Joseph Pratt

about 1866–
Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Pratt was born about 1866, in Rensselaer, New York, United States, his father, Reuben Pratt, was 44 and his mother, Betsey A Bennett, was 40. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Minnie. He lived in Nassau, Rensselaer, New York, United States in 1905 and Nassau, Nassau, Rensselaer, New York, United States in 1910. He died in Watervliet, Albany, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Pratt
1866–
Minnie
1880–
Amanda B Pratt
1897–1986
Elmer H Pratt
1902–1965
Esther Pratt
1904–
Nellie E Pratt
1899–

Spouse and Children

    Male1866–Male

    Minnie

    Female1880–Female

children

(4)

    Female1897–1986Female

    Nellie E Pratt

    Female1899–Female

    Elmer H Pratt

    Male1902–1965Male

    Esther Pratt

    Female1904–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Reuben Pratt

    Male1822–1895Male

    Betsey A Bennett

    Female1826–1880Female

siblings

(20)

    Melissa Pratt

    Female1842–1904Female

    Jay W Pratt

    Male1842–Male

    Miron Pratt

    Male1843–Male

    Phoebe Ann Pratt

    Female1844–1929Female

    Female1846–1918Female

+15 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a clever trickster, from Old English prætt ‘trick’, ‘tricky’, ‘cunning’ (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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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Pratt, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Joseph Pratt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Pratt, "United States Census, 1900"

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