Frederick Merrill Prouty was the son of Lyman Franklin Prouty and Harriet and they had another son Odin b. 1874. Lyman was the son of Lyman and Dorcas Franklin Prouty>Stephen and Judith Divol Prouty>Adam and Dorothy Howe Prouty>Isaac and Elizabeth Merritt Prouty>Richard and Damaris Prouty of Scituate.(Odin married ? and had son Fred M. Prouty b.1897 in Vt.