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Lt John Pratt of NH(New Ipswich)
Posted by: Walker Date: March 07, 1999 at 03:26:50
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My Pratt connection is below.
See any connections?

Anyone related to this Lt. John Pratt line? Here's what I have rcv'd from Jayne Pratt Lovelace to help me and you.

JOHN, 26 Mar 1748, Reading, Ma., s/o John b.1725 and Elizabeth (__). Rem. to New Ipswich, NH, bef. he m. 3 Sept 1771, Reading, Ma., Anna SMITH who d. there 4 Apr 1778, age 26, smallpox. M. int. there 28 June 1779 Hepzibah COOK of Dunstable who d. there 21 Dec 1782 in 30th yr. [B#3.49: Hepsibah BANCROFT b. 5 June 1753, d/o Timothy and Elizabeth (FARWELL), m. 1st 1771, Dunstable, Samuel COOK; m. int. 1779 to John PRATT of Reading. Also in Hudson (Hillsboro) NH v.r.: "Jn" m. 29 June 1779 "Nepherbeth" COOK. [B#1295] He m. 3rd, 4 Nov 1783, widow Hannah BANCROFT. On p.52 Hillsboro Co., NH 1790: 1-2-5. Listed in DAR Patriot Index as a Lt. in NH Militia. Pratt Mountain/Pratt Pond at New Ipswich, NH, named for this family. He d. there 4 Feb 1816. Chn in Reading, Ma. VR. [B#80; VR]

Ruth, 19 Sept 1772 Lydia, 29 Dec 1776
John, 25 May 1774; d.y. Mehitable b.1778; d.y.
Anna, 20 Oct 1775 Mehitable, 17 Mar 1780

JOHN, 23 Apr 1725, Medfield, Ma., s/o John b.1692 and Mehitable (Mason). Four chn by w. Elizabeth (__) in Reading, Ma. VR; all but Edward bapt in Wakefield. Rem. to New Ipswich where he d. 1799, age 75. Elizabeth d.1812, age 88. [See fa for land rec. in Plainfield, Ct. 1790 for John of New Ipswich, NH.] Windsor Co., Vt. Prob. Vol. 3: John's will 4 Dec 1801 names w. Elizabeth, son John, son Nathaniel, dtr Elizabeth EMERSON, and chn of son Edward dec'd. [VR; B#80]

John, 26 Mar 1748 Edward, 28 July 1752
Nathaniel, 12 Nov 1749 Elisabeth, 9 Aug 1754

JOHN, 7 Aug 1692, Reading, Ma., s/o John b.1665 and Sarah (Batchelder). M. 10 Oct 1717, Boston, Mehitable MASON. [B#198] Wife d. 19 Sept 1745, Medfield (Suff.) Ma. He m. as "Dea. John," 17 Nov 1746, Hannah (WIGHT), widow of John ELLIS [B#417]. He prob. bought land as "John of Reading, Ma.," in Killingly, Ct. 1721. [See bro Samuel b.1695/6 for notes.] In 1730 "John of Reading" sold land at Killingly to Nell ERICKSON. John d. 22 May 1753, Medfield, Ma. VR. Widow d. there 13 Sept 1760. Son John Jr. "of New Ipswich (Hillsboro) NH" and Joel WRIGHT of Dublin (Chesh.) NH sold to Lemuel SAUNDERS of Sturbridge, Ma., land in Plainfield, Ct., wh. was est. of Elizabeth JONES, late of Western, Ct., dec'd, relict of Rev. Isaac JONES ... a part of which "we claim as heirs of said Elizabeth;" recorded 7 June 1790 at Plainfield. Simeon (s/o Jesse below) and Mary PRATT of Medfield (Suff.) Ma. also heir to Elizabeth JONES, sold land 7 Jan 1791 to Lemuel SAUNDERS. [Dtr Elizabeth m. Nathan WEBB and Isaac JONES.]

