John Pratt

18 January 1783–26 October 1856 (Age 73)
Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of John

When John Pratt was born on 18 January 1783, in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Abiel Pratt, was 27 and his mother, Grace Metcalf, was 33. He married Phila Church on 18 December 1807, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lloyd, Ulster, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 26 October 1856, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

John Pratt
1783–1856
Phila Church
1785–
Marriage: 18 December 1807
Alden J. Pratt
1808–1897
Betsy Alvira Pratt
1811–
Frances E Pratt
1813–1876
Nancy E Pratt
1817–1900
Charles Pratt
1820–
John Q. Pratt
1826–1827

Spouse and Children

    Male1783–1856Male

    Phila Church

    Female1785–Female

MARRIAGE
18 December 1807
New Hampshire, United States
children

(6)

    Alden J. Pratt

    Male1808–1897Male

    Betsy Alvira Pratt

    Female1811–Female

    Frances E Pratt

    Female1813–1876Female

    Nancy E Pratt

    Female1817–1900Female

    Charles Pratt

    Male1820–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 5

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1803

Age 20

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Pratt, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • John Pratt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Pratt, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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