Cyrus Pruett

29 March 1867–15 February 1942 (Age 74)
Texas, United States

The Life of Cyrus

When Cyrus Pruett was born on 29 March 1867, in Texas, United States, his father, Henry B. Pruett, was 44 and his mother, Elmira Wixom, was 40. He married Mary Ray on 24 August 1893, in Bell, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Walker, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Cherokee, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 15 February 1942, in Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States, at the age of 74.

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Cyrus Pruett
Mary Ray
Marriage: 24 August 1893
Virginia Pruett
Fred William Pruett
Zalford Pruett
Zeffie Pruett
Charley Pruett

Spouse and Children

24 August 1893
Bell, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 3

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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

French and English: variant spelling of Pruitt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cruse Prewitt in household of Henry Prewitt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cyrus Pruett in household of Roscoe Blanton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cyrus Pruitt, "United States Census, 1940"

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