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Descendants of ? Pratt

(Revised June 28, 2002)

Generation No. 1

1. ?1 PRATT was born WFT Est. 1711-1754, and died WFT Est. 1751-1835.

Children of ? PRATT are:

2. i. MANLOVE2 PRATT, b. WFT Est. 1751-1780; d. February 1821, Died: Moorefield, WV; Buried: Snodgrass Cemetery, Kessell, West Virginia.

ii. ISAAC PRATT, b. WFT Est. 1740-1794; d. WFT Est. 1757-18711.

iii. ENOCH PRATT, b. WFT Est. 1740-1794; d. WFT Est. 1757-18711.

 

Generation No. 2

2. MANLOVE2 PRATT (?1) was born WFT Est. 1751-1780, and died February 1821 in Died: Moorefield, WV; Buried: Snodgrass Cemetery, Kessell, West Virginia. He married DOROTHY RUMER. She died Unknown.

Notes for MANLOVE PRATT:

WFT Vol 55 Tree 2748:

Copied from a record written by S.Y. Simmons, Esq. (Sanford Yokum Simmons - Surveyor of Hardy Co., VA / WV - his son was Sammy Simmons) and partly take from the Pratt Family bible by A. G. Hutter, March 18, 1896 - "Manlove Pratt came to his death by shouldering a log, in the town of Moorefield, WVA., in front of Dr. M.D. William's office (near Jim Mullins Hatter shop, believed to be located where the McNeal Hotel is now). Just as he got it on his shoulder a man touched it and he fell and the log lit on the side of his head. He lived but a few moments. He lived but a short distance east of the residence of Hiram Kuykendall."

Hiram Kuykendall married Mary Catherine Pratt - daughter of Isaac Vanmeter Pratt; Isaac was the son of Manlove.

However, according to information - Manlove died in 1821, and Hiram was not born until 1844, unless year of death is incorrect.

Census records show Manlove Pratt with seven family members. He is not shown on any subsequent census records.

Family tradition says the 3 Pratt brothers came from Germany -- Manlove, Isaac and Enoch. Enoch Pratt never married per family tradition.

ALSO from handwritten copy of information sent to me Mary Elaine Law Miller - marylaw@erols.com - as submitted to her by Murphy G. Pratt, Inc.:

"Manlove Pratt came to his death by shouldering a log of black oak timber in front of Jim Mullins Hatter Shop in the Town of Moorefield which house was (sic) more recently used by Doctor M.D. Williams, served as his office and after his death by his son Doctor M.D. Williams Jr. (Doggy).

Children of MANLOVE PRATT and DOROTHY RUMER are:

i. UNKNOWN3 PRATT, b. WFT Est. 1781-1818; d. WFT Est. 1793-19011.

ii. UNKNOWN PRATT, b. WFT Est. 1781-1818; d. WFT Est. 1793-19011.

iii. UNKNOWN PRATT, b. WFT Est. 1781-1818; d. WFT Est. 1793-19011.

iv. UNKNOWN PRATT, b. WFT Est. 1781-1818; d. WFT Est. 1793-19011.

3. v. ISAAC VANMETER PRATT, b. October 30, 1802, Virginia; d. October 16, 1864, Walker's Ridge, West Virginia; Burial: Snodgrass Cemetery, Kessell, WV.

 

Generation No. 3

3. ISAAC VANMETER3 PRATT (MANLOVE2, ?1) was born October 30, 1802 in Virginia, and died October 16, 1864 in Walker's Ridge, West Virginia; Burial: Snodgrass Cemetery, Kessell, WV. He married RACHAEL JONES. She was born April 10, 1816 in Hampshire Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), and died March 17, 1886.

Notes for ISAAC VANMETER PRATT:

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THE PRATT FAMILY

Manlove Pratt was said to be the beginning of the Pratt family in Hardy County.

He married Dorothy Rumer. A log he was shouldering fell on him and killed him in front of

Dr. M.D. Williams' office in Moorefield.

Isaac VanMeter Pratt, their son, (10/30/1802-10/16/1864), married Rachael Jones

(4/10/1816-3/17/1886), daughter of John and Martha Jones. Isaac was killed along with

Seymour Baldwin on Walker Ridge while in pursuit of his horse by some roughs who had

formed themselves into a company during the War Between the States. Their children

were Sarah Jane, James, Ann Elizabeth, John, Mary Catharine, Martha Susan, Job Hutton,

Caroline Amanda, Dorothy Eliza, Jacob, Florence Rebecca, Isaac Hutton, Margaret Frances,

and Nancy Alice.

Mary Catherine, daughter of Isaac and Rachael, was born 2/17/1838, and died

August 11, 1903. She married Hirman (High) Kuykendall, born 12/22/1844, died in 1931.

Susan Tabitha Pratt, her daughter, was born 1/4/1860, before Mary Catherine married

Hiram Kuykendall. Susan Pratt Crites, wife of Isaac Crites, died July 6, 1920, and is buried

at Lahmansville, WV. She is the mother of Edwin Murray Pratt (5/4/1877-10/29/1977) and

after she married Isaac Crites, he would not let her keep him nor see him. He was reared

by Uncle Scott Hanlin and his wife. Edwin's father was Lorenzo Dow Halterman (he came to

see him all the time).

