Marcia Pool

1820–1884 (Age 64)
Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Marcia

When Marcia Pool was born on 3 February 1820, in Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States, her father, Amos Whitmarsh Pool, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Abell, was 36. She married William Franklin Pratt on 9 February 1839, in Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Troy Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Newburgh Heights Village, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 1 September 1884, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 64.

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William Franklin Pratt
Marcia Pool
Marriage: 9 February 1839
H Harvey Pratt
Julia E. Pratt
Randall H. Pratt

Spouse and Children

9 February 1839
Geauga, Ohio, United States


    H Harvey Pratt



    Randall H. Pratt


Parents and Siblings



    Ezra Abell Pool



    Elvira Poole




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1822 · The Cuyahoga River Bridge

Age 2

Both sides of Cleveland, being split by the Cuyahoga River, came together and jointly built a float bridge to help residents pass from one side of the river to the other without having to use a boat.

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pool or pond, Middle English pole (Old English pōl), or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, as for example Poole in Dorset, South Pool in Devon, and Poole Keynes in Gloucestershire.2 English: from a medieval variant of the personal name Paul .3 Jewish (from the Netherlands) and Dutch: ethnic name for someone from Poland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marcia Pratt in household of William F Pratt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marcia Batt in household of F Batt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Maria Prall in household of William F Prall, "United States Census, 1860"

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