David Pratt

Male1 January 1770–2 January 1856

Brief Life History of David

When David Pratt was born on 1 January 1770, in Pownalborough, Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Asa Pratt, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Chase, was 31. He married Martha Chase on 6 July 1795, in Clinton, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 2 January 1856, at the age of 86, and was buried in Nobels Ferry Cemetery, Clinton, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Pratt
1770–1856
Martha Chase
1777–1857
Marriage: 6 July 1795
Melinda aka Phylinda Pratt
1797–1865
Josiah Pratt
1798–
Flavilla Pratt
1801–
David Pratt
1804–1856
Sally Pratt
1806–
Asa T. Pratt
1807–
Mary Pratt
1809–1879
Lucinda Pratt
1812–
Mathew Pratt
1813–1900

Sources (17)

  • David Pratt, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • David Pratt, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • David Asa Pratt, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1795Clinton, Kennebec, Maine, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1775

    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1775: Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States 1799: Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Kennebec, Maine, United States

    1776

    Age 6

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 24

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a clever trickster, from Middle English prat(te), pret ‘cunning, wily, astute’ (a derivative of Old English præt, pret ‘trickery, deception’, which is found in use as a byname in the 11th century). This surname is quite common in southeastern Ireland.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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