When Lillian Elva Pratt was born on 6 May 1894, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, her father, Asa L Pratt, was 38 and her mother, Frances Sinia "Francina" Bryant, was 33. She married James Elma Lyon on 17 December 1916, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Patrick, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Smith River District, Patrick, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 9 March 1966, in Stuart, Patrick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Woolwine, Patrick, Virginia, United States.
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.
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