Roy Albert Prout

Brief Life History of Roy Albert

When Roy Albert Prout was born on 11 September 1890, in Joseph, Wallowa, Oregon, United States, his father, Orlando Thomas Prout, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Catherine Cole, was 21. He married Edna Alameda Heimer on 1 August 1915, in Joseph, Wallowa, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Elgin Election Precinct 1, Union, Oregon, United States in 1940 and Elgin, Union, Oregon, United States in 1950. He died on 31 May 1979, in Umatilla, Umatilla, Oregon, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Elgin, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Roy Albert Prout
1890–1979
Edna Alameda Heimer
1898–1956
Marriage: 1 August 1915
Edith May Prout
1916–2000

Sources (18)

  • Roy A Prout, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Roy Albert Prout, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Births, 1842-1917"
  • Roy Albert Prout, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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Name Meaning

English (mainly Cornwall): variant of Proud .

French: variant of Provost ‘provost’.

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

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