Hannah Pratt1

b. 12 September 1733, d. 1795
Father*Deacon Solomon Pratt2
Birth*12 September 1733Hannah Pratt was born on 12 September 1733 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3
Marriage*16 July 1767She married Timothy Hayward, son of Timothy Hayward and Mary Davis, on 16 July 1767 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,4
Death*1795She died in 1795.1

Family

Timothy Hayward b. 23 Apr 1732
Children1.Timothy Hayward1 b. 13 Dec 1770
2.Hannah Hayward1 b. 2 May 1772
3.Mary Hayward1 d. 6 Oct 1813

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Pratt, pages 288-292.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 268. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 177.

Hannah Pratt1

b. 14 May 1699
Father*Eleazer Pratt1 b. c 1672
Mother*Hannah Kennedy1
Birth*14 May 1699Hannah Pratt was probably born on 14 May 1699 in Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*21 July 1720She married Eleazer Harlow, son of Samuel Harlow and Hannah ______, on 21 July 1720 in Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Eleazer Harlow b. 18 Apr 1694, d. b 17 Feb 1724/25
Children1.Elizabeth Harlow1 b. 21 Apr 1721
2.Patience Harlow1 b. 1 Oct 1722

Citations

  1. [S424] Muriel Curtis Cushing, Philip Delano of the "Fortune" 1621 and his Descendants for Four Generations (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002), Family number 73, pages 63-64. Hereinafter cited as Philip Delano of the "Fortune" 1621 Four Generations.

Hannah Pratt1

Father*Joseph Pratt1 b. c 1688, d. 1753
Mother*Lydia Leonard1

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Pratt, pages 288-292. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Hannah Pratt1

b. 16 September 1742
Father*Jonathan Pratt1 b. c 1707
Mother*Hannah Witherell1
Birth*16 September 1742Hannah Pratt was born on 16 September 1742 in Dighton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 543. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.

Hannah Pratt1

b. circa 1667
Father-Probable*Benajah Pratt1 b. c 1630
Mother-Probable*Persis Dunham1
Birth*circa 1667Hannah Pratt was born circa 1667 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), pages 95-96. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.

Hannah Pratt1

b. 2 February 1766, d. 25 July 1778
Father*Seth Pratt1 b. 21 Jun 1729, d. 30 Dec 1795
Mother*Hannah Washburn1 b. 6 Sep 1733, d. 26 Aug 1824
Birth*2 February 1766Hannah Pratt was born on 2 February 1766 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1,2
Death*25 July 1778 and died on 25 July 1778 in Bridgewater at age 12.1,3

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 862. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 268. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 544.

Hannah Pratt1

b. 21 April 1732
Father*Joseph Pratt1 b. c 1695, d. 14 Jun 1780
Mother*Lydia Hawes1 b. 22 Aug 1697, d. 7 Feb 1772
Birth*21 April 1732Hannah Pratt was born on 21 April 1732 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation Three, pages 15-27. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.

Henry Pratt1

b. circa 1813
Birth*circa 1813Henry Pratt was born circa 1813.2
Marriage*He married Isabel Curry.1

Family

Isabel Curry
Child1.Rose Eleanor Pratt+1,2 b. 11 Mar 1859, d. 26 Apr 1930

Citations

  1. [S670] Prepared by Arthur Adams, "Memoirs of the Deceased Members of the New England Historic Genealogical Society", New England Historical & Genealogical Register Volume 113, page 229 (July 1959). Hereinafter cited as "Memoirs - Harry Emmett Bolton."
  2. [S402] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1995), page 724. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.

