Naomi Pratt

November 1812–1900 (Age 87)
Ontario, New York, United States

The Life of Naomi

When Naomi Pratt was born in November 1812, in Ontario, New York, United States, her father, Linius Pratt, was 26 and her mother, Hannah Patterson, was 24. She married Willard Snow Felshaw on 2 January 1831, in Village of Sodus, Sodus, Wayne, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1850. She died in 1900, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mount Evergreen Cemetery, Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willard Snow Felshaw
Naomi Pratt
Marriage: 2 January 1831
Andrew J Felshaw
Louisa Abigail Felshaw
Dr. Charles Patterson Felshaw
Albert Felshaw
Martha N Felshaw
Mary J Felshaw

Spouse and Children

2 January 1831
Village of Sodus, Sodus, Wayne, New York, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Hannah Patterson




    Louisa Pratt



    Mark P. Pratt




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 15

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 24

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Naomi Felshaw in household of Willard Felshaw, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Naomi Felshaw in household of Willard Felshaw, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Naomi Felshaw in household of Willard S Felshaw, "United States Census, 1860"

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