William Prater

about 1725–about 1765 (Age 40)
Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Prater was born about 1725, in Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jonathan Prather III, was 30 and his mother, Jane Mullikin, was 38. He died about 1765, in Bedford, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 40.

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William Prater
1725–1765
Josephine Allen
1730–

Spouse and Children

    Male1725–1765Male

    Josephine Allen

    Female1730–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    William Prather III

    Male1712–1760Male

    Mary Prather

    Female1716–Female

    Female1718–1780Female

    Elizabeth Prather

    Female1718–1762Female

    John Prather

    Male1719–1755Male

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: status name for a reeve, the chief magistrate or bailiff of a district, from Latin praetor.2 Dutch: occupational name for a warden of meadows or a gamekeeper, from Middle Dutch prater, preter (Latin pratarius, a derivative of pratum ‘meadow’).3 Dutch and North German: nickname for an excessively talkative person, from Middle Low German praten ‘to talk or prattle’.

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

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