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Pat Shaw
RE: pratt
Thanks Barbara, I saw it. Appreciate it.
Added by Pat Shaw on Jan 17, 2013 9:10 PM
Pat Shaw
RE: Patience Chard Pratt
Thank you for your information on your Pratts mine have bee well researched especiall since my contact with you. These are mine and I still after rechecking my info by many books and records say is Patience Chard.

Matthew Pratt, b. 1595 d.1672, m. Elizabeth Bate.
Samuel Pratt, 122 Jan 1636 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Death 5 Sep 1679 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusett, m. Hannah Rogers.

Samuel Pratt
My 7th great grandfather
Birth 15 Nov 1670 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Death 11 Aug 1728 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, m. Patience Chard

Sgt Peter Pratt
My 6th great grandfather
Birth 1711 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Death 16 Feb 1760 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts
mar. Mary Lincoln 1714-1781

John Pratt
My 5th great grandfather
Birth 13 Oct 1734 in Taunton, Bristol, Mass.
Death 3 Oct 1771 in Taunton, Bristol, Mass.
mar. Hepzibah 1736-1770

Peter Pratt
My 4th great grandfather
Birth 19 Jul 1769 in Attleborough twp.,Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts
Death 19 Oct 1845 in Springville, Erie, New York
mar. Olive Short 1769-1807

Philogus Luther Pratt
3rd great grandfather
Birth Mar 1792 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts
Death 7 Sep 1846 in Kane County, Illinois
mar. Rheuby "Ruby" Shippy 1791 1864

Ellen "Ella" Eleanor Pratt
My 2nd great grandmother
Birth abt 1828 in New York
Death 18 Dec 1881 in Linn County, Kansas
mar. Dr Charles Wheeler b. Cavendish Vt 1819 1878

Are many more records not going to type most I have downloaded and saved as pics and read books online on Heritage Quest.

From Weymouth Historical Soc.

MATTHEW' PRATT, whose Christian name appears as Macute, Macuth, Macaeth, Micareth, was "an old resident" of Weymouth. He had twenty acres granted to him " in the mill field" (now East Weymouth) and eighteen acres on the west side of "mill River." He was made a freeman of the Massachusetts Bay Colony 13 May, 1640. In Feb. 1648, he was chosen a "townsman" (selectman). He died at Weymouth, 29 Aug. 1672. He made his will 25 Mar. 1672,and it was proved 30 Apr. 1673. To his wife Elizabeth Pratt the use of his estate for her natural life.

To son Thomas Pratt lands after his wife's decease, and land at "Hollie" upon condition that he pay "my Daughter Chard" 4. To son Matthew Pratt lands on like condition. To son John Pratt "an ewe and lamb." To son Samuel Pratt land near his house.
To son Joseph Pratt a lot at the pond.

To his daughter Chard 7, and to her daughter Johannah Chard his best bed. To his daughter White a parcel of land. To his soil Thomas Pratt's daughter Sarah 5. To Thomas Pratt's son William Pratt half of a mare. Wife to be executrix. " His Pastor Mr. Samuel Torrey and his Kinsman Elder Edward Bates, and his son Thomas Pratt" to be overseers. Witnesses: Edward Bates and Thomas Dyer. The inventory of Mathew Pratt who deceased Aug. 29, 1672, was taken 12 Dec. 1672. (Pratt Genealogy, 1889, pp. 19-21.) Children :2. Thomas,2 1). before 1628.3. 4.John,marriagable 22Nov.1656. 5.Samuel,marriagable 19Sept.1660. 6. Joseph, b. at Weymouth, 10 Aug. 1637.

Elizabeth, m. 22 Nov. 1656, William Chard of Weymouth; d. 26 Feb. 1726.

Mary, m. Thomas White of Braintree.
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Representative men and old families of southeastern Massachusetts : containing historical sketches of prominent and representatives page 1342 gives Mathew Pratt and Elizabeth Bates children.....
Mathew to son Samuel#1 to son Samuel#2 md Patience Chard (1st cousins) and their son Peter Pratt

Have a Merry Christmas Barbara!
Added by Pat Shaw on Dec 24, 2012 12:37 PM
Pat Shaw
Patience Chard Pratt
Am curious your relationship to her and her husband Samuel Pratt, they are my 7th grandparents and was surprised to see you have her memorial and that her maiden name is wrong. Thanks
Added by Pat Shaw on Dec 13, 2012 5:00 PM
Alice
RE: Forest Park Cemetery
I would contact the Town of Brunswick, Rensselaer County, NY, town office and ask for a recommendation regarding cemetery monument repair. The phone book lists a number of businesses in the Troy area, and the one that I'm most familiar with is Grethen-Cahrenger Memorials, Troy.
Added by Alice on Sep 15, 2012 4:15 PM
Edmund C. Dodge
Forest Park Cemetery
Hello,
You will need permission to get access to Forest Park Cemetery..Brunswick, NY
9-Town Office Road..Troy, NY. 12180-8886
(518)279-3461
Added by Edmund C. Dodge on Sep 10, 2012 11:40 AM
af
RE: Ellen Donoghue Prosser
I went to check on your memorials in Rural Cem. Oswego and someone else has claimed them.
Added by af on Sep 07, 2012 10:59 AM
Alice
RE: Forest Park Cemetery
Actually, the Town of Brunswick takes very good care of Forest Park Cemetery these days. The underbrush has been cut down and the grassy sections are mowed. There have been some recent burials and I can't help but wonder if there won't be more. But, I can't see the Town taking on repair of the fallen and broken stones ~ that's going to be up to the families of the folks buried there. To me, it's a lovely, unique cemetery and if there are ghosts, they didn't bother me any.
:-) Alice
Added by Alice on Aug 24, 2012 1:19 PM
Alice
Hull memorials
Barbara,
I have transferred Letta & Halbert Hull to you, and they are already linked as spouses.
To link children, the link needs to be created from the child to the parent ... so contact the person who added the Letta Smith memorial to link Letta Smith to Letta & Halbert Hull.
Alice
Added by Alice on Aug 23, 2012 3:49 AM
af
RE: Ellen Donoghue Prosser
Will try and get there in the next couple of weeks.
Added by af on Aug 17, 2012 1:45 PM
Poppy
Prosser
I have created the memorials for you!
Poppy
Added by Poppy on Jul 25, 2012 8:24 AM
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