Harriet (Hattie) Cordelia Pryer

15 September 1865–28 December 1945 (Age 80)
Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States

The Life of Harriet (Hattie) Cordelia

When Harriet (Hattie) Cordelia Pryer was born on 15 September 1865, in Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States, her father, John Dutton Pryer, was 28 and her mother, Harriet Cordelia Potter, was 21. She married Elmer Elsworth Bendure on 8 August 1888, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Alma, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 1, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 28 December 1945, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Elmer Elsworth Bendure
Harriet (Hattie) Cordelia Pryer
Marriage: 8 August 1888
Alva Elwood Bendure
Elmer Ellsworth Bendure
Rufus S. Bendure
Leora Vila Bendure
Zula Vena Bendure
Leta Delia Bendure
Orville Dutton Bendure
Elma Minerva Bendure
Walter Russell Bendure
Hazel Leona Bendure

Spouse and Children

8 August 1888
Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Age 6

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Prior .2 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hattie Bendure in household of E Bendure, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Hattie Bendure in household of Elmer Bendure, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hattie Bendure in household of Elmer E Bendure, "United States Census, 1930"

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