Thelma Rita Prestridge

1 June 1934–17 November 1996 (Age 62)
Orange, Texas, United States

The Life of Thelma Rita

When Thelma Rita Prestridge was born on 1 June 1934, in Orange, Texas, United States, her father, William Henry Prestridge, was 38 and her mother, Inez Ayo, was 24. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Orange, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 17 November 1996, at the age of 62.

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William Henry Prestridge
Inez Ayo
Ella Mae Prestridge
Dave Daniel Prestridge
Thelma Rita Prestridge
Shirley Ann Prestridge

Parents and Siblings



    Ella Mae Prestridge


    Dave Daniel Prestridge



    Shirley Ann Prestridge


World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 15

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 17

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; apparently a habitational name, perhaps an altered form of Prestwich .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Thelma Prestride in household of Inez Prestride, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thelma Rita Prestridge, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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