Orleana Prater

3 January 1862–14 April 1953 (Age 91)
Madison, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Orleana

When Orleana Prater was born on 3 January 1862, in Madison, Arkansas, United States, her father, Samuel E Prater, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Angeline Ray, was 20. She married ? from 1882 to 1884, in Dade, Missouri, United States. She lived in South Township, Dade, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 14 April 1953, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Orleana Prater
Marriage: from 1882 to 1884

Spouse and Children

from 1882 to 1884
Dade, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel E Prater


    Sarah Angeline Ray






    William Eligah Prater


    Amanda Prater


    Mary Prater


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · Skirmish at Benton

Age 2

Confederate forces in Arkansas began an invasion of Missouri, while other Confederate sources probed the line around Little Rock. On July  6, 1864 the fourth Arkansas Cavalry tried to break the line around Little Rock one soldier was killed, eight were wounded, three went missing from the Union side and four were killed and six wounded from the Confederate side.

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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  • Orleana Prater in household of Samuel Prater, "United States Census, 1880"

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