Irintha Ross Pratt

Brief Life History of Irintha Ross

When Irintha Ross Pratt was born on 5 July 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Orson Pratt, was 50 and her mother, Marian Ross, was 33. She married James Henry Douglas on 12 January 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1900 and Ogden City Legislative District 4, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 2 August 1941, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Douglas
Irintha Ross Pratt
Marriage: 12 January 1882
Genieve Douglas
Glenn Douglas
James Orson Douglas
Lucile Douglas
Harvey Orson Douglas
Ruth Douglas
Melbourne Pratt Douglas

Sources (22)

  • Irintha Pratt in household of Orson Pratt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rintha Pratt Douglas, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Rintha Pratt in entry for Melbourne P Douglas, "Utah, World War I Service Questionnaires, 1914-1918"

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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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