Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet

NameSamuel PRATT 686
Birth Date15 Oct 1772
Birth PlaceLancaster, Massachusetts
Bapt Date18 Oct 1772687
Bapt PlaceLancaster, Massachusetts
Death Date9 Sep 1845
Burial PlaceChester, Vermont (Brookside Cemetery)
FlagsGravestone documented
FatherJames PRATT (1752-1784)
MