William Pruitt

#3937, b. 16 Nov 1886, d. 9 Feb 1963
Last Edited:8 Jan 2011
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthWilliam Pruitt was born on 16 Nov 1886 at Alexandria, LA.1,2
MarriageHe married first an unknown person before 1917.1
DraftRegHe was required to register for the first draft of World War I, held on 5 Jun 1917. At that time, he was living at Magnolia Ave. in Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX. He stated he was married and supporting a wife. William was working for Magnolia Refinery on the Fire Stills, which was a common method of distilling turpentine from tree sap. He was described as tall and slender, with blue gray eyes and dark brown hair.1,3
MarriageHe married second Eva Amelia Rivet, daughter of Prisca Rivet and Mary Laura Nereaux, between 1946 and 1963.
DeathWilliam Pruitt died at age 76 on 9 Feb 1963 in Jefferson County, TX.4,2


  1. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  2. [S108] Sharon Mosley. E-mail message, Aug 1999.
  3. [S549] The Legacy, a publication of Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc.
  4. [S316] Ancestry.com. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 (Ancestry.com), by The Generations Network Inc.. Online http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876&enc=1