Lois Barnes Pratt

6 March 1837–9 March 1885 (Age 48)
Ripley, Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Lois Barnes

When Lois Barnes Pratt was born on 6 March 1837, in Ripley, Chautauqua, New York, United States, her father, Addison Pratt, was 35 and her mother, Louisa Barnes, was 34. She married John Hunt on 4 July 1857, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1858 and lived in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1870 and Snowflake, Apache, Arizona, United States in 1880. She died on 9 March 1885, in Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in R V Mike Ramsay Memorial Cemetery, Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hunt
Lois Barnes Pratt
Marriage: 4 July 1857
Ida Frances Hunt
May Louise Hunt
Annella Hunt
Christabell Hunt
Lewis Ammon Hunt
John Addison Hunt
Nettie Hunt
Lois Hunt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1857San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 2
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · California Is Admitted to Union
    Age 13
    California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.

    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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    Story Highlight

    John Hunt life story, condensed by David Smith

    JOHN HUNT John Hunt was a father, pioneer, trailblazer, rancher, peace officer, Bishop, Patriarch and gentleman. Born near Albion, Edwards Co., Illinois on March , 1833, he was the fifth child of Jeff …

    Sources (34)

    • Lois B Hunt, age 43, in household of John Hunt, "U.S. Census, 1880"
    • Lois Pratt, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Lois Pratt in entry for Lois Hunt West, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"

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