Jabez Pratt1

b. 1 November 1673, d. before 31 October 1710
Father*Jonathan Pratt2 b. c 1632
Mother*Abigail Atwood2
Birth*1 November 1673Jabez Pratt was born on 1 November 1673.2
Marriage*23 February 1697/98He married Elizabeth Cobb, who was possibly the daughter of Augustine Cobb of Taunton, on 23 February 1697/98 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Death*before 31 October 1710He died, probably near his home in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), before 31 October 1710, the date he was identified as deceased on the inventory prepared for his estate. He was not quite yet 37 years old.4
Administration*15 November 1710Administration on the estate of Jabez Pratt was granted to Jonathan Pratt and Joseph Stockbridge on 15 November 1710 in Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). The Letters of Administration document stated that Jabez, late of Duxbury, had died intestate and that the administrators were to prepare and provide an inventory of his estate to the Probate Court before 22 December. The inventory, valued at about £54.65s.23p had already been prepared, however, by Francis Barker and Ebenezer Sprout on the last day of October 1710, two weeks before administration was opened. The inventory identified books, wearing apparel, a horse, saddle and bridle, a pair of oxen, 3 cows, a swine, a yoke and chains and other tools for husbandry, hay and fodder, corn, salt, pewter, wooden vessels, 8 pounds of butter, iron vessels for housekeeping, chairs, a table, stools and lumber, a small pot, a debt from Joseph Stockbridge, a parcel of apple trees and a mention of 2 items at a Taunton estate. An additional note dated 15 Nov 1710, the same date the administrators were appointed, stated that Elizabeth Pratt, relict widow of the deceased, had refused to administer the estate. No mention of his and Elizabeth's children, all minors, was found in the probate documents.5

Family

Elizabeth Cobb b. 10 Feb 1671
Children1.Jabez Pratt2 b. c 1698
2.Elizabeth Pratt2 b. 1700
3.Jonathan Pratt+2 b. c 1707
4.Mary Pratt1,6 b. 23 Jul 1708

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 695. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  2. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory, page 446.
  3. [S909] New England Historical and Genealogical Society, "Marriages in Taunton", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 13, pages 251-255 (July 1859). Compiler noted that the record of marriages, solemnized by Major Thomas Leonard of Taunton from 1684 to 1713, the year of his death, was from a manuscript volume which still existed in 1859. The record was printed in the Bristol County Telegram for 20 Nov 1858 and was copied from that printing by the Society. Hereinafter cited as "Taunton Marriages."
  4. [S624] Probate records, 1686-1903; with index and docket, 1685-1967, Massachusetts Probate Court (Plymouth County), microfilm of originals at Plymouth, Massachusetts on 157 microfilm reels filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1968. Includes Index. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, FHL Film# 550509, 1710, Jabez Pratt Probate# 16120, pages 47-48. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.
  5. [S624] Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903, FHL Film# 550509, 1710, Probate# 16120, pages 47-48.
  6. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Births, page 299. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Jabez Pratt1

b. circa 1698
Father-Probable*Jabez Pratt1 b. 1 Nov 1673, d. b 31 Oct 1710
Mother-Probable*Elizabeth Cobb1 b. 10 Feb 1671
Birth*circa 1698Jabez Pratt was born circa 1698, probably the son of Jabez Pratt and Elizabeth Cobb of Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*8 January 1723/24He married first, his 2nd cousin Mehitable Pratt, daughter of John Pratt and Margaret Kimble, on 8 January 1723/24 in Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
(Husband) Death26 April 1732Jabez became a widower when Mehitable Pratt died on 26 April 1732.1
Marriage*14 June 1733He married second another probable 2nd cousin, Martha Pratt, daughter of Joseph Pratt and Martha Lazell, on 14 June 1733 in Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3

Family 1

Mehitable Pratt b. 24 Feb 1705, d. 26 Apr 1732

Family 2

Martha Pratt b. 28 Oct 1712

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 446. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  2. [S427] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Plympton, Massachusetts, to the year 1850 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy town-record fund, 1923), Marriages, page 364. Hereinafter cited as Plympton, Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory, page 659.

Jabez Pratt1

b. 1 February 1745
Father*Jonathan Pratt1 b. c 1707
Mother*Hannah Witherell1
Birth*1 February 1745Jabez Pratt was born on 1 February 1745 in Dighton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 543. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.

