Garfield Pruitt

1 December 1890–21 November 1971 (Age 81)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Garfield

When Garfield Pruitt was born on 1 December 1890, in Virginia, United States, his father, Robert William Pruitt, was 41 and his mother, Martha Ann Frances Brown, was 29. He married Daisy Irene Husky on 13 October 1918, in Yanceyville, Caswell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Williamsburg, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Pelham, Caswell, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 21 November 1971, in Danville, Virginia, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Garfield Pruitt
1890–1971
Daisy Irene Husky
1904–1983
Marriage: 13 October 1918
Mary Anna Massey
1921–1993
Lilly M Pruett
1925–
Mildred V Pruett
1927–
Robert Garfield Pruitt
1928–
Robert Pruett
1930–1981

Spouse and Children

    Male1890–1971Male

    Daisy Irene Husky

    Female1904–1983Female

MARRIAGE
13 October 1918
Yanceyville, Caswell, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Mary Anna Massey

    Female1921–1993Female

    Lilly M Pruett

    Female1925–Female

    Mildred V Pruett

    Female1927–Female

    Robert Garfield Pruitt

    Male1928–Male

    Robert Pruett

    Male1930–1981Male

Parents and Siblings

    Robert William Pruitt

    Male1849–1925Male

    Martha Ann Frances Brown

    Female1861–Female

siblings

(11)

    Lillie Pruitt

    Female1879–1937Female

    Sousiette Florence Pruitt

    Female1881–Female

    Dallie Mae Pruitt

    Female1882–1965Female

    Female1883–1974Female

    Male1890–1971Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 4

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Garfield Pruett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Garfield Pruitt in household of William R Pruitt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Precious G Pruitt in household of Robert W Pruitt, "United States Census, 1900"

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