Lounette Prater

about 1898–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Lounette

When Lounette Prater was born about 1898, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Dial D Prater, was 49 and her mother, Cynthia A. Power, was 45. She lived in Salyersville, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States in 1930.

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Family Time Line

Dial D Prater
1849–1934
Cynthia A. Power
1853–1939
Eugene Prater
1874–1932
Dean Prater
1874–1932
Lounette Prater
1898–
Gracie Prater
1879–1961
Bascom Prater
1881–1979
Nellie G Prater
1897–1991

Parents and Siblings

    Dial D Prater

    Male1849–1934Male

    Cynthia A. Power

    Female1853–1939Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

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.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 2

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1929

Age 31

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

1 English: status name for a reeve, the chief magistrate or bailiff of a district, from Latin praetor.2 Dutch: occupational name for a warden of meadows or a gamekeeper, from Middle Dutch prater, preter (Latin pratarius, a derivative of pratum ‘meadow’).3 Dutch and North German: nickname for an excessively talkative person, from Middle Low German praten ‘to talk or prattle’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Lounette Prater in household of Dial Prater, "United States Census, 1930"

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