Robert Pratt

1774–1843 (Age 69)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Pratt was born in 1774, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Pratt, was 24 and his mother, Agnes Bumpass, was 32. He married Polly Bennett on 16 August 1797, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1843, at the age of 69.

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Robert Pratt
Polly Bennett
Marriage: 16 August 1797
Margaret Peggy Pratt
William Ghoulson Pratt

Spouse and Children


    Polly Bennett


16 August 1797
Stokes, North Carolina, United States


    Margaret Peggy Pratt


    William Ghoulson Pratt


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 2

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 20

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a clever trickster, from Old English prætt ‘trick’, ‘tricky’, ‘cunning’ (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 (2)

  • Robt. Pratt, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Robt Pratt, "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979"

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