Myrtle Adura Wesley

12 April 1885–24 June 1969 (Age 84)
Ashland, Clay, Alabama, United States

The Life of Myrtle Adura

When Myrtle Adura Wesley was born on 12 April 1885, in Ashland, Clay, Alabama, United States, her father, William Benton Wesley, was 29 and her mother, Bethiah Cumi Arnold, was 24. She married Francis Danielly Pruet on 1 December 1901, in Clay, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 10 Wicker, Clay, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 12 Idaho, Clay, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 24 June 1969, at the age of 84, and was buried in Clay, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Danielly Pruet
1879–1955
Myrtle Adura Wesley
1885–1969
Marriage: 1 December 1901
Malvin Pruet
1902–1981
Mona L Pruett
1905–1987
Fannie L Pruet
1908–
Alec Pruitt
1910–
Arthur Wesley Pruitt
1913–
William Benton Pruet
1916–1982
Mavis Pruet
1920–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 December 1901
Clay, Alabama, United States
children

(7)

    Male1902–1981Male

    Female1905–1987Female

    Fannie L Pruet

    Female1908–Female

    Alec Pruitt

    Male1910–Male

    Arthur Wesley Pruitt

    Male1913–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Benton Wesley

    Male1856–1930Male

    Bethiah Cumi Arnold

    Female1860–1921Female

siblings

(14)

    Female1877–1967Female

    Ada Rose Lee Wesley

    Female1881–1969Female

    Wesley

    Female1883–1883Female

    Cecil Jackson Wesley

    Male1884–1928Male

    Female1885–1969Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 8

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 22

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with the Old English elements west ‘west’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, as for example Westley in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, and Westleigh in Devon and Greater Manchester.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Myrtle A Pruet in household of Francis D Pruet, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myrtle A Pruett in household of Francis D Pruett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Myrtle A Pruett in household of Francis S Pruett, "United States Census, 1910"

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