Laura B Pratt

Female3 January 1882–16 August 1968

Brief Life History of Laura B

When Laura B Pratt was born on 3 January 1882, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, her father, Floyd Lemuel Pratt, was 20 and her mother, Eva Jane Lyons, was 16. She married Albert Lewis Bennett in 1913, in Lewis, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Courthouse District, Lewis, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Weston, Lewis, West Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 16 August 1968, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86.

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Albert Lewis Bennett
Laura B Pratt
Marriage: 1913
Virginia J. Bennett

Sources (13)

  • Retta Bennett in household of Albert L Bennett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Pratt, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • Retta Pratt, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1913Lewis, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 4

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 23

    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

    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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