John William Pratt

10 January 1855–1 April 1918 (Age 63)
Callaway, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of John William

When John William Pratt was born on 10 January 1855, in Callaway, Missouri, United States, his father, Charles William Pratt, was 26 and his mother, Sarah P. Vaughan, was 28. He married Ann Eliza Goodrich on 11 April 1883, in Big Spring, Montgomery, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in District 18, Callaway, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Willapa, Pacific, Washington, United States in 1900. He died on 1 April 1918, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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John William Pratt
Ann Eliza Goodrich
Marriage: 11 April 1883
Franklin Linden Pratt
Anna Goodrich Pratt
Charles Robert Pratt
Ida Margaret Pratt

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World Events (8)

Age 5
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
Age 8
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park
Age 17
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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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History of Ann Eliza Goodrich and John William Pratt

Ann Eliza was the the daughter of Robert Gideon and Margaret Hart Goodrich, and the great, great, granddaughter of John Hart, who signed the declaration of Independence. She was born on a farm near …

Sources (26)

  • John Pratt in household of Charles Pratt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John W Pratt in household of Charles W Pratt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John W Pratt, "Missouri, State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933"

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