4392.Officer Ernest Clyde PROUTY was born on 20 May 1888 in Brook, Newton Co., Indiana.21203 He appeared on the census on 13 Jun 1920 in Marion Twp., Jasper Co., Indiana. 21204 He was a farmer.He was a deputy sheriff on 4 Apr 1930 in Rensselaer, Jasper Co., Indiana.21205 He died on 4 Jan 1931 in Jasper Co., Indiana. 21206 While investigating the illegal sale of gasoline, Indiana Police Officer Prouty was stabbed in Newland on Nov.16, 1930. He died at Jasper County Hospital on Jan 4, 1931 from an internal infection resulting from the stab wounds to the stomach and liver.He registered for the WWI draft on June 5, 1917 and was described as medium frame and tall, with grey eyes and brown hair.He was married to Beulah Leona DUNLAP (daughter of James Hindman DUNLAP and Jaretta Eelan CRISLER) on 27 Feb 1909 in Jasper Co., Indiana.21207Beulah Leona DUNLAP was born on 2 Mar 1891 in Indiana.21208, 5077She appeared on the census on 13 Jun 1920 in Marion Twp. and on 4 Apr 1930 in Rensselaer.21209, 21210She died there in Apr 1967.5077She had Social Security Number 310-09-5808.5077Officer Ernest Clyde PROUTY and Beulah Leona DUNLAP had the following children:
+6100 i. Stanley Wayne PROUTY. +6101 ii. Arno Dunlap PROUTY. 6102 iii. Pervis Devere PROUTY was born on 2 Nov 1914 in Jasper Co., Indiana.21211 He died in 1915. +6103 iv. Ardis Eileen PROUTY. +6104 v. Patricia June PROUTY. +6105 vi. Max Calvin PROUTY.