Luna Gilbert Pruitt

1879–1951 (Age 71)
Izard, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Luna Gilbert

When Luna Gilbert Pruitt was born on 28 July 1879, in Izard, Arkansas, United States, his father, David Elisha Pruitt, was 34 and his mother, Elmina Melinda Tennessee Huggins, was 24. He married Minnie J Arnold on 26 November 1911, in Izard, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Baxter, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and North Fork Township, Baxter, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died in 1951, in Norfork, Baxter, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Galatia Cemetery, Norfork Cemetery, Baxter, Arkansas, United States.

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Luna Gilbert Pruitt
Minnie J Arnold
Marriage: 26 November 1911
Phillip Amon Pruitt
Ada Beulah Pruitt
Mrs Mavis Ida Pruitt Hare
Henry Pruitt

Spouse & Children

26 November 1911
Izard, Arkansas, United States


  • Phillip Amon Pruitt


  • Female1914–1980Female

  • Mrs Mavis Ida Pruitt Hare


  • Male1927–1992Male

Parents & Siblings

  • David Elisha Pruitt


  • Elmina Melinda Tennessee Huggins




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 4

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

French and English: nickname from a pet form of Old French proux ‘valiant’, ‘brave’, or ‘wise’ ( see Proulx , Prue ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Luna Prewet in household of David Prewet, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Loone Pruitt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Luna G Pruitt in household of David Pruitt, "United States Census, 1910"

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