Lula Pruitt

Alabama, United States

The Life of Lula

When Lula Pruitt was born in August 1897, in Alabama, United States, her father, John Henry Pruitt, was 42 and her mother, Louisa Temperance Pentecost, was 35. She lived in Etowah, Alabama, United States in 1900 and East Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States in 1910.

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John Henry Pruitt
Louisa Temperance Pentecost
James Eugene Pruitt
Minnie Susan Pruitt
william w key
Milly L Pruitt
Henry H Pruitt
Frederick Thomas Pruitt
Lisby L Pruitt
Lula Pruitt
John Floyd Pruitt

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 15

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 32

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 (2)

  • Lula E Pruitt in household of John H Pruitt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lula Pruitt in household of John H Pruitt, "United States Census, 1900"

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