Belle Hyatt Pratt

about 1859–
New York, United States

The Life of Belle

When Belle Hyatt Pratt was born about 1859, in New York, United States, her father, Douglas Hyatt, was 32 and her mother, Susan Robertson, was 23. She married Joseph Philemon Pritchard on 10 October 1898, in Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Joseph Philemon Pritchard
Belle Hyatt Pratt
Marriage: 10 October 1898

Spouse and Children

10 October 1898
Kent, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Douglas Hyatt


    Susan Robertson




    Phebe Hyatt


    Alphena I. Hyatt


    Mary Elizabeth Hyatt


    Harriet Hyatt



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly London and Surrey): possibly a topographic name from Middle English hegh, hie ‘high’ + yate ‘gate’.2 Jewish (American): Americanized spelling of Chait .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Belle Hyatt Pratt, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Hattie B. Mrs. Pratt, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Hattie B. Pratt, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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