Jeremiah Pratt1

b. 24 January 1753, d. 14 June 1833
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Descendants of John Bolton and Zilpah Peirce
Father*Jonathan Pratt1,2 b. 1720
Mother*Elizabeth French1,2
Birth*24 January 1753Jeremiah Pratt was born on 24 January 1753 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*27 November 1777He married Ann Bolton, daughter of John Bolton and Elizabeth Hayward, on 27 November 1777 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,3,4,2
Relocation*Jeremiah and Anna Pratt moved to Pomfret, Windsor County, Vermont. The Pratt Directory noted that the History of Pomfret, Vermont; H.H. Vail; Boston; Cockayne 1930 erroneously stated that they took several adult children with them but others have proved they could not have been children of Jeremiah. Most were actually children of John Pratt (c1723) of Pomfret.2
Death*14 June 1833He died on 14 June 1833 in Pomfret, Windsor County, Vermont, at age 80.2

Family

Ann Bolton b. 2 Apr 1754

Citations

  1. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
  2. [S402] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1995), page 435. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S614] Francis Greenleaf Pratt, The Pratt family: a genealogical record of Matthew Pratt of Weymouth, Mass., and his American descendants, 1623-1888, downloaded from Google Books, (Boston, Massachusetts: C.H. Heintzemann, 1890), page 144. Hereinafter cited as Pratt Family, Matthew Pratt of Weymouth, 1623-1888.

Joanna Pratt1

b. 9 April 1772
Father*Seth Pratt1 b. 21 Jun 1729, d. 30 Dec 1795
Mother*Hannah Washburn1 b. 6 Sep 1733, d. 26 Aug 1824
Birth*9 April 1772Joanna Pratt was born on 9 April 1772 probably in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), although her birth was not recorded in the Bridgewater vital records.1

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 862. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.

Job Pratt1

Father*Joseph Pratt1 b. c 1688, d. 1753
Mother*Lydia Leonard1

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Pratt, pages 288-292. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

John Pratt1

b. circa 1659
Father*Benajah Pratt2 b. c 1630
Mother*Persis Dunham2
Birth*circa 1659John Pratt was born circa 1659 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,3
Marriage*1685He married Margaret Kimble in 1685.3

Family

Margaret Kimble
Child1.Mehitable Pratt1 b. 24 Feb 1705, d. 26 Apr 1732

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 701. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  2. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory, pages 95-96.
  3. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory, page 535.

Jonathan Pratt1

b. 1720
Father*Joseph Pratt2 b. c 1688, d. 1753
Mother*Lydia Leonard2
Birth*1720Jonathan Pratt was born in 1720.3
Marriage*11 November 1740He married Elizabeth French, daughter of Ebenezer French, on 11 November 1740 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2,4

Family

Elizabeth French
Children1.Cornelius Pratt+2 b. 3 Feb 1748
2.Jeremiah Pratt1,3 b. 24 Jan 1753, d. 14 Jun 1833

Citations

  1. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Pratt, pages 288-292. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S402] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1995), page 435. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume II, Marriages, page 307. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Jonathan Pratt1

Marriage*8 January 1691/92He married Margaret Lock on 8 January 1691/92 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Margaret Lock
Child1.Abigail Pratt+1 b. 6 Nov 1692

Citations

  1. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume 2, Marriages, page 240. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Jonathan Pratt1

Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Cornelius Pratt2 b. 3 Feb 1748
Mother*Martha Leonard3,2 b. 27 Mar 1759
Marriage*27 April 1817He married Deborah Hathaway, daughter of Ebenezer Hathaway and Chloe Hooper, on 27 April 1817 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,4,2

Family

Deborah Hathaway b. Oct 1791

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Pratt, pages 288-292. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Leonard, pages 244-248.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume II, Marriages, page 307. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Jonathan Pratt1

b. circa 1632
Birth*circa 1632Jonathan Pratt was born circa 1632.1
Marriage*He married Abigail Atwood.1

Family

Abigail Atwood
Child1.Jabez Pratt+1 b. 1 Nov 1673, d. b 31 Oct 1710

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 446. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.