Edwin Pratt married Jemima Susan Beach (3/2/1882-2/15/1936), daughter of

William Veach and Anna Rebecca Evans Veach. Their children were: (this is all I received

of this).

THE PRATT FAMILY -- Printed in honor of S.W. Kuykendall

Manlove Pratt came to his death by shouldering a log, in the town of Moorefield,

in front of Dr. M.D. Williams' office. Just as he got it on his should a man touched it and he

fell and the log of the side of his head (sic). He lived but a few moments. He lived but a

short distance east the residence (sic) of Hiram Kuykendall.

Isaac VanMeter Pratt, son of Manlove and Dorothy Pratt,

was born October 30, A.D., 1802.

Rachael Jones, wife of Isaac V. Pratt was born April ?, 1816.

Sarah Jane Pratt, daughter of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt,

was born April 28, 1833.

James Pratt, sons of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt,

was born June 24, 1834.

Ann Elizabeth, daughter of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt,

was born December 22, A.D. 1835

John, son of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt, was born May 6, A.D., 1837

Mary Catharine, daughter of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt,

was born, November 17, A.D., 1838.

Martha Susan, daughter of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt,

was born February 19, A.D., 1840

Job Hutton, son of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt,

was born February 19, A.D. 1842

Caroline Amanda, daughter of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt

was born November 3, A.D., 1843

Dorothy Eliza, daughter of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt,

was born September 11, A.D., 1845

Jacob VanMeter, son of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt,

was born September 8, A.D., 1849.

Florence Rebecca Phelps, daughter of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt,

was born April 26, A.D., 1851.

Isaac Hutton, son of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt,

was born, July 16, 1853.

Margaret Frances, daughter of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt,

was born February 3, A.D., 1855

Nancy Alice Pratt, daughter of Isaac V. and Rachael Pratt,

was born July 26, A.D., 1857

Susan Tobitha Pratt, daughter of Mary C. Pratt, was born

January 4, 1860.

DEATHS

Isaac V. Pratt departed this life October 16, A.D., 1864. He was

murdered by swamp robbers.

Sarah Jane Reel, wife of Sol. Reel, departed this life on March 12, 1867.

Caroline A. Mongold, wife of Solomon Mongold, departed this life

on June 1, A.D., 1875.

Ann E. Rumer, wife of Solomon Rumer, departed this life on April 20, A.D., 1877

Rachael Pratt, wife of Isaac V. Pratt, departed this life on March 17, 1886; aged

69 years, 11 months and 7 days.

(Copied from a record written by S.Y. Simmons Esq., and partly taken from the Pratt Family

Bible, by A.G. Hutter, March 18, 1896).

 

1840 Census - page 137, Isaac Pratt shown with 6 children.

1850 Census of Hardy Co., (West) Virginia -- page 53, #753-762

Isaac V. Pratt 48 VA Shoemaker

Rachel 34 VA

Sarah Jane 17 VA

James 16 VA

Ann E. 15 VA

John 13 VA

Martha S. 10 VA

Caroline A. 8 VA

Job 6 VA

Dorothy E. 4 VA

Virginia 3 VA

Jacob 8/12 VA

On 1850 Census - Mary Catharine - daughter of Isaac & Rachel is

living with: page 11 -- #147-151

Michael Kessel 28 VA Laborer

Margaret 30 VA

Jackson 3 VA

Mary Jane 1 VA

Mary Catharine Pratt 11 VA

According to a story told in West Virginia -- August 1964, a man by the name of Klein

(sp?) was believed to be responsible for the deaths of Isaac Pratt and Seymour

Baldwin. When a man by the name of Klein and his family moved into the area

many years later, the Pratts living nearby made his life so miserable that he and

his family moved in three days. The older Pratt members living in that area still

have no use for the Kleins. Received from Sandra Evans, 506 N. Main St.,

Moorefield, WV.

Another account of Isaac V. Pratt's death sent by Mrs. Leona Rumer Zinn, source unknown,

see letter #155: "Isaac VanMeter Pratt was murdered in time of the late war on the

west side of Walker's Ridge in what is now Grant Co., WV., on a private path leading

from the main road, leading to Henry Hawks, and the road crossing Walker's Ridge

to Isaac Groves on the 16th day of October 1864. Received from Sandra Evans,

506 N. Main St., Moorefield, WV 26836.

 

Isaac VanMeter Pratt, their son, (10/30/1802-10/16/1864), married Rachael Jones

(4/10/1816-3/17/1886), daughter of John and Martha Jones. Isaac was killed along

with Seymour Baldwin on Walker Ridge while in pursuit of his horse by some

roughs who had formed themselves into a company during the War Between the

States. Their children were Sarah Jane, James, Ann Elizabeth, John, Mary Catharine,

Martha Susan, Job Hutton, Caroline Amanda, Dorothy Eliza, Jacob, Florence

Rebecca, Isaac Hutton, Margaret Frances, and Nancy Alice.

Note*: a child by the name of Virginia was shown on the 1850 Census. No record is made of

her by S.Y. Simmons on A.G. Hutter, but it seems likely that the census was correct

since the time interval between children was usually no more than two years.

Received from Sandra Evans, 506 N. Main St., Moorefield, WV. 26836.

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1850 Census for Harding Co., VA ED #23, Family #762

Isaac was a shoemaker and Rachael could not read.

