The Shemwell Family

Mareta Ethel PruittAge: 71 years19221993

Name
Mareta Ethel Pruitt
Given names
Mareta Ethel
Surname
Pruitt
Married name
Mareta Ethel Richardson
Birth January 24, 1922 25 20
Birth of a sisterJimmie Vernice Pruitt
April 23, 1924 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Parlee Curtis
December 27, 1924 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMuriel Jane Pruitt
June 7, 1928 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 7 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 16, 1930 (Age 8 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherCelesta Jane Williams
April 20, 1930 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterAlice Maud Pruitt
April 17, 1931 (Age 9 years)
Death of a sisterAlice Maud Pruitt
February 2, 1933 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterHazel Lavaca Pruitt
May 5, 1933 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Potter Pruitt Sr.
December 16, 1936 (Age 14 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 18 years)
MarriageThomas Basil RichardsonView this family
December 29, 1940 (Age 18 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 19 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 27 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a motherIda Celeste Breedlove
November 20, 1960 (Age 38 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Lester Pruitt
October 1965 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 23 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a husbandThomas Basil Richardson
March 21, 1988 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherPaul David Pruitt
July 3, 1989 (Age 67 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Henry Pruitt
March 27, 1993 (Age 71 years)
Death July 5, 1993 (Age 71 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Wildomar Cemetery
Last change May 19, 202112:35:55

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder brother
John Henry Pruitt
Birth: December 27, 1917 21 16Deer, Newton, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 27, 1993Taft, Kern, California, United States
21 months
elder brother
Paul David PruittPaul David Pruitt
Birth: September 26, 1919 22 17Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
Death: July 3, 1989Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States
2 years
herself
Mareta Ethel Pruitt
Birth: January 24, 1922 25 20Pleasant Hill, Newton, Arkansas, United States
Death: July 5, 1993Riverside, California, United States
2 years
younger sister
Jimmie Vernice Pruitt
Birth: April 23, 1924 27 22Newton, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 26, 2004Vista, San Diego, California, United States
sister
Private
younger sister
Muriel Jane Pruitt
Birth: June 7, 1928 31 26Wetumka, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States
Death: April 8, 2011Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States
3 years
younger sister
Alice Maud Pruitt
Birth: April 17, 1931 34 29Hughes, Oklahoma, United States
Death: February 2, 1933Decatur, Benton, Arkansas, United States
2 years
younger sister
Hazel Lavaca Pruitt
Birth: May 5, 1933 36 31Arkansas, United States
Death: May 2, 2001Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States
sister
Private
Family with Thomas Basil Richardson - View this family
husband
Thomas Basil Richardson
Birth: January 15, 1918Prescott, Nevada, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 21, 1988Wildomar, Riverside, California, United States
herself
Mareta Ethel Pruitt
Birth: January 24, 1922 25 20Pleasant Hill, Newton, Arkansas, United States
Death: July 5, 1993Riverside, California, United States
Marriage: December 29, 1940

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