John William Pruett

20 November 1880–July 1969 (Age 88)
Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John William

When John William Pruett was born on 20 November 1880, in Pike, Illinois, United States, his father, Robert Harrison Pruett, was 41 and his mother, Louisa Parlee Turnbaugh, was 32. He married Elva Guthrie on 28 June 1911, in Pike, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Nebo, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Spring Creek Township, Pike, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. He died in July 1969, in Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Allison Cemetery, Spring Creek Township, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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John William Pruett
Elva Guthrie
Marriage: 28 June 1911
Ray Harold Pruett
Burdette Harrison Pruett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1911Pike, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1885 · The First Skyscraper
    Age 5
    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
    Age 24
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire): variant of Prewitt .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • John Pruitt, "United States Census, 1940"
    • John W Pruett, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
    • John William Pruett, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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