Sarah, 18 Aug 1718 Jesse, 8 Sept 1727
Mehitabel, 4 Oct 1721 Hannah b.1729; d.1748
John Jr., 23 Apr 1725 Elisabeth, 11 Dec 1731

JOHN JR., 29 Dec 1665, Medfield, Ma., s/o John b.1630 and Rebecca (Colburn). Prob. the John of Medfield who on 19 Feb 1691 was granted land by Edward TAYLOR/TAILOR of Reading [M'sex Co. Reg. of Deeds Bk 11 p.11]; poss. the same Edward TAYLOR, "my kinsman," named in will of John Jr.'s uncle Timothy PRATT in 1694. John m. 2 July 1691 Sarah BATCHELDER b. 9 July 1670, Reading, d/o John. He is ment'd as "my bro-in-law John PRATT of Reading, Ma., adm. of est. of our hon'd fa, John PRATT, dec'd," in land rec. 14 Mar 1727 by Samuel BUSHNELL of Guilford, Ct. He d. 15 Nov 1744, Wakefield/Reading VR, "in 80th yr." Widow d. 4 July 1751. [B#75; B#563; B#564; C#490; C#1027; C#1028; VR]

John, 7 Aug 1692 Edward, 15 Mar 1699/1700
Sarah, 24 Feb 1693/4 Timothy, 28 Mar 1702
Samuel, 20 Feb 1695/6 Elizabeth, 22 Sept 1704
Rebecca, 26 Feb 1697

JOHN b.1630, Eng., s/o John c.1600 and Mary (__) of Dorchester, Ma. M. 26 June 1661, Medfield, Ma., Rebecca COLBURN. Wife prob. Rebecca "COALBORNE" b. 17 Feb 1643, Dedham, d/o Nathaniel and Priscilla (__). Her d.r. not found. John d. 4 Aug 1707, Medfield, age 77. Will dated 30 Apr 1707 names w. Rebecca and five chn *; son John Jr. and Samuel WRIGHT co-exec's. "Three dtrs m. Henry SMITH, Samuel WRIGHT, and Timothy CLARK." Five chn d.y.; others below. [B#11; VR]

Rebecca b.1662; d.1682 * Priscilla, 7 Feb 1674/75
* Mary, 24 Jan 1663/4 * Sarah, 1 Jan 1679/80
* John Jr., 29 Dec 1665 Elizabeth, 20 Oct 1682
* Hannah, 14 Dec 1670 Deborah, 20 Sept 1684

JOHN c.1600? Was made Freeman 10 May 1634, Dorchester, Ma. B#161 states he had three chn by w. Mary (__), that he joined Ch. there 27 Jan 1642; that "Goody" PRATT joined Ch. 4 Apr 1643; that his will was dated 3 Mar 1647 (wit. by William CLARK); and that widow m. William TURNER. B#181 assumes "Goody" [demin. of "Goodwife"] was John's wife and that she was d/o John WHITMAN; however, Mary WHITMAN m. John of Weymouth, s/o Macuth1. B#882: William TURNER of Dorch. 1640s rem. to Boston. He m. 1st Frances ___, mo of his chn. M. 2nd Mary, wid. of John PRATT. Mary died [date illegible on film] and TURNER m. 3rd Mary, wid. of Key __ [illeg.]

John Jr. b.1630
Timothy c.1632?
Elizabeth, bapt - 1643


B# 3.49 New England Historical & Genealogical Register; Vol. 91

B#11 Genealogical Dictionary of New England; James Savage

B#75 Genealogical and Family Histories of the State of New Hampshire; Ezra S. Stearns, Editor; Lewis Publishing Co.; New York - 1908

B#80 History of New Ipswich, NH 1735-1914; Chas. H. Chandler and Sarah Fiske Lee; Sentinel Printing Co.; Fitchburg, Mass. - 1914

B#161 Phineas Pratt and Some of His Descendants; Eleazer Franklin Pratt; Boston, Mass. - 1897

B#181 History of Dorchester, Mass.; Ebenezer Clapp; Boston, Mass.; Dorchester Antiquarian & Historical Society - 1859

B#198 Boston Marriages 1700-1809; Edward W. McGlenon; Baltimore; Genealogical Publishing Co. - 1977

B#417 History of Medfield, Mass.; William S. Tilden; Boston; George H. Ellis, Publisher - 1887

B#563 Francis Bushnell of Guilford, Conn., and His Descendants; pub. in NEHGR Vol. 53 Apr 1899; pp 208-214

B#882 The Pioneers of Mass.: A Descriptive List Drawn from the Records of Colonies, Towns, and Churches and Other Con- temporaneous Documents; Charles H. Pope; Boston - 1903

B#1295 Vital Records of Hudson, New Hampshire, 1734-1985; Gerald Q. Nash, Sandra J. Martinson, and Roland A. Marchand; Heritage Books, Inc.; 1998

By the way, I am not related to your Pratt people. My line is from Joshua(1) who settled in Plymouth in 1623. Please take a look at my one-page web site and notice the "memberships" right below the photograph.


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