Alva Prouty (1804 NY-7 July 1874 or 76 Red Rock, Ia.) was the s/o James (1772 Vt.-20 April 1839 Mentor, Lake Co., Oh, bur. Blish Cem. there-s/o Richard and Susannah White Prouty, s/o Richard and Lydia House Prouty) and Hester Rexford Prouty (1779 NY-11 June 1820 Mentor, Oh.) Alva m. 1 12 Sept. 1827 Portage co., Oh., Anna Upson (1808-24 June 1863 Red Rock, Ia., d/o Arad Upson (12 July 1777 Plymouth, Litchfield Co., Conn.-15 Sept. 1859 Elkhart, Ind. m.1798 Wallingford, Conn.) and Lydia Baldwin (29 Ap 1777 Wallingford, Conn.-8 Feb. 1873 Atwater, Portage Co., Oh. d/o David Baldwin Sr. and Parnell Clark)Alva m2 Malinda Josephine West King.Children of 1st marriage:
1. Juliette 31 Mar. 1829 Stark Co., Oh.-30 Sept. 1903 Adel, Dallas Co., Ia., m. 5 Oct. 1845 Baldmore, Fairfield Co., Oh. William Adams (9 March 1820-22 May 1907)Both bur. Oakdale Cem., Adel, Ia. They had 12 children.
2.Eliza Jane 3 Mar. 1830North Lima, Mahoning Co., Oh.-19 Feb. 1907 Windsor, Mo. m. 26 Sept. 1847 Farmington, Ia, John Hillis Lettison Scott. They had 11 children.
3. Mary Angelin 23 May 1842 Limaville, Stark Co., Ohio-2 June 1930 Panora, Guthrie Co., Ia. m1 18 Aug. 1862 Knoxville, Marion Co., Ia. Charles Clark Millard-14 Feb. 1843 Marietta, Washington Co., Oh-28 April 1918 Leavenworth, Ks. 3 children. They divorced.m2 2 July 1876 Adel, Ia. James L. Keyes 1836-11 Dec. 1893 Panora, Ia. 3 children.
4. Flavius Alva 7 Feb. 1845 Baldmore, Stark Co., Oh-30 Sept. 1905 Adel, Dallas Co., Ia. He m. 25 Dec. 1871 in Homer, Licking Co., Ia. Eunicey Rosella Shove 10 Oct. 1852 Susquehanna Co., Pa.-10 Oct. 1921, d/o Edwin B. Shove 1825-1894 and Eunicey Sidora Wakefield 1832-1910.Flavius and Eunice had 9 children.Their son, Alva Edgar m. his 1st cousin, Anna Grace Scott, d/o Eliza and John.
Alva and 2nd wife Malinda had Calvin Fletcher Prouty b. 18 March 1865 Adel, Ia-31 July 1927 Scottsbluff, Neb. He m 30 Oct. 1889 Freemont, Neb. Jennie Estella Strunk 8 Oct 1872 Illinois-21 Aug. 1948 Scottsbluff, Neb. d/o George Washington and Ellen Marie Graham Strunk.Children: Eva, Edna, Lottie May, Alvin LeRoy, Morris Calvin, Osie Leona Prouty.Anyone who wants an emailed text file of complete descendants or ancestors of Alva with sources is welcome to email me at Louisie2@aol.com.