Addison Pratt

21 February 1802–14 October 1872 (Age 70)
Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Addison

When Addison Pratt was born on 21 February 1802, in Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Henry Pratt, was 30 and his mother, Rebecca Jewell, was 23. He married Louisa Barnes on 3 April 1831, in Dunham, Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died on 14 October 1872, in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Anaheim Cemetery, Anaheim, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Addison Pratt
Louisa Barnes
Marriage: 3 April 1831
Ellen Saphronia Pratt
Frances Stevens Pratt
Lois Barnes Pratt
Ann Louisa Pratt
Ephraim "Frank" Grouard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1831Dunham, Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital
    Age 6
    In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 19
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    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 (37)

    • Addison Pratt, "New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Addison Pratt, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
    • Pratt in entry for Ann Louise Willis, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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