Thomas Henry Pratt

3 December 1873–21 April 1943 (Age 69)
Duncan's Retreat, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Henry

When Thomas Henry Pratt was born on 3 December 1873, in Duncan's Retreat, Washington, Utah, United States, his father, William Halbert Pratt, was 29 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth Burgess, was 30. He married Jane Marinda Harmon on 8 October 1903, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hinckley, Millard, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Hinckley Election Precinct, Millard, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 21 April 1943, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Deseret City Cemetery, Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henry Pratt
1873–1943
Jane Marinda Harmon
1877–1952
Marriage: 8 October 1903
Victor Thomas Pratt
1904–1948
Ansel Harmon Pratt
1906–1994
Claud Harmon Pratt
1909–2001
Paul Harmon Pratt
1911–1962
Jesse Harmon Pratt
1913–1963
Grace Pratt
1918–2009

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1903Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
    Age 2
    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 23
    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.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Pritt
    Pretty

    Story Highlight

    Deseret Evening News, December 20, 1917

    Ann Berges (sic) Pratt, Pioneer, passes away. (Special Correspondent) Hinckley Dec. 19. Mrs. Ann Berges (sic) Pratt, a pioneer, died Saturday evening at her home in this city, after a lingering illne …

    Sources (41)

    • Thomas Henry Pratt in entry for Victor Thomas Pratt, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Thomas Henry Pratt, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Thomas H Pratt in entry for Claud Harmon Pratt and Dorothy Brough, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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