Jane Elisabeth Pratt

22 June 1841–5 June 1918 (Age 76)
Birdsall, Allegany, New York, United States

The Life of Jane Elisabeth

When Jane Elisabeth Pratt was born on 22 June 1841, in Birdsall, Allegany, New York, United States, her father, George Kenyon Pratt, was 34 and her mother, Mercy Havens, was 30. She married Edward MacNeal on 21 June 1865. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1870 and Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 5 June 1918, in Fenton Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Fenton, Genesee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward MacNeal
Jane Elisabeth Pratt
Marriage: 21 June 1865
Frank Leurntes MacNeal
Dr. Arthur MacNeal
George Fred Mac Neal
Ward J. MacNeal

Spouse and Children

21 June 1865


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World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 6

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Pratt in household of George K Pratt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane E Pratt in household of George K Pratt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane McNeal in household of Edward McNeal, "United States Census, 1870"

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