Prettice Modina Clay

1 September 1908–29 July 1977 (Age 68)
Union, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Prettice Modina

When Prettice Modina Clay was born on 1 September 1908, in Union, Arkansas, United States, her father, Henry Ollie Clay, was 19 and her mother, Lillie Viola Britt, was 18. She married Lofton Jackson Hines on 22 December 1928, in Union, Arkansas, United States. She lived in El Dorado, Union, Arkansas, United States for about 2 years and El Dorado Township, Union, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 29 July 1977, in Union, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Norphlet, Union, Arkansas, United States.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Lofton Jackson Hines
Prettice Modina Clay
Marriage: 22 December 1928

Spouse and Children

22 December 1928
Union, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings





    Audrey Inez Clay


    Emma Bobby Clay


    Dorothy Clay


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 14

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old English clǣg ‘clay’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of clay soil or as a metonymic occupational name for a worker in a clay pit ( see Clayman ).2 Americanized spelling of German Klee .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Prettice Hines in household of Lofton Hines, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Prettice Hines in household of L J Hines, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Prettice Clay in household of H O Clay, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.