Carol Prentice

29 June 1928–November 1940 (Age 12)
Alpha, Lewis, Washington, United States

The Life of Carol

When Carol Prentice was born on 29 June 1928, in Alpha, Lewis, Washington, United States, her father, Ray Ivyla Prentice, was 35 and her mother, Lola Blanche Houtchins, was 32. She lived in Spokane City, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1940. She died in November 1940, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 12, and was buried in Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ray Ivyla Prentice
Lola Blanche Houtchins
Catherine Margaret Prentice
Dena Rae Prentice
Joy Estelle Prentice
Carol Prentice
Coral Neva Prentice

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 4

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from a reduced form of Middle English, Old French aprentis ‘apprentice’ (from Old French aprendre ‘to learn’, ‘to understand’, Latin appre(he)ndere ‘to understand, grasp’), denoting someone learning a craft or trade, but probably originating as a nickname in the case of the surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carol E Prentice in household of Ray Prentice, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carol Prentice in household of Ray Prentice, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carol Prentice, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

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