Parley Parker Pratt Jr

25 March 1837–25 August 1897 (Age 60)
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Parley Parker

When Parley Parker Pratt Jr was born on 25 March 1837, in Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States, his father, Parley Parker Pratt, was 29 and his mother, Thankful Halsey, was 40. He married Esther Romania Salina Bunnell on 23 February 1859, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. In 1880, at the age of 43, his occupation is listed as road commissioner. He died on 25 August 1897, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Parley Parker Pratt Jr
Brighamine Hansen
Marriage: 18 January 1877
Cora May Pratt
Otto Quinn Pratt
Olga Irene Pratt
Leone Ann Pratt
Una Viola Pratt
Edna Christina Elizabeth Pratt
Emmadell Pratt
Parley Orson Pratt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1877St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 17
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a clever trickster, from Middle English prat(te), pret ‘cunning, wily, astute’ (a derivative of Old English præt, pret ‘trickery, deception’, 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 (40)

    • Parley P Pratt in entry for Parley Parker Pratt, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • P P Pratt, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Parley P Pratt in entry for George Boediker and Edna Pratt, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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