Mary Ellen Prentis

August 1846–7 October 1928 (Age 82)
Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Prentis was born in August 1846, in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States, her father, Joseph Comstock Prentiss, was 33 and her mother, Lydia Cerentha Chandler, was 24. She married Rev. Alden Ladd on 5 February 1878, in Roxbury, Washington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Berlin, Washington, Vermont, United States in 1880 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1920. She died on 7 October 1928, in Greenfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Rev. Alden Ladd
Mary Ellen Prentis
Marriage: 5 February 1878
Carey Prentis Ladd
Percy Chandler Ladd

Spouse and Children

5 February 1878
Roxbury, Washington, Vermont, United States


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World Events (8)

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 22

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Prentice .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Ladd, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Ladd in household of Carey P Ladd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Prentiss in household of J C Prentiss, "United States Census, 1870"

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