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Matilda Vandeventer Prouty
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1848
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 1912
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA

age 63
Daughter of C. Vandeventer - Elizabeth Baum

In 1850 census of White Co. Indiana, Matilda Vandeventer is 1, daughter of Christopher Vendventer (47, NY)and Elizabeth Vandeventer (39, OH). With them were siblings Isaas S, 18; Maryann, 15; Morgan, 13; George, 11; James, 9; Ira and Eliza Jane, 6; Margaret, 2; all born in Indiana.

In 1860, Matilda Vandeventer was 11 in Richardson, Nebraska.

In 1870 Nebraska census, Matilda Prouty (21, Indiana) was wife of Elijah J Prouty (25, PA) with J Earle Prouty (1, Nebraska)

Sylvia or Cylvia Prouty married William C Wright in Adams Co WA on May 29 1892. J Earl Prouty married Augusta C Schlueter (shown on document with umlaut, in transcipt as Schluter) on Mar 24, 1897 in Adams Co WA
Carrie M Prouty married L P Zimmer on Mar 5 1898, in Ritzviller, Adams Co WA

In 1900 census of Ritzville, Adams Co, WA, Matilda Prouty (b. Oct 1849, Indiana) was wife of John C Prouty(b. Mar 1845, PA) , married 32 years. Her father b. NY and mother b. OH.

Sylvia J Wright, 34, died in Seattle WA on 11 Aug 1908. Washington state archives transcript lists father as "Elizah Prouty" and mother's maiden name as VanDeveten.

In 1910 Seattle Census, age 61, PA, father b. NY, mother b. Ohio, with her husband J Elijah Prouty, 65, PA.

Also with them was William C Wright, daughter Carrie M Zimmer (29, MO., divorced).

A Biographical and genealogical history of southeastern Nebraska lists Matilda, b. Oct 10, 1848, widow of E.J. Prouty of Washington, with three children. It reports that Christopher and Elizabeth VanDeventer were married Feb 10, 1831.

Note 2 links to her husband's memorial; he was buried in one cemetery and later moved to lakeview. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Christopher Vandeventer (1803 - 1891)
  Elizabeth Baum Vandeventer (1811 - 1879)
 
 Spouses:
  John Elijah Prouty (1845 - 1911)
  John E Prouty (____ - 1911)
 
 Children:
  Sylvia J Prouty Wright (1873 - 1908)*
 
 Siblings:
  Morgan Hammond Vandeventer (1836 - 1919)*
  George Vandeventer (1838 - 1873)*
  Jonas Vandeventer (1840 - 1862)*
  Ira B Vandeventer (1843 - 1913)*
  Elizabeth Jane Vandeventer (1843 - 1884)*
  Matilda Vandeventer Prouty (1848 - 1912)
  Reuben Thayer Vandeventer (1852 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake View Cemetery
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Jon Ridgeway
Record added: Sep 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76702638
Matilda <i>Vandeventer</i> Prouty
Added by: Rob Grant
 
Matilda <i>Vandeventer</i> Prouty
Added by: Rob Grant
 
Matilda <i>Vandeventer</i> Prouty
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