Louis Boreia Pray

Male9 June 1888–10 February 1972

Brief Life History of Louis Boreia

Louis Boreia Pray was born on 9 June 1888, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States as the son of Charles Pray and Bridget Jeffrey. He married Goldelia A Gardner on 21 November 1914, in Walla Walla, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Walla Walla, Washington, United States in 1920 and Mason City, Okanogan, Washington, United States in 1935. He died on 10 February 1972, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Louis Boreia Pray
Goldelia A Gardner
Marriage: 21 November 1914
Charles Louis Pray

Sources (19)

  • Louis B Pray, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louis B Pray, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Louis B Pray, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1914Walla Walla, Washington, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1889 · Washington Becomes a State

    Age 1

    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 2

    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.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 22

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Préith, popularly believed to be from an ancient Pictish personal name of unexplained etymology, but more likely a reinterpretation of the descriptive phrase na préith ‘of the cattle-spoil’.

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, from Old French pray, French pré, from Latin pratum ‘meadow’.

    Americanized form of German Prey .

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

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