Seth Devine Pruden

Brief Life History of Seth Devine

When Seth Devine Pruden was born on 16 March 1870, in Boulder, Colorado, United States, his father, David Mitchell Pruden, was 30 and his mother, Lydia V. Shafer, was 27. He married Fanny Jenny Evans about 1891. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He immigrated to Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States in 1929 and lived in Watsonville, Santa Cruz, California, United States in 1930 and Watsonville Judicial Township, Santa Cruz, California, United States in 1940. He died on 24 January 1952, in Santa Cruz, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Watsonville, Santa Cruz, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Seth Devine Pruden
1870–1952
Jennie Leila Farnsworth
1878–1928
Marriage: 1902
Loren W. Pruden
1904–1972
Coral Irene Pruden
1907–
Bernice Edna May Pruden
1911–1984

Sources (22)

  • S D Purden, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Seth D Pruden, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Seth Pruden, "Hawaii, Honolulu Passenger Lists, 1900-1953"

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1872 · The First National Park

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1876 · Colorado becomes a State

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Prudom .

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

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