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1840 Harding Co., VA, Census shows:

Pratt, Isaac Hard 137 No Twp L

Copied from a record written by S. Y. Simmons, Esq. (Sanford Yokum Simmons, Hardy Co., VA., WV., surveyor), and partly take from the Pratt Family Bible by A.G. Hutter, 18 March, 1896: "Isaac Pratt was killed on Walker's Ridge, while in pursuit of his horse, by some roughs who had formed themselves into a company in the late war. He was unarmed and they took him prisoner." S.Y. Simmons says, "Soymore Baldwin was with him and was killed also. I sent for them and had them brought home and buried in Snodgrass Cemetery." According to older Pratt family members living in West Virginia a man by the name of Klein was believed to be responsible for these deaths.

Another account of Isaac V. Pratt's death sent by Mrs. Leona Rumer Zinn, source unknown: "Isaac Vanmeter Pratt was murdered in the time of the late war on the west side of Walker's ridge in what is now Grant Co., West Virginia on a private path leading from the main road leading to Henry Hawks and the road crossing Walker's Ridge to Isaac Groves on the 16th Day of Oct. 1864."

Isaac V. Pratt was a shoemaker.

A child by the name of Virginia was shown on the 1850 census.

Per information received from Mary Lou Miller, 9520 Cape Ann Place, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20886: one of Isaac Vanmeter Pratt and Rachael's sons was a midget, and one of their daughters was very short.

Notes for RACHAEL JONES:

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1870 Hardy Co., WV (Moorefield Township) Census - page 45, #156-155 lists:

Rachael Pratt 54 VA Keep House

Frances M. 15 VA

Isaac H. 17 VA

Nancy A. 12 VA

Isaac Vanmeter Pratt would have been dead by this time.

 

Facts about this person:

Fact 1 (2) March 17, 1886/87

Alternate Day of Death

Fact 2 (2) March 17, 1885/86

Family Bible - died 69 years, 11 months, 7 days

 

Children of ISAAC PRATT and RACHAEL JONES are:

i. SARAH JANE4 PRATT, b. April 28, 1833, Virginia; d. March 12, 1867, died at her mother's home, Hardy Co., West Virginia; m. SOLOMON REEL / REALL; b. Abt. 1823, Virginia; d. Unknown.

4. ii. JAMES PRATT, b. June 24, 1834, Virginia; d. October 31, 1917, Buried: Plumwood, Ohio.

5. iii. ANN ELIZABETH PRATT, b. December 22, 1835, Hardy Co., Virginia (now Hardy Co., WV); d. April 25, 1878, Hardy Co., West Virginia.

iv. JOHN PRATT, b. May 06, 1837, Hardy Co., Virginia (now Hardy Co., West Virginia); d. November 26, 1899, Old Fields, West Virginia; m. MARY CATHERINE MICHAEL, March 22, 1860, Hardy Co., Virginia (now Hardy Co., West Virginia); b. June 08, 1846, Hardy Co., Virginia; d. May 31, 1882, Moorefield, WV.

Notes for JOHN PRATT:

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John Pratt served as a Confederate Soldier during the Civil War, and was a Prisoner of War. He served under General Robert E. Lee, per Edna Fix McConnell, 375 Brannen Road, #84, Lakeland, Florida, 33813, 813-644-5242, Hardy Co., Archives, Family History File. Per Celia Pratt, 1821 Alder Lane, Champaign, IL 61821 - John Pratt, served in the Civil War, Co. B, 11 Regt., Va. Calvary.

1870 Census of Hardy Co., WV, (Moorefield Township) - page 88, #202-203 lists:

John Pratt 34 VA Farm laborer

Mary 31 VA Keep house

Susan T. 9 VA

Jane A. 4 WV

Roberta Lee 2 WV

Magdaline 3/12 WV

Ann MICHAEL 19 VA Servant

Jacob PRATT 20 VA Farm laborer

Ann Michael could have been a sister to John Pratt's wife - Mary Catherine Michael; Jacob was John Pratt's brother.

from "The History of Hardy County 1786-1986"

page 270 - in February 1880 Welton (Alexander) hired John Pratt and "agreed to furnish him house & garden &

heifer or some milk or cream & to give him $14 per mo. He agrees to pay $1 per bu. for wheat, .50 cents per bu.

for corn, 12-1/2 cents per lb. for bacon & lard."

Edna Fix McConnell, 375 Brannen Road, #84, Lakeland, FL 33813, John Pratt - farmer, Confederate Soldier, POW, served under General Lee.

More About JOHN PRATT:

Burial: Unknown, Newhouse Cemetery, Rig, Hardy Co., WV

Notes for MARY CATHERINE MICHAEL:

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1870 Census of Hardy Co., WV, (Moorefield Township) - page 88, #202-203 lists:

John Pratt 34 VA Farm laborer

Mary 31 VA Keep house

Susan T. 9 VA

Jane A. 4 WV

Roberta Lee 2 WV

Magdaline 3/12 WV

Ann MICHAEL 19 VA Servant

Jacob PRATT 20 VA Farm laborer

Ann Michael would have been a sister to John Pratt's wife - Mary Catherine Michael; Jacob was John Pratt's brother.

