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seeking PRUITT b abt 1855 Tx on 1860, 1870, 1880 census
Posted by: Joan Upham (ID *****9916) Date: January 01, 2004 at 22:32:24
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I am trying to identify the Pruitt's in the census below - can anyone help?
1860 Leon Co Tx/Leona PO/HH 52-52/pg 241a
Polk, J D/HH/wm age 20 Tx
Polk, E J/wf age 18 Tn
Polk, JPH/wm age 01 Tx
Polk, R C/wm age 17 Tx
Polk, Alfred/wm age 16 Tx
Green, JG W/school teacher/wm age 27 Al
Chinski, J Y/merchant/wm age 21 Prussia
Brodie, J B/clerk/wm age 30 Va
PRUITT, W A/trader/wm age 29 Tn
PRUITT, William/wm age 04 Tx

I am trying to find James William PRUITT born abt 1855 in Tx.
He married Rachel Elizabeth [RAMSEY] 18 Feb 1886 in VanZandt Co, Texas. James died in a sawmill accident on 19 Oct 1918 Miller Co Ar.
I have been unable to locate him on a census before 1900 and thus have no clue as to his parents or siblings. In 1900 he said his father was born Missiiissippi but in 1910, however, he said his father was born in Tennessee.....This is James' family is in the 1900 and 1910 censuses below:
1900 Polk Co Tx/Colita Precinct/HH 125-125/Bk 2/pg 76
PRUETT, J W/HH/ wm age 45 Oct 1855 Tx/Ms/Tx m'd 15yrs
Pruett, R E/wife/wf age 31 Dec 1868 Ga/Ga/Ga 6 of 8 chn lvg
Pruett, Stinson /son/wm age 11 Sep 1888 Tx/Tx/Ga farmer
Pruett, John /son/ wm age 09 Sep 1890 Tx/Tx/Ga
Pruett, Shannon /son/ wm age 06 Sep 1893 Tx/Tx/Ga
Pruett, Nettie /dtr/ wf age 03 Feby 1896 Tx/Tx/Ga
Pruett, Paul /son/ wm age 02 Jan 1898 Tx/Tx/Ga
Pruett, Denson /son/ wm age 0 mos May 1900 Tx/Tx/Ga

1910 Atoka Co Ok/ED 3/Caney Twp/HH 210-216/pg 28a
PRUITT, Jim/HH/wm age 60 Tx/Tn/Tx/1m = 26yrs
Pruitt, Lizzie/wife/wf age 40 Ga/Al/Ga/1m + 10 of 14 chn lvg
Pruitt, Johnny/son/wm age 19 Tx/Tx/Ga/single
Pruitt, Shanon/son/wm age 17 Tx/Tx/Ga/single
Pruitt, Nettie/dtr/wf age 15 Tx/Tx/Ga/single
Pruitt, Paul/son/wm age 13 Tx/Tx/Ga
Pruitt, Butler/son/wm age 11 Tx/Tx/Ga
Pruitt, Eller/dtr/wf age 08 Tx/Tx/Ga
Pruitt, Mabel/dtr/wf age 07 Tx/Tx/Ga
Pruitt, Vina/dtr/wf age 05 Tx/Tx/Ga
Pruitt, Bessie/dtr/wf age 14mos Tx/Tx/Ga

Has anyone ever come across this James William Pruitt in your search for your Pruitt's? I'd appreciate any help you might give,

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