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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David Pratt
Martha Chase
Marriage: 6 July 1795
Melinda aka Phylinda Pratt
Josiah Pratt
Flavilla Pratt
David Pratt
Sally Pratt
Asa T. Pratt
Mary Pratt
Lucinda Pratt
Mathew Pratt

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)


    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


    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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