John Randolph Pruitt
(1804-1858)
Barbara Beeker
(1809-1896)
Allen D. Hurd
(1806-1871)
Hannah A. Hooper
(Abt 1807-1853)
Joseph Austin Pruitt
(1843-1938)
Augusta Lydia Hurd
(1842-1904)
Helen "Nellie" Pruitt
(1878-1941)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. George M. Sammons

Helen "Nellie" Pruitt 1 2

  • Born: 2 Sep 1878, Wellington, Iroquois, IL, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): George M. Sammons about 1906 in , Iroquois, IL
  • Died: 6 Dec 1941, Milford, Iroquois, IL at age 63 2
  • Buried: 8 Dec 1941, Milford, Iroquois, IL 2

   FamilySearch ID: L6WF-3FM.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Lovejoy Township, Iroquois, IL, USA. 3 The 1880 census recorded Joseph Pruitt, farmer, 36, living with wife Augusta, 36; son Chas., farming, 13; daughter Dolly, 12; son Hirum, 10; son Frank, 9; daughters Kitty, 6, and Nelly, 1. Joseph was born in Indiana, his father in Kentucky and mother in North Carolina. Augusta was born in Michigan and her parents in New York. Their children were born in Illinois.

2. Residence: in 1893 in Wellington, Iroquois, IL, USA. 4

3. Census in 1900 in Wellington, Iroquois, IL, USA. 5 The 1900 cesnsu recorded owning a farm: Joseph Pruitt, farmer, 57, born Mar 1843, living with wife Augustis, 57, Jul 1843; Nellia, 20, Sep 1880; Joseph, 19, Feb 1881; and Albert, 16, Mar 1884. The census columns record the parents were married for 34 years and she had birthed 8 children, all alive in 1900. Joseph was born in Indiana, his father in Kentucky and mother in North Carolina. Augustis was born in Michigan and her parents in New York. The children were born in Illinois.

4. Census in 1910 in Milford, Iroquois, IL. 6 The 1910 census recorded owning a home on Lyle Street: George Sammon, general store merchant, 42, living with wife Helen, 31. George was born in Indiana and his parents in Canada. Helen was born in Illinois, her father in Indiana and mother in Michigan. The census columns record they were married for 4 years and Helen had birthed 0 children by 1910.

5. Census in 1920 in Milford, Iroquois, IL. 7 The 1920 census recorded owning a home at 505 East Jones Street in Milford: Geo. M. Sammons, general store merchant, 52, living with wife Helen, 41. George was born in Indiana and his parents in Canada. Helen was born in Illinois, her father in Indiana and mother in Michigan.


Helen married George M. Sammons about 1906 in , Iroquois, IL. (George M. Sammons was born on 25 Aug 1866 in , Newton, IN, USA,8 died on 25 Dec 1945 in Milford, Iroquois, IL 8 9 and was buried in Milford, Iroquois, IL 8.)


Sources


1 "Portrait and Biographical Record of Iroquois County, Illinois" (Chicago, Lake City Publishing Co., 1893.), http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilicgs/bio/page14.htm Biography of Joseph Pruitt.

2 FamilySearch.org, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQ52-26K Nellie Sammons, 06 Dec 1941; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,851,351.

3 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXJR-XKH Joseph Pruitt, Lovejoy, Iroquois, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district ED 133, sheet 226A.

4 "Portrait and Biographical Record of Iroquois County, Illinois" (Chicago, Lake City Publishing Co., 1893.), http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilicgs/bio/page3.htm Biography of James A. Pruitt.

5 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSWD-GHX Joseph Pruitt, Lovejoy Township Wellington village, Iroquois, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 17, sheet 8B, family 168.

6 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKD8-1LW George Sammons, Milford, Iroquois, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 83, sheet 13A, family 275.

7 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJ4W-TQD : accessed 15 May 2020), Geo M Sammons, Milford, Iroquois, Illinois, United States; citing ED 88, sheet 3A, line 42, family 70.

8 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/109681354.

9 FamilySearch.org, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N3WM-JJB George M. Sammons, 25 Dec 1945; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,984,364.



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