Orville Pruiett

4 February 1919–15 February 2007 (Age 88)
Ava, Douglas, Missouri, United States

The Life of Orville

When Orville Pruiett was born on 4 February 1919, in Ava, Douglas, Missouri, United States, his father, Isaac Pruiett, was 22 and his mother, Maud May Lakey, was 18. He lived in Washington Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 15 February 2007, at the age of 88.

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Isaac Pruiett
Maud May Lakey
Bertie Vonis Pruiett
Orville Pruiett
Audie Norman Pruiett
Alva L Pruiett
Jesse Murle Jay Pruiett
Junior Billy Pruiett

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Pruiett





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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 12

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.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

French and English: variant spelling of Pruitt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Orville Pruiett in household of Maud Pruiett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Orville Pruitt in household of Charles S Snow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Orville Pruett in household of Isaac Pruett, "United States Census, 1920"

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