Edith Lulla Prather

1 September 1904–14 January 1977 (Age 72)
Effingham, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edith Lulla

When Edith Lulla Prather was born on 1 September 1904, in Effingham, Illinois, United States, her father, John Robert Prather, was 45 and her mother, Ida Mae Hyde, was 19. She married Leo Ellis Prather on 1 March 1923, in Clay, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Larkinsburg Township, Clay, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. She died on 14 January 1977, in Edgewood, Effingham, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Edgewood, Effingham, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leo Ellis Prather
Edith Lulla Prather
Marriage: 1 March 1923
Harlen R Prather
Leona Mae Prather

Spouse and Children

1 March 1923
Clay, Illinois, United States


    Harlen R Prather



Parents and Siblings

    John Robert Prather


    Ida Mae Hyde





    Cleath Josephine Prather


    Mervin Ray Prather


    Daris Irene Prather


    Florence Eillen Prather


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 21

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

German:1. variant of Brather ( see Brader 2). 2. variant of Prater . 3. habitational name from Prath, Rhineland (near St. Goarshausen).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edith Prater in household of Robert Prater, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith Prather in household of Leo Prather, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edath Prather in household of Robert Prather, "United States Census, 1920"

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