 

 

 

More About MARY CATHERINE MICHAEL:

Burial: Unknown, Newhouse Cemetery, Rig, Hardy Co., WV

More About JOHN PRATT and MARY MICHAEL:

Marriage: March 22, 1860, Hardy Co., Virginia (now Hardy Co., West Virginia)

v. MARY CATHERINE PRATT, b. November 17, 1838, Virginia; d. August 11, 1903, Hardy Co., West Virginia; m. HIRAM JOSEPH KUYKENDALL, Abt. 1863; b. December 22, 1844, Virginia; d. December 1930.

More About MARY CATHERINE PRATT:

Burial: Unknown, old High Kuykendall place, Frosty Hollow Rd

Notes for HIRAM JOSEPH KUYKENDALL:

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Obituary - J. Kuykendall, 86, Mansfield Resident Dies, Mansfield, December 10.

Joseph Hiram Kuykendall, 86 years of age, died Wednesday afternoon, at the Champaign County Hospital, as the result of a fractured hip, which he received in a recent fall.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock, Friday afternoon from the Methodist Church here. Rev. J.T. Palmer will officiate and interment will be made in the Mansfield Cemetery.

Mr. Kuykendall was born in Mooreville (sic), WV and was the son of Katherine and Soloman Kuykendall.

His marriage to Miss Mary Pratt took place in 1863 and to this union were born nine children, three of whom are now deceased. They are Ed of Fisher, WV, George, Mansfield, John of Union, Mrs. Jack Markwood of Mansfield, Mrs. Frank Shartiger, Loda, Walter of Monticello.

His wife preceded him in death and a year later he married Mrs. Rachel Rummers of Moorefield. To this union fourteen children were born, two dying in infancy. Surviving are Mary of Bloomington, Charles and Hiram (twins), James and Julie who reside at home, Clara and Wardney of Mahomet, Beulah and Phoebe (twins), Ida (unreadable) and Marjorie at home.

He has made his home in Illinois, Piatt County since coming here in 1908 and was a farmer (the unreadable one was probably Elsie).

More About HIRAM JOSEPH KUYKENDALL:

Burial: Unknown, Blue Ridge Cemetery, near Mansfield, IL

More About HIRAM KUYKENDALL and MARY PRATT:

Marriage: Abt. 1863

vi. MARTHA SUSAN PRATT, b. July 06, 1840, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. LEVI A. BAKER, November 17, 1859, Fayette Co., Ohio; d. Unknown.

More About LEVI BAKER and MARTHA PRATT:

Marriage: November 17, 1859, Fayette Co., Ohio

vii. JOB HUTTON PRATT, b. February 19, 1842, Virginia; d. May 05, 1906; m. ELIZABETH SHOEMAKER, April 20, 1865, Fayette Co., Ohio; d. Unknown.

Notes for JOB HUTTON PRATT:

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from Deloris Bringardner Girard - deloris@bringardner.com

"Pratt Family History Book" includes stories about the Pratt family. There are a number of different stories, and each member of the family remembers a different one. The following is one about her great-grandfather, Job Hutton Pratt.

Job came across a soldier from the North dying on the battle field. Job was a soldier from the South. He deserted to go to the North and find the soldier's wife, to let her know of his death. He later married Mrs. Shoemaker (Brooks).

From Celia Pratt, rocky@net66.com - Job Hutton Pratt married Elizabeth Shoemaker 20 April 1865 in Fayette Co., Ohio. Job was in Co. B 11th Regiment Virginia in the Civil

War.

More About JOB PRATT and ELIZABETH SHOEMAKER:

Marriage: April 20, 1865, Fayette Co., Ohio

viii. CAROLINE AMANDA PRATT, b. November 03, 1843, Virginia; d. June 01, 1875, Hardy Co., West Virginia; m. SOLOMON WELTON MONGOLD / MANGOLD / MONGOLE, August 02, 1860, Hardy Co., West Virginia; b. February 23, 1841, Virginia; d. Unknown.

Notes for CAROLINE AMANDA PRATT:

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From: akewpie@cs.com - Barb

1870 HARDY COUNTY CENSUS RECORDS MOORFIELD TOWNSHIP

SOLOMON 29 VA FARMER

CAROLINE 25 VA KEEP HOUSE

JOHN E. 10 VA

NANCY V. 8 VA

SALLIE LEE 7 WV

MINNIE B. 4 WV

EARNEST B. 2 WV

GERTRUDE H. 10/12 WV

 

Notes for SOLOMON WELTON MONGOLD / MANGOLD / MONGOLE:

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1870 HARDY COUNTY CENSUS RECORDS MOORFIELD TOWNSHIP

SOLOMON 29 VA FARMER

CAROLINE 25 VA KEEP HOUSE

JOHN E. 10 VA

NANCY V. 8 VA

SALLIE LEE 7 WV

MINNIE B. 4 WV

EARNEST B. 2 WV

GERTRUDE H. 10/12 WV

 

More About SOLOMON MONGOLE and CAROLINE PRATT:

Marriage: August 02, 1860, Hardy Co., West Virginia

6. ix. DOROTHY ELIZA PRATT, b. September 11, 1845, Virginia; d. 1916, Hardy Co., West Virginia.

x. VIRGINIA PRATT, b. Abt. 1847, Virginia; d. Unknown.

