Lula Belle Pruitt

1887–1971 (Age 83)
Etowah, Alabama, United States

The Life of Lula Belle

When Lula Belle Pruitt was born on 28 December 1887, in Etowah, Alabama, United States, her father, Pinkney Daniel Pruitt, was 26 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Gilliland, was 25. She married Felix Edward O'Shields on 3 February 1910, in DeKalb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 23 Crumley, DeKalb, Alabama, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1971, in Dawson, DeKalb, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Dawson, DeKalb, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lula Belle Pruitt
Felix Edward O'Shields
Marriage: 3 February 1910
Bonnie Mae O'Shields
Lela Mary O'Shields
Lois M O'Shields
Canola O'Shields
Floyd E O'Shields
Hugh Pickney O'Shields
Max R O'Shields

Spouse & Children

3 February 1910
DeKalb, Alabama, United States


  • Bonnie Mae O'Shields


  • Lela Mary O'Shields


  • Lois M O'Shields


  • Canola O'Shields


  • Floyd E O'Shields


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Pinkney Daniel Pruitt


  • Martha Elizabeth Gilliland




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 8

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Bell Oshields in household of Hugh Oshields, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Belle Oshields in household of Felix Oshields, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bell L Aashields in household of Fealix Aashields, "United States Census, 1930"

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