Laura Ann Pruyne

1885–2 January 1963 (Age 78)
Mountain Lake, Burlington Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Laura Ann

When Laura Ann Pruyne was born in 1885, in Mountain Lake, Burlington Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Royal Decatur Pruyne, was 31 and her mother, Weltha Ann Strope, was 28. She married Wallace W Slater on 27 December 1899, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Canton Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 2 January 1963, in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Towanda, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wallace W Slater
Laura Ann Pruyne
Marriage: 27 December 1899
Ebenezer Clarence Slater
Royal Decatur Slater
Mary Elizabeth Slater
John Charles Slater
Beatrice Slater

Spouse and Children

    Wallace W Slater



27 December 1899
Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Royal Decatur Pruyne





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Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 20

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch Pruyn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura A Slater in household of Wallace W Slater, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura Slater in household of Wallace Slater, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Slater in household of Clark Slater, "United States Census, 1900"

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