7. xi. JACOB VANMETER PRATT, b. September 08, 1849, Virginia; d. January 17, 1908, Hardy Co., West Virginia.

xii. FLORENCE REBECCA PHELPS PRATT, b. April 26, 1851, Virginia; d. April 04, 1930, near Bellflower, Illinois; m. JAMES WILLIAM SHAW, September 05, 1866, Hardy Co., West Virginia; b. Abt. 1846, Virginia; d. Unknown.

Notes for FLORENCE REBECCA PHELPS PRATT:

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1870 Hardy Co., West Virginia (Moorefield Township) Census - page 45 - #157-156 lists:

James Shaw 25 VA Farm laborer

Florence 19 VA Keep house

Earnest 2 WV

Magdelena 2/12 WV

 

More About JAMES SHAW and FLORENCE PRATT:

Marriage: September 05, 1866, Hardy Co., West Virginia

xiii. ISAAC HUTTON PRATT, b. July 16, 1853, Virginia; d. May 05, 1906, Hardy Co., West Virginia.

xiv. MARGARET FRANCES ELECHABA PRATT, b. February 03, 1855; d. Unknown.

xv. NANCY ALICE PRATT, b. July 26, 1857, Virginia; d. December 25, 1890; m. NORTHHAMPTON PARKER, August 07, 1878, Hardy Co., West Virginia; b. Abt. 1858, Hardy Co., VA; d. Unknown.

Notes for NANCY ALICE PRATT:

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Facts about this person:

December 25, 1890

Family bible - died 5 a.m., her last child was 10 days old at her death

 

 

More About NORTHHAMPTON PARKER and NANCY PRATT:

Marriage: August 07, 1878, Hardy Co., West Virginia

 

Generation No. 4

4. JAMES4 PRATT (ISAAC VANMETER3, MANLOVE2, ?1) was born June 24, 1834 in Virginia, and died October 31, 1917 in Buried: Plumwood, Ohio. He married (1) LOUISA EDGINGS / EDDINS. She was born July 22, 1835 in Hardy Co., West Virgnia, and died April 26, 1875 in Fayette Co., Ohio; Buried: Milledgeville, Ohio. He married (2) SARAH ALEXANDER December 14, 1879 in Fayette Co., Ohio. She died Unknown in Buried: outside of Urbana, IL at Mt. Olive Cemetery, near Mayview, Illinois.

Notes for JAMES PRATT:

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James and Sarah Alexander Hill had no children.

Notes for SARAH ALEXANDER:

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Sarah was a Civil War Widow

 

 

More About JAMES PRATT and SARAH ALEXANDER:

Marriage: December 14, 1879, Fayette Co., Ohio

Children of JAMES PRATT and LOUISA EDDINS are:

i. NANCY JANE5 PRATT, b. 1854; d. 1927; m. JAMES REED; d. Unknown.

ii. MARY C. PRATT, b. 1855; d. WFT Est. 1869-1949; m. JOHN WIBRIGHT; d. Unknown.

iii. ALMEDA PRATT, b. 1857; d. WFT Est. 1871-1951; m. RICHARD WIBRIGHT; d. Unknown.

iv. RACHAEL PRATT, b. 1858; d. WFT Est. 1859-1952.

v. JOHN W. PRATT, b. 1860; d. WFT Est. 1877-1950; m. ELLA HOUSEMAR; d. Unknown.

vi. SUSAN PRATT, b. 1863; d. WFT Est. 1864-1957.

vii. JAMES W. PRATT, b. 1865; d. WFT Est. 1882-1955; m. MATTIE BETHARD; d. Unknown.

viii. DAUGHTER PRATT, b. 1867; d. WFT Est. 1868-1961.

ix. ROBERT PRATT, b. 1870; d. WFT Est. 1887-1960; m. BERTHA; d. Unknown.

x. CHARLES HUSTON PRATT, b. 1872; d. 1876.

 

5. ANN ELIZABETH4 PRATT (ISAAC VANMETER3, MANLOVE2, ?1) was born December 22, 1835 in Hardy Co., Virginia (now Hardy Co., WV), and died April 25, 1878 in Hardy Co., West Virginia. She married SOLOMON ISRAEL? RUMER September 13, 1860 in Hardy Co., West Virginia. He was born 1819 in Virginia, and died 1889 in West Virginia.

Notes for ANN ELIZABETH PRATT:

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Ann Elizabeth Pratt may have been the niece of Elizabeth Jones - Solomon Rumer's first wife - according to Celia Pratt, 1821 Alder Lane, Champaign, IL 61821

 

Notes for SOLOMON ISRAEL? RUMER:

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Death certificate for John Abel Rumer, Hardy Co., West Virginia - May 29, 1933, lists Isreal Rummers as name of John's father - not Solomon.

More About SOLOMON RUMER and ANN PRATT:

Marriage: September 13, 1860, Hardy Co., West Virginia

Children of ANN PRATT and SOLOMON RUMER are:

i. GEORGE W.5 RUMER, b. 1861; d. 1935; m. LUCRETIA BYRNS, August 06, 1884, Grant Co., West Virginia; b. 1866; d. 1937.

