Semira Pratt

Female12 October 1802–15 February 1831

Brief Life History of Semira

When Semira Pratt was born on 12 October 1802, in Reading, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Luther Pratt, was 30 and her mother, Susanah Child, was 25. She married Almond Davis on 18 March 1823, in Reading, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 15 February 1831, in her hometown, at the age of 28, and was buried in Reading, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Almond Davis
Semira Pratt
Marriage: 18 March 1823
Semira Pratt Davis
Almond Davis
Wentworth Davis

Sources (7)

  • Lemira Pratt, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • Semira Davis, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Semira Davis, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1823Reading, Windsor, Vermont, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · The U.S doubles in size

    Age 1

    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.


    Age 10

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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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