Minnie Louise Tracy

1868–1951 (Age 83)
Ghent, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of Minnie Louise

When Minnie Louise Tracy was born on 7 January 1868, in Ghent, Columbia, New York, United States, her father, Lyman Jacob Tracy, was 33 and her mother, Augusta Van Densen Whitlock, was 28. She married John Quincy Pray on 1 January 1885, in Sherman, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Logan Township, Sherman, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Loup, Nebraska, United States in 1920. She died in October 1951, in Loup City, Sherman, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Loup City, Sherman, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Minnie Louise Tracy
1868–1951
John Quincy Pray
1850–1945
Marriage: 1 January 1885
John Lyman Pray
1886–1912
Lura Augusta Pray
1887–1897
Earl Prescott Pray
1889–1976
Lewis Albert Pray
1891–1891
Jay Eddy Pray
1892–1947
Jessie May Pray
1894–1970
Clarence Tracy Pray
1897–1981
Florence Louise Pray
1900–1953
Hugh Haskins Pray
1902–1909
Ralph Waldo Pray
1906–1949

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1885
Sherman, Nebraska, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Minnie T Pray in household of John Q Pray, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie L Tracy in household of Lyman J Tracy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Minnie Pray in household of John Q Pray, "United States Census, 1930"

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