Elsie Bernice Gibbons

9 September 1917–22 January 2009 (Age 91)
Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States

The Life of Elsie Bernice

When Elsie Bernice Gibbons was born on 9 September 1917, in Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States, her father, George Albert Gibbons, was 23 and her mother, Erma Jean Ketcherside, was 21. She married Eli Lynn Pratte in May 1937. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 22 January 2009, in Park Hills, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Park Hills, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli Lynn Pratte
1914–1968
Elsie Bernice Gibbons
1917–2009
Marriage: May 1937
Larry Wayne Pratte
1938–1996
James Edward Pratte
1939–2014
Garry Lynn Pratte
1943–1956
Georgia Ruth Pratte
1961–1961

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
May 1937
children

(4)

    Larry Wayne Pratte

    Male1938–1996Male

    James Edward Pratte

    Male1939–2014Male

    Garry Lynn Pratte

    Male1943–1956Male

    Georgia Ruth Pratte

    Female1961–1961Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 14

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1941

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Gibbon .

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

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  • Elsie B Pratte, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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