Jonathan Pratt1

b. circa 1707
Father-Possible*Jabez Pratt1 b. 1 Nov 1673, d. b 31 Oct 1710
Mother-Possible*Elizabeth Cobb1 b. 10 Feb 1671
Birth*circa 1707Jonathan Pratt was born circa 1707, possibly the son of Jabez Pratt and Elizabeth Cobb of the Taunton/Norton area of Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*22 October 1735He married Hannah Witherell on 22 October 1735 in Dighton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Family

Hannah Witherell
Children1.Elizabeth Pratt2 b. 11 Nov 1737
2.Lois Pratt2 b. 1741, d. 14 Jul 1749
3.Hannah Pratt2 b. 16 Sep 1742
4.Jabez Pratt2 b. 1 Feb 1745
5.Jonathan Pratt2 b. 14 May 1748
6.Zilpha Pratt2 b. bt 24 Nov 1750 - 1751
7.Judah Pratt2 b. 16 Feb 1753
8.Lemuel Pratt2 b. 16 Jun 1755

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 446. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  2. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory, page 543.

Jonathan Pratt1

b. 14 May 1748
Father*Jonathan Pratt1 b. c 1707
Mother*Hannah Witherell1
Birth*14 May 1748Jonathan Pratt was born on 14 May 1748 in Dighton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 543. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.

Jonathan Pratt1

(Administrator) Administration15 November 1710Jonathan Pratt and Joseph Stockbridge were appointed Administrators of the estate of Jabez Pratt on 15 November 1710 in Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). The Letters of Administration document stated that Jabez, late of Duxbury, had died intestate and that the administrators were to prepare and provide an inventory of his estate to the Probate Court before 22 December. The inventory, valued at about £54.65s.23p had already been prepared, however, by Francis Barker and Ebenezer Sprout on the last day of October 1710, two weeks before administration was opened. The inventory identified books, wearing apparel, a horse, saddle and bridle, a pair of oxen, 3 cows, a swine, a yoke and chains and other tools for husbandry, hay and fodder, corn, salt, pewter, wooden vessels, 8 pounds of butter, iron vessels for housekeeping, chairs, a table, stools and lumber, a small pot, a debt from Joseph Stockbridge, a parcel of apple trees and a mention of 2 items at a Taunton estate. An additional note dated 15 Nov 1710, the same date the administrators were appointed, stated that Elizabeth Pratt, relict widow of the deceased, had refused to administer the estate. No mention of his and Elizabeth's children, all minors, was found in the probate documents.2

Citations

  1. [S624] Probate records, 1686-1903; with index and docket, 1685-1967, Massachusetts Probate Court (Plymouth County), microfilm of originals at Plymouth, Massachusetts on 157 microfilm reels filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1968. Includes Index. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, FHL Film# 550509, 1710, Jabez Pratt Probate# 16120, pages 47-48. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.
  2. [S624] Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903, FHL Film# 550509, 1710, Probate# 16120, pages 47-48.

Joseph Pratt1

b. circa 1688, d. 1753
Birth*circa 1688Joseph Pratt was born circa 1688.2
Marriage*1712He married Lydia Leonard in 1712.1
Marriage*5 April 1749He married Alice Hayward, daughter of Deacon Thomas Hayward and Bethia Brett, on 5 April 1749 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,4,1
Death*1753He died in 1753.1

Family 2

Alice Hayward b. 7 Apr 1707, d. 13 Oct 1803

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Pratt, pages 288-292. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 897. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Hayward, pages 181-190.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 168. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Joseph Pratt1

Father*Joseph Pratt1 b. c 1688, d. 1753
Mother*Lydia Leonard1

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Pratt, pages 288-292. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Joseph Pratt1

b. circa 1676
Father*Benajah Pratt1 b. c 1630
Mother*Persis Dunham1
Birth*circa 1676Joseph Pratt was born circa 1676 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1
Marriage*29 March 1703He married Martha Lazell on 29 March 1703 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Martha Lazell b. 23 Feb 1683/84
Child1.Martha Pratt1 b. 28 Oct 1712

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 558. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.

