French Robert Pratt

26 September 1895–1 November 1966 (Age 71)
Weston, Lewis, West Virginia, United States

The Life of French Robert

When French Robert Pratt was born on 26 September 1895, in Weston, Lewis, West Virginia, United States, his father, Floyd Lemuel Pratt, was 34 and his mother, Eva Jane Lyons, was 30. He married Rosa May Moneypenny in 1922, in Lewis, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Courthouse Magisterial District, Lewis, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Freemans Creek Magisterial District, Lewis, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 1 November 1966, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Peterson Cemetery, Weston, Lewis, West Virginia, United States.

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French Robert Pratt
1895–1966
Rosa May Moneypenny
1902–1999
Marriage: 1922
Eileen Pratt
1924–
Norma Irene Pratt
1931–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1922
Lewis, West Virginia, United States
children

(2)

    Eileen Pratt

    Female1924–Female

    Norma Irene Pratt

    Female1931–2002Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • French Pratt in household of Floyd L Pratt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • French ? Pratt in household of Floyd L Pratt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • French Pratt in household of Floyd L Pratt, "United States Census, 1920"

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