Clarence Leroy Pratt

7 April 1853–20 October 1927 (Age 74)
Stamford, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Clarence Leroy

When Clarence Leroy Pratt was born on 7 April 1853, in Stamford, Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, John Aldrich Pratt, was 37 and his mother, Lydia Maria Webster, was 32. He married Fannie Irene Bangs on 16 January 1877, in Lake, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 20 October 1927, in Wauconda, Lake, Illinois, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Wauconda, Lake, Illinois, United States.

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Clarence Leroy Pratt
Fannie Irene Bangs
Marriage: 16 January 1877
Claudius Winfred Pratt
Charles Perle Pratt
Nina Irene Pratt
Winifred Nellie Pratt
Caroline Marie Pratt
Robin Leroy Pratt

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
Age 3
William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
Age 10
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 22
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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 (10)

  • Clarance L Pratt in household of John Pratt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • C L Pratt in household of Justus Bangs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • A L Pratt in household of John Pratt, "United States Census, 1860"

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