Joseph Pratt1

b. February 1665
Father*Benajah Pratt1 b. c 1630
Mother*Persis Dunham1
Birth*February 1665Joseph Pratt was born in February 1665 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony),1
Death* and evidently died young, before his parents named a second child Joseph c 1676.1

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), pages 95-96. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.

Joseph Pratt1

b. 1 April 1756
Father*Seth Pratt1 b. 21 Jun 1729, d. 30 Dec 1795
Mother*Hannah Washburn1 b. 6 Sep 1733, d. 26 Aug 1824
Birth*1 April 1756Joseph Pratt was born on 1 April 1756 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 862. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 269. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Joseph Pratt1

b. 2 February 1665
Father*Joseph Pratt1
Birth*2 February 1665Joseph Pratt was born on 2 February 1665 in Weymouth, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*circa 1686He married first Sarah Benson, daughter of Joseph Benson, circa 1686 in Hull, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*14 December 1721He married second, as her second husband, Anna (Carver) Richards, daughter of John Carver and Millicent Ford, on 14 December 1721.1

Family 1

Sarah Benson

Family 2

Anna Carver b. 20 Feb 1675

Citations

  1. [S1135] Mrs. John E. Barclay, "The Ancestry of Experience, Wife of Cornelius Washburn of Bridgewater, Mass.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 119, pages 22-25 (January 1965). Hereinafter cited as "Experience, Wife of Cornelius Washburn."

Joseph Pratt1

Father*Matthew Pratt1

Family

Child1.Joseph Pratt1 b. 2 Feb 1665

Citations

  1. [S1135] Mrs. John E. Barclay, "The Ancestry of Experience, Wife of Cornelius Washburn of Bridgewater, Mass.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 119, pages 22-25 (January 1965). Hereinafter cited as "Experience, Wife of Cornelius Washburn."

Joseph Pratt1

b. circa 1695, d. 14 June 1780
Birth*circa 1695 The Pratt Directory noted Joseph's date of birth as circa 1695? With no parents or place identified.2
Marriage*27 January 1719/20He married Lydia Hawes, daughter of John Hawes and Sarah Deering, on 27 January 1719/20 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). They were married by Mr. Joseph Belcher of Dedham, and their marriage was also recorded in Boston.1,3,4,5,2
(6th Son-in-Law) Probate Agreement11 February 1741/42Joseph Pratt, representing himself and his wife Lydia (Hawes) Pratt, participated in the discussion on 11 February 1741/42 to prepare and finalize an agreement between the heirs and assigns of John Hawes, late of Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), yeoman, deceased. The probate document identified each of the parties to the agreement, and their relationships to the deceased, as:

James Heaton of Rutland in the County of Worcester, yeoman, on behalf of himself and on behalf of his wife Eliony (Hawes) Heaton, one of the children and co-heirs of the estate of the deceased John Hawes.

James Heaton, again, on behalf of his brother Samuel Heaton of Hebron, in the County of Windham in the Colony of Connecticut, yeoman, and his wife Sarah (Hawes) Heaton, one of the children and co-heirs of the estate of John Hawes. James identified Samuel Heaton further by adding "alias Samuel Heaton, his brother, of Black River in the Jerseys in America, yeoman, and Sarah his wife, one of the children and co-heirs of the estate of John Hawes deceased."

Joseph Pratt of Dedham, yeoman, on behalf of himself and his wife Lydia (Hawes) Pratt, one of the children and co-heirs of the deceased John Hawes.

Ebenezer Ellis of Dedham, a wheelwright, on his own behalf and also on behalf of Samuel Everett. Samuel Everett was an heir of the deceased John Hawes as the son and only child of Mary (Hawes) Everett, late of Dedham, deceased, who had been the eldest daughter of the deceased John Hawes. Samuel Everett had assigned his share to Ebenezer Ellis

Hannah Hawes of Dedham, spinster, one of the children and co-heirs of the deceased John Hawes, on her own behalf.

Elizabeth Hawes of Dedham, spinster, one of the children and co-heirs of the deceased John Hawes, on her own behalf.

Grandson John Hawes on behalf of himself and his brothers and sisters. They were all identified as the children of John Hawes of Dedham, deceased, who had been a son of the deceased John Hawes. The other grandchildren, his brothers and sisters, were not named.

