Isaiah S Pruitt

16 April 1839–24 December 1917 (Age 78)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Isaiah S

When Isaiah S Pruitt was born on 16 April 1839, in Indiana, United States, his father, Pleasant Pruitt, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Barnell, was 25. He married Margaret Ann Roach on 10 January 1867, in Cass, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Ervin Township, Howard, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Winchester, White River Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 24 December 1917, in Center Township, Grant, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaiah S Pruitt
Margaret Ann Roach
Marriage: 10 January 1867
Minnie Mae Pruitt
Rosa M Pruitt
Ella D. Pruitt
Otis Pleasant Pruitt

Spouse and Children


    Margaret Ann Roach


10 January 1867
Cass, Indiana, United States


    Minnie Mae Pruitt




    Otis Pleasant Pruitt


Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Barnell




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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 2

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

French and English: nickname from a pet form of Old French proux ‘valiant’, ‘brave’, or ‘wise’ ( see Proulx , Prue ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samlson Pruit, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Irach S Pruitt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Isaiah Pruit in household of Pruit, "United States Census, 1850"

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