Flora Bertha Pratt

5 November 1875–23 March 1962 (Age 86)
Walpole, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Flora Bertha

When Flora Bertha Pratt was born on 5 November 1875, in Walpole, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Isaac Pettingill Pratt, was 35 and her mother, Esther Candace Gassett, was 22. She married Willis Henry Dinsmore on 2 April 1894, in Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 23 March 1962, in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Walpole Village Cemetery, Walpole, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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Willis Henry Dinsmore
Flora Bertha Pratt
Marriage: 2 April 1894
Jessie Lillian Dinsmore
Florence Bertha Dinsmore
Arthur Willis Dinsmore
Helen E Dinsmore
Albert Henry Dinsmore

Spouse and Children

2 April 1894
Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Pettingill Pratt


    Esther Candace Gassett




World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (3)

  • Flora B Pratt in household of Isaac P Pratt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Flora Dinsmore in household of Willis Dinsmore, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Flora Dinsmore in household of Willis Dinsmore, "United States Census, 1910"

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