The Genealogical Quest:  Historical Pruett, Bell and allied families                                                                back to Mary Ann's Main Page


--La Crosse/Pruett/Bell/Pendergast Families Photographs    (Please help identify!) 

--Pruett/Bell Family Cemetary listings/La Crosse


Early years in La Crosse….

My great-great-great grandparents'  story: 

Stephen Pruett (1799-1868) and Naoma Moore Pruett  (1801-1879)


My great-great grandparents' story: 

Abraham Pruett (1833-1884) and Eveline Bell (1838-1896)


The Bell family comes to La Crosse, 1850-


Bell research in progress…

My great-grandparents' story:                     

Spencer Pruett (1870-1935) and Bertha Heymann Pruett (1869-1932)

(La Crosse to Los Angeles 1902-1935)

My grandparent's story:                               

 Willliam Abraham Pruett (1894-1984)


Gala Seeley Pruett (1900-1994)


Really early Pruett/Pruitt/Prewitt history!


Henry Prewitt 1654-c1722  (Virginia)

Origin of the Name and Early History of the Pruett Family (excerpted from Richard Prewitt's works.-

Family Tree (From Family Tree Maker)  Mary Ann Pruett Laun's files



Resources for Genealogical research for La Crosse, Wisconsin information



La Crosse Public Library Archives

La Crosse Area Genealogical Society

La Crosse County Historical Society


La Crosse County WIGenWeb


Wisconsin State Genealogical Society

Wisconsin Historical Society


Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association