Kokomo, Center Township, Howard, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 31 May 1945, at the age of 76, and was buried in Allendale, Wabash, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Alexander Prout
1869–1945
Judith Lenora Holsen
1872–1950
Marriage: 4 May 1890
John Raymond Prout
1891–1953
Frederick H Prout
1892–1973
Mabel Prout
1894–1978
Ethel Jane Prout
1897–1926
Judith Prout
1898–
Joseph Lawrence Prout
1902–1977
Josephine Hester Prout
1906–1978

Sources (16)

  • Joseph Prout, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Alexander Prout - Published information: birth-name: Joseph A Prout
  • J A Prout, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1890
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1871

    Age 2

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 21

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Cornwall): variant of Proud .

    French: variant of Provost ‘provost’.

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

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