Daughter-in-Law Elizabeth (Warren) Hawes, widow of Samuel Hawes, late of Dedham, husbandman, deceased, on behalf of herself and her children. Her husband, the children's father, had been a son of the deceased John Hawes.

The agreement was signed by James Heaton, Joseph Pratt, Ebenezer Ellis, Hannah Hawes, Elizabeth Hawes, John Hawes and Elizabeth (Warren) Hawes. On 10 March 1741/42 in Boston, Joseph Pratt, Ebenezer Ellis, Hannah Hawes, Elizabeth Hawes and John Hawes acknowledged the instrument to be their voluntary act, and on 31 July 1742 in Boston, James Heaton and Elizabeth (Warren) Hawes made their acknowledgements.6
(6th Son-in-Law) Estate and Land11 February 1742Under the 11 February 1742 agreement, Joseph Pratt and Ebenezer Ellis received 11 acres and 8 rods of land belonging to the estate as it was situated, lying and being in Dedham in the Old Field, so called, as it is butted and bounded on the land of the widow Elizabeth (Warren) Hawes southerly, and on the land of Eleazer Fisher easterly and southeasterly and on common land in part northeasterly and on the brook northwesterly and on the land of the estate of John Hawes, deceased, on all other parts. Joseph Pratt and Ebenezer Ellis were also to pay all the debts belonging to the estate plus £7 16s funeral charges. Joseph Pratt and his wife Lydia (Hawes) Pratt also received three acres of meadow near what was called South Meadow and bounded on South Brook northeasterly and on the land of John Mackenab easterly and on what was called Hawes Hill southerly to a certain dam, for their full share in the whole estate of their father, John Hawes, deceased. Additionally, they, and each of the other heirs, received a one-seventh part of 14 acres on Hawes Hill.

The agreement then outlined how each of the seven parts of the 14 acres on Hawes Hill was to be divided. Joseph and Lydia (Hawes) Pratt had the first lot, adjoining his meadow; James and Eliony (Hawes) Heaton received the second lot; Samuel and Sarah (Hawes) Heaton received the third lot; Hannah Hawes, the fourth and Elizabeth Hawes, the fifth; grandson John Hawes, the sixth lot; and Ebenezer Ellis, the seventh lot adjoining Old Field. The lots were to be southeasterly and northwesterly and to be of unequal breadth at the southeasterly end, and also have convenient cart paths leading from the brook, to and over each of the lots.6
(Husband) Death7 February 1772Joseph became a widower when Lydia (Hawes) Pratt died on 7 February 1772.5,2
Death*14 June 1780He died on 14 June 1780 in Bellingham, Suffolk County.7,2

Family

Lydia Hawes b. 22 Aug 1697, d. 7 Feb 1772
Children1.Abigail Pratt5 b. 22 Oct 1720, d. 21 Mar 1765
2.Lydia Pratt5 b. 17 Oct 1722, d. 29 Mar 1789
3.Joseph Pratt5 b. 17 Feb 1724
4.Mary Pratt5 b. Sep 1727
5.Benjamin Pratt5 b. 5 Jun 1730, d. 16 May 1793
6.Hannah Pratt5 b. 21 Apr 1732

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation Two, pages 9-13. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  2. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 558. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 43. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S746] Boston, Massachusetts Marriages, 1700-1809, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 317. Hereinafter cited as Boston Marriages, 1700-1809.
  5. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs, Generation Three, pages 15-27.
  6. [S510] Suffolk County (Massachusetts) Probate Records, 1636-1899. Microreproduction of original records in the Suffolk County courthouse on 439 reels. Dates listed are approximate only. Miscellaneous docket lists estates not appearing in files, appointments of officers, and other miscellaneous records. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Probate# 7696, John Hawes Heirs Agreement, Film# 493867, Volumes 35-37 1740-1745, Book 36, pages 153-155. Hereinafter cited as Suffolk County Probate Records, 1636-1899.
  7. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Bellingham Deaths, Volume 1, page 206.