Goswick Genealogies

by:Henry H. and Keuttah (Goswick) Kennemore
Copyright 1986


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Margaret Elizabeth Goswick b.Feb.12,1892 Pope Co.AR. d:9/07/1912 Yell Co.Ar.
(m) Apr.04,1908 Yell Co.Ar. Dardanelle,Ar.
Wilburn Ostein Pruitt b.9/2/1885 Ar. d:9/03/1972 Ok.
1. Irving Earnest Pruitt b.11/25/1909 Yell,Co.Ar. d:Nov.04,1997 Idaho Falls,Idaho
2. Wilburn Monroe Pruitt b. 4/18/1911 Yell Co.AR. d:2/17/1962 Norman, Ok.
3. stillborn child b&d 9/6/1912

Margaret Elizabeth (Goswick) Pruitt was the daughter of James Plesant Obadiah & Rebecca Jane (Davidson) Goswick of Pope and Yell Co.'s Arkansas.  Her husband Wilburn Ostein Pruitt was the son of Alexander and Melda Adolphus (Rupe) Pruitt.   Margaret Elizabeth (Goswick) Pruitt is buried at Riley Creek Cemetery, Danville, Ark..  Wilburn Ostein Pruitt married several times after Margaret E. died.  One of his wife's names was: Lorie Watson, and they had children:Leo, Raymond, Mildred, Earl, Lottie, Lovell and Edward.  After Lorie Watson died then Wilburn Ostein Pruitt married the 3rd time a widow by the name of Cyble (?)Thacker.  They had no children.  The information on Margaret Elizabeth Goswick & Wilburn Ostein Pruitt was supplied by their son "Irving Earnest Pruitt" of Idaho Falls, Idaho.

1920 Yell Co.AR. Herring Township dated Jan.13
Wilburn Pruitt age 34 b. Ar. Father AR. Mother Iowa
Laura age 21 born AR. Father AR> mother AR.
Earnest Pruitt age 10 born AR. ca. 1910  (son of Margaret Elizabeth Goswick)
Monore Pruitt age 8 b. ca. 1911 Ar. (son of Margaret Elizabeth Goswick)
Leo Pruitt age 4 b.ca. 1916 Ar.
Mildie Pruitt age 2 years 4 months b.Ar. ca.1917
Mildred Pruitt age 1 year and 1 month old b.ca. 1918 Ar.
Raymond Pruitt age 6 months old b.ca. 1919 Ar.


Irving Earnest Pruitt b. 11/25/1909 Yell Co.Ar. d: Nov.04,1997 Idaho Falls, Idaho
(m) 5/26/1936 Cheyenne, Wyoming
Mrs. Jeanne Dorothy (Merrill) Sulier b. 7/27/1902 Clark Co.Wisc. d:Oct.25/1992 Idaho
              (children of Jeanne (M) Sulier)
1. Jack Jean Sulier b. Aug.20/1924 Montana (m)Nola Mae Evans (Jack goes by surname of Pruitt)
2. Vida Marie Sulier b.n/r (m) (?) Schwede

Irving Earnest Pruitt, son of Wilburn Ostein and Margaret Elizabeth (Goswick) Pruitt of Yell Co.Ar.. His wife Jeanne Dorothy Merrill was the daughter of John Jesse and Mary Elizabeth (Francoise) Merrill.  Irving Earnest and Jeanne Dorothy (Merrill/Sulier) Pruitt are buried at Dillon, Montana.

Wilburn Monroe Pruitt b. 4/8/1911 Yell Co.AR. d: 2/17/1962 Norman, Ok.
(m) ?
Ina Fay Brennan b.n/r
1. Boyd Wayne Pruitt b. Oct.15.1934 Yell Co.Ar.

Wilburn Monroe Pruitt was the son of Wilburn Ostein and Margaret Elizabeth (Goswick) Pruitt of Pope and Yell Co.'s Arkansas. (information supplied by Irving Earnest Pruitt).

Boyd Wayne Pruitt b. 10/15/1934 Yell Co.AR.
Brenda Joyce Putman b.n/r
1. Tracie Renee b. Nov.09,1963 Tx.?
2. Stacy Lynn b. 4/11/1964
3. a dau died age 3
4. Darla Jo born 9/17/1973 Tx.

Boyd Wayne Pruitt, son of Wilburn Monroe and Ina Fay (Brennan) Pruitt.  In 1983 Boyd Wayne Pruitt was living in Snyder, Tx..  (info supplied by Irving Earnest Pruitt)