Joseph Pratt

about 1866–
Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life Summary 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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Joseph Pratt
Amanda B Pratt
Elmer H Pratt
Esther Pratt
Nellie E Pratt

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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 The Amendment was later repealed.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 (9)

  • Joseph Pratt in household of Reuben Pratt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Pratt, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Joseph Pratt, "United States Census, 1910"

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