Louis Henry Prell

14 December 1875–1 August 1960 (Age 84)
Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Louis Henry

When Louis Henry Prell was born on 14 December 1875, in Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Prell, was 25 and his mother, Josephine Henrietta Jansen, was 23. He had at least 1 daughter with Mary Josephine Meadows. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Wharton, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 1 August 1960, in Wharton, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Wharton, Wharton, Texas, United States.

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Louis Henry Prell
Mary Josephine Meadows
Geraldine Prell

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World Events (8)

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed
Age 1
A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 1
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 23
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a town crier, Middle High German prelle ‘crier’.

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

Sources (10)

  • Louis Prell in household of Mrs. J H Prell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Louis Henry Prell, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Louis Henry Prell, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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