Capitola Prater

25 January 1907–27 July 1964 (Age 57)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Capitola

When Capitola Prater was born on 25 January 1907, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Christopher Henry Prater, was 32 and her mother, Essie Mae Cox, was 24. She married Carlos Theodore Parsons on 21 December 1929, in Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lake Wales, Polk, Florida, United States for about 10 years and Duval, Florida, United States in 1935. She died on 27 July 1964, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Carlos Theodore Parsons
Capitola Prater
Marriage: 21 December 1929
Mary Celeste Parsons Schoenberger
Henry Theodore Parsons II

Spouse and Children

21 December 1929
Florida, United States


    Mary Celeste Parsons Schoenberger


    Henry Theodore Parsons II


Parents and Siblings



    Edna Marlene Prater


    Celeste Grace Prater


    Christopher L. Prater



    Simon Prater


World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1911: Polk, Florida, United States
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 16

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: status name for a reeve, the chief magistrate or bailiff of a district, from Latin praetor.2 Dutch: occupational name for a warden of meadows or a gamekeeper, from Middle Dutch prater, preter (Latin pratarius, a derivative of pratum ‘meadow’).3 Dutch and North German: nickname for an excessively talkative person, from Middle Low German praten ‘to talk or prattle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Capitola Prater in household of Christopher R Prater, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Capitola Parsons in household of Carlos T Parsons, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Capitola Parson in household of Carles T Parson, "Florida State Census, 1935"

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