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
1833–1917
Lois Barnes Pratt
1837–1885
Marriage: 4 July 1857
Ida Frances Hunt
1858–1915
May Louise Hunt
1860–1943
Annella Hunt
1862–1946
Christabell Hunt
1864–1934
Lewis Ammon Hunt
1866–1947
John Addison Hunt
1869–1958
Nettie Hunt
1872–1966
Lois Hunt
1875–1971

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1857San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
  • Children

    (8)

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    Siblings

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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.
    1846
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Pritt
    Pretty

    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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