Alma Pratt

31 July 1845–13 November 1902 (Age 57)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Alma

When Alma Pratt was born on 31 July 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Parley Parker Pratt, was 38 and his mother, Hannahette Snively, was 32. He married Rebecca B Beebe on 10 January 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 13 November 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Pratt
1845–1902
Rebecca B Beebe
1856–1886
Marriage: 10 January 1876
Alvaro Alma Pratt
1876–1932
Olive Anna Pratt
1879–1949
Parker Beebe Pratt
1880–1934
Maude Pratt
1881–1962
Oralie Pratt
1883–1957

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 3
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 16
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    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

    Sources (24)

    • Alma Pratt in household of Hannah F Pratt, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Almo Pratt in entry for Alvaro Almo Pratt and Anna Laura Tharsing, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Alma Pratt, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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