Franklin LeRoy Prestridge

20 November 1885–6 September 1970 (Age 84)
Election Precinct 3 Fox Creek, Clay, Alabama, United States

The Life of Franklin LeRoy

When Franklin LeRoy Prestridge was born on 20 November 1885, in Election Precinct 3 Fox Creek, Clay, Alabama, United States, his father, Jesse Crawford Prestridge Sr., was 58 and his mother, Margaret Matilda Wigginton, was 51. He married Bettie Evans on 5 February 1908, in Lineville, Clay, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 6 September 1970, in Clay, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Shiloh Cemetery, Shiloh, Clay, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin LeRoy Prestridge
Ella Ruth Parmer
Marriage: from 1909 to 1910
Hollie May Prestridge
Terie Gladys Prestridge
Willard Garrett Prestridge

Spouse and Children

from 1909 to 1910



    Terie Gladys Prestridge


    Willard Garrett Prestridge


Parents and Siblings



    Ruth Josephine Prestridge - Moore


    Rhoda L. Prestridge - Hodnett



    Roxanne M. Prestridge - Hughes "Roxey"



+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 10

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; apparently a habitational name, perhaps an altered form of Prestwich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank L Pretridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank L Prestridge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Franklin L Prestidge, "United States Census, 1930"

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