Ira Owen Prudden

Brief Life History of Ira Owen

When Ira Owen Prudden was born on 9 May 1828, in Morris, New Jersey, United States, his father, Timothy H Prudden, was 27 and his mother, Harriet Allen, was 20. He had at least 1 daughter with Hannah E Parriot. He lived in Chatham, Morris, New Jersey, United States in 1850 and Long Hill Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States for about 30 years. He died on 27 March 1902, at the age of 73, and was buried in First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, New Vernon, Harding Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States.

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Ira Owen Prudden
Hannah E Parriot
Mary Pruden

Sources (5)

  • Ira C Pruden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ira O Pruden, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ira O Prudden in household of Timothy H Prudden, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


The Camden & Amboy railroad was completed in 1833. It made transportation between New York City and Philadelphia possible within a 7-hour time-frame. This advancement led to dozens of other companies opening railroad lines during the 1800's.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Prudom .

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

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