Wessie Oleta Pruett

26 July 1926–28 May 2002 (Age 75)
Smith, Texas, United States

The Life of Wessie Oleta

When Wessie Oleta Pruett was born on 26 July 1926, in Smith, Texas, United States, her father, James Miles Pruett, was 47 and her mother, Amy E Weldon, was 39. She married Alvin Lee "Buck" Pollard in 1945, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Smith, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 2, Smith, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 28 May 2002, in Whitesboro, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Whitesboro, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Alvin Lee "Buck" Pollard
Wessie Oleta Pruett
Marriage: 1945
Mister Pollard
Charles Lynn Pollard

Spouse and Children

    Alvin Lee "Buck" Pollard



Texas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 3

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 21

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

French and English: variant spelling of Pruitt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wessie O Pruett in household of James M Pruett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wessie Pruitt in household of James Pruitt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wessie Oleta Pruett, "Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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