L. L. Prouty was the son of Simon "Sirus" Prouty and Lydia Bassett. Simon was the son of Tirus Prouty, brother to my gggg grandfather, James-their parents were Richard and Susannah White Prouty of Easton, New York. L. L. married Mary Lucinda Reed in 1867 in Texas. They had children M. C.(female), Owen R., L. L (female), William A., David L., and Flora Lee. Owen R. married Willie Mae Fordtran and had daughter Bessie Mae Prouty. William married Mary Flynn and had children Jessie L., Lewis D., and Lovie Bell.David married Mamie Louise.