Mrs. Mary Prater or Praytor

about 1755–about 1840 (Age 85)
Blount, Alabama, United States

The Life of Mary

Mrs. Mary Prater or Praytor was born about 1755. She had at least 1 daughter with John Prater or Praytor. She died about 1840, in Blount, Alabama, United States, at the age of 85.

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John Prater or Praytor
1750–1836
Mrs. Mary Prater or Praytor
1755–1840
Mary Elizabeth Praytor
1795–

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 21

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 26

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: status name for a reeve, the chief magistrate or bailiff of a district, from Latin praetor.2 Dutch: occupational name for a warden of meadows or a gamekeeper, from Middle Dutch prater, preter (Latin pratarius, a derivative of pratum ‘meadow’).3 Dutch and North German: nickname for an excessively talkative person, from Middle Low German praten ‘to talk or prattle’.

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

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