More About GEORGE W. RUMER:

Burial: Unknown, Genetary Cemetary, Mineral Co, WV

More About LUCRETIA BYRNS:

Burial: Unknown, Genetary Cemetery, Mineral Co, WV

Marriage Notes for GEORGE RUMER and LUCRETIA BYRNS:

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Facts about this marriage:

Marriage Fact August 06, 1884

vital records Grant Co., WV LDS microfilm

 

 

More About GEORGE RUMER and LUCRETIA BYRNS:

Marriage: August 06, 1884, Grant Co., West Virginia

ii. RACHAEL RUMER, b. Abt. 1864; d. WFT Est. 1865-1958.

iii. JOB MARION RUMER, b. 1864, Petersburg, WV; d. 1939; m. SARAH ELIZABETH KEMPHER; b. 1870, Keyser, WV; d. 1922.

More About JOB MARION RUMER:

Burial: Unknown, Eglon, Maple Springs Cemetery, Eglon, Aurora, Preston Co., WV

More About SARAH ELIZABETH KEMPHER:

Burial: Unknown, Eglon, Maple Springs Cemetery, Eglon, Aurora, Preston Co., WV

iv. SAMANTHA AMANDA VIRGINIA RUMER, b. 1867; d. WFT Est. 1899-1961; m. (1) SAMUEL K. BLIZZARD, August 13, 1884, Grant Co., West Virginia; b. 1855, Virginia; d. WFT Est. 1889-1946; m. (2) HUGH B. WRACHFORD, December 25, 1894, Grant Co., West Virginia; d. Unknown.

Notes for SAMUEL K. BLIZZARD:

 

 

Marriage Notes for SAMANTHA RUMER and SAMUEL BLIZZARD:

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Facts about this marriage:

Marriage Fact August 13, 1884

vital records Grant Co., WV

 

 

More About SAMUEL BLIZZARD and SAMANTHA RUMER:

Marriage: August 13, 1884, Grant Co., West Virginia

Marriage Fact: See Note Page

Marriage Notes for SAMANTHA RUMER and HUGH WRACHFORD:

 

 

 

More About HUGH WRACHFORD and SAMANTHA RUMER:

Marriage: December 25, 1894, Grant Co., West Virginia

v. SOLOMON FRIDDLE RUMER, b. January 09, 1869, Moorefield, Petersburg, Hardy Co., WV; d. January 31, 1944, Ellwood City, PA; m. MINNIE MATILDA SEYMOUR, March 15, 1899, Garrett Co., Maryland; b. July 1877, Underwood, WV; d. July 11, 1933.

More About SOLOMON FRIDDLE RUMER:

Burial: Unknown, Maple Springs Cemetery, Eglon, Aurora, Preston Co. WV

More About MINNIE MATILDA SEYMOUR:

Burial: Unknown, Maple Springs Cemetery, Eglon, Aurora, Preston Co. WV

More About SOLOMON RUMER and MINNIE SEYMOUR:

Marriage: March 15, 1899, Garrett Co., Maryland

vi. JACOB RILEY RUMER, b. 1872; d. WFT Est. 1901-1963; m. IDA BELLE JOHNSON, December 01, 1895, Garrett Co., Maryland; b. September 10, 1877; d. July 06, 1936.

More About IDA BELLE JOHNSON:

Burial: Unknown, Maple Springs Cemetery, Eglon, Aurora, Preston Co. WV

More About JACOB RUMER and IDA JOHNSON:

Marriage: December 01, 1895, Garrett Co., Maryland

vii. JEMIMA / JEMINAH C. RUMER, b. July 12, 1874, Hardy Co., West Virginia; d. November 26, 1946; m. (1) EWING; d. Unknown; m. (2) THOMAS MARKLEY, February 05, 1895, Mineral Co., West Virginia; b. 1867; d. 1901.

Notes for JEMIMA / JEMINAH C. RUMER:

WFT Vol 55 Tree 2748:

On the Mineral Co., marriages list for 1895 - Jemima C. Rumer is listed as age 21, and Thomas Markley is listed as age 26.

Thomas Markley's headstone lists him as dying in 1901. The next child Jeminah had, called Charlie Harry claims his last name is Ewing. All of the children were raised with the name of Markley. It is not sure whether Jeminah remarried or stayed a widow.

Eleanor, daughter of Ruby Opal Markley Ewing - a daughter of Jemima C. / Jeminah Rumer Markley - said she specifically remembered when Jeminah died. It was on Thanksgiving and Eleanor was broken hearted because Jeminah was supposed to bring her a comb and brush when she came to visit. She said Jeminah died of stomach cancer.

All of the information on the descendants of Jemima C. Rumer was submitted by Shannon Ritzke, HCR1, box 468, Saylorsburg, PA 18353.

More About JEMIMA / JEMINAH C. RUMER:

Burial: Unknown, Maple Springs Cemetery, Eglon, Aurora, Preston Co. WV

More About THOMAS MARKLEY:

Burial: Unknown, Maple Springs Cemetery, Eglon, Aurora, Preston Co. WV

Marriage Notes for JEMIMA RUMER and THOMAS MARKLEY:

 

 

 

More About THOMAS MARKLEY and JEMIMA RUMER:

Marriage: February 05, 1895, Mineral Co., West Virginia

viii. MATILDA SUSAN RUMER, b. January 16, 1877, Moorefield, Hardy Co., WV; d. June 01, 1949, Hutton, Maryland; m. JOSEPH THOMAS WRIGHT O'HAVER, November 25, 1892; b. December 03, 1867, Grant Co., West Virginia; d. December 05, 1952.

Notes for JOSEPH THOMAS WRIGHT O'HAVER:

 

 

 

More About JOSEPH O'HAVER and MATILDA RUMER:

Marriage: November 25, 1892

 

6. DOROTHY ELIZA4 PRATT (ISAAC VANMETER3, MANLOVE2, ?1) was born September 11, 1845 in Virginia, and died 1916 in Hardy Co., West Virginia. She met (1) TOM FOSTER CUMMINGS. He died Unknown. She married (2) SAMUEL HANLIN / HENLINE / HANLINE Abt. 1868. He was born Abt. 1830, and died Unknown.

Notes for DOROTHY ELIZA PRATT:

WFT Vol 55 Tree 2748:

1870 Hardy Co., WV census - page 44, #145-143 - lists:

Samuel Henline 39 VA Shoemaker

(same profession as Isaac Vanmeter Pratt - Dorothy Pratt's father)

Doratha 20 VA keep house

Mortimer 10 VA

Rachael C. 4 WV

Isaac L. 3 WV

1870 Hardy Co., WV (Moorefield Township) Census - page 45, #156-155 lists:

Rachael Pratt 54 VA Keep House

Frances M. 15 VA

Isaac H. 17 VA

Nancy A. 12 VA

Isaac Vanmeter Pratt would have been dead by this time.

Notes for SAMUEL HANLIN / HENLINE / HANLINE:

WFT Vol 55 Tree 2748:

On 1850 Census, Hardy Co., VA (now WV) - page 80, #1142-1155 listed with Hannah Mooreland is:

Samuel Hanline 19 VA Laborer

On 1860 Census, Hardy Co., VA (now WV) - page 99, #1426-1438, is listed:

Samuel Hanline 29 VA Laborer

Jane 24 VA

William T. 7 VA

Mary S. 4 VA

Edward F. 3 VA

On 1870 Census, Hardy Co., WV, -- page 44, #145-143 (same page as Solomon Rumer - next page is 45 - where Rachael Pratt - wife of Isaac V. Pratt is listed) is listed:

Samuel Henline 39 VA Shoemaker (shoemaker wife Dorothy's dad's profession)

Doratha (Dorothy) 20 VA Keep house

Mortimer 10 VA

Rachael C. 4 WV

Isaac L. 3 WV

If this is all same Samuel I wonder what happened to his first wife and child listed in 1860. His age coincides.

More About SAMUEL HANLINE and DOROTHY PRATT:

Marriage: Abt. 1868

Child of DOROTHY PRATT and TOM CUMMINGS is:

i. JESSIE MORTIMER CUMMINGS5 PRATT, b. May 20, 1860; d. November 16, 1910; m. FRANCES ELIZABETH DAYTON; b. March 02, 1860; d. March 05, 1900.

 

7. JACOB VANMETER4 PRATT (ISAAC VANMETER3, MANLOVE2, ?1)1 was born September 08, 1849 in Virginia, and died January 17, 1908 in Hardy Co., West Virginia. He married SUSAN BELINDA SHERMAN January 02, 1884 in Hardy Co., West Virginia, daughter of PHILIP SHERMAN and REBECCA. She was born March 27, 1862 in Hardy Co., West Virgnia, and died June 10, 1938 in Dayton, Ohio.

Notes for JACOB VANMETER PRATT:

1900 Census for W. VA, Harding Co., ED #37, Sheet 15

Jacob worked as a farm laborer and rented his home.

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Information about the ancestors of Jacob came from WFT Vol 55 Tree 2748 and WFT Vol 36 Tree 1652.

Notes for SUSAN BELINDA SHERMAN:

1910 Census for W. VA, Hardy Co., ED #46, Sheet 24B

Susan had a total of nine children, 8 were still living. She was renting a farm and Roland and Rob were working on it.

 

Marriage Notes for JACOB PRATT and SUSAN SHERMAN:

WFT Vol 55 Tree 2748:

Facts about this marriage:

Marriage Fact

from Hardy Co., WV vital records and LDS micro film

 

 

More About JACOB PRATT and SUSAN SHERMAN:

Marriage: January 02, 1884, Hardy Co., West Virginia

Children of JACOB PRATT and SUSAN SHERMAN are:

8. i. EDGAR VANMETER5 PRATT, b. March 1886, West Virginia; d. Unknown.

ii. PHIL ROLAND PRATT, b. July 1888, West Virginia; d. Unknown.

iii. JAMES R. PRATT, b. September 1889, West Virginia; d. Unknown.

iv. LILLIAN W. PRATT, b. March 1891, West Virginia; d. Unknown.

v. ROBB PRATT, b. March 1893, West Virginia; d. Unknown.

vi. WILLIAM W. PRATT, b. March 1895, West Virginia; d. Unknown.

vii. ELSIE J. PRATT, b. February 1900, West Virginia; d. Unknown.

viii. SEYMORE PRATT, b. 1902, West Virginia; d. Unknown.

 

Generation No. 5

8. EDGAR VANMETER5 PRATT (JACOB VANMETER4, ISAAC VANMETER3, MANLOVE2, ?1) was born March 1886 in West Virginia2,3, and died Unknown. He married ELLEN L. MESSICK, daughter of JAMES MESSICK and IDA RODRUCK. She was born December 1886 in West Virginia4, and died Unknown.

Notes for EDGAR VANMETER PRATT:

According to the 1920 Census, Egar was a "steel car repairman"

Family lived in Cumberland, Md (Alegheny Co) on Pearl Street (1920 Census)

Children of EDGAR PRATT and ELLEN MESSICK are:

9. i. MAE BELINDA6 PRATT, b. June 05, 1908, Cumberland, MD; d. August 04, 1988, Lebanon, TN.

ii. WILLIAM PRATT, b. Private.

10. iii. IONA PRATT, b. Private.

iv. CURTIS PRATT, b. Private.

 

Generation No. 6

9. MAE BELINDA6 PRATT (EDGAR VANMETER5, JACOB VANMETER4, ISAAC VANMETER3, MANLOVE2, ?1) was born June 05, 1908 in Cumberland, MD, and died August 04, 1988 in Lebanon, TN. She married CLARENCE EDWARD BISHOP, son of JOHN BISHOP and AMANDA WILLISON. He was born February 09, 1907 in Cumberland, MD, and died April 04, 1967 in University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, VA.

Notes for CLARENCE EDWARD BISHOP:

Information from Barbara Bishop Rogers:

Clarence was employed in the jet drilling department of the Celanese Plant. He transfered to the Celco Plant at Narrows VA in 1939. He was a jet specialist and department head. He was also a watch repairman. He died at the age of 60 at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottsville, VA after a long illness.

Child of MAE PRATT and CLARENCE BISHOP is:

11. i. DONALD EDWARD7 BISHOP, b. Private.

 

10. IONA6 PRATT (EDGAR VANMETER5, JACOB VANMETER4, ISAAC VANMETER3, MANLOVE2, ?1) was born Private. She married WILLIAM ANDERSON Private. He was born Private.

More About WILLIAM ANDERSON and IONA PRATT:

Private-Begin: Private

Child of IONA PRATT and WILLIAM ANDERSON is:

i. ROGER7 ANDERSON, b. Private; m. SUSAN, Private; b. Private.

More About ROGER ANDERSON and SUSAN:

Private-Begin: Private

 

Generation No. 7

11. DONALD EDWARD7 BISHOP (MAE BELINDA6 PRATT, EDGAR VANMETER5, JACOB VANMETER4, ISAAC VANMETER3, MANLOVE2, ?1) was born Private. He married (1) BEVERLY ANN ILGENFRITZ Private, daughter of CHARLES ILGENFRITZ and ORDELL ROHRBAUGH. She was born Private. He married (2) CLARA JOYCE PRICE Private, daughter of WADE PRICE and DOROTHY TICKLE. She was born December 23, 1935 in Pearisberg, Giles Co., VA, and died December 09, 1982 in Lebanon, TN.

More About DONALD BISHOP and BEVERLY ILGENFRITZ:

Private-Begin: Private

More About DONALD BISHOP and CLARA PRICE:

Private-Begin: Private

Children of DONALD BISHOP and CLARA PRICE are:

i. MICHAEL EDWARD8 BISHOP, b. Private.

12. ii. DEBRA LYNN BISHOP, b. Private.

13. iii. GERALD WADE BISHOP, b. Private.

iv. BRIAN KEITH BISHOP, b. Private; m. NAOMI C. GANN, Private; b. Private.

More About BRIAN BISHOP and NAOMI GANN:

Private-Begin: Private

 

Generation No. 8

12. DEBRA LYNN8 BISHOP (DONALD EDWARD7, MAE BELINDA6 PRATT, EDGAR VANMETER5, JACOB VANMETER4, ISAAC VANMETER3, MANLOVE2, ?1) was born Private. She married GEORGE DOUGLAS NOTGRASS Private. He was born Private.

More About GEORGE NOTGRASS and DEBRA BISHOP:

Private-Begin: Private

Children of DEBRA BISHOP and GEORGE NOTGRASS are:

i. TAYLOR JORDAN9 NOTGRASS, b. Private.

ii. LINDSEY NICHOLE NOTGRASS, b. Private.

iii. KRISTEN MICHELLE NOTGRASS, b. Private.

 

13. GERALD WADE8 BISHOP (DONALD EDWARD7, MAE BELINDA6 PRATT, EDGAR VANMETER5, JACOB VANMETER4, ISAAC VANMETER3, MANLOVE2, ?1) was born Private. He married JOANNE WILLIAMS Private. She was born Private.

More About GERALD BISHOP and JOANNE WILLIAMS:

Private-Begin: Private

Children of GERALD BISHOP and JOANNE WILLIAMS are:

i. PRICE JURY9 BISHOP, b. Private.

ii. WILLIAMS VJACHESLAV BISHOP, b. Private.

 

 

Endnotes

1. WFT Vol 55 Tree 2748, "CD-ROM," Date of Import: Dec 29, 2000.

2. 1920 Census for Maryland, Enumeration District #15, Sheet #10, Age 33, born in W. Va.; Mother and Father born in W. Va.

3. 1910 W. VA Census, Mineral Co.; ED62; Sheet 1A, Wife listed as "Lizzie E."; Mae listed as "Mabel"; Edgar working as farm laboror.

4. 1920 Census for Maryland, Enumeration District #15, Sheet #10, Age 33, Born in W. Va.; Mother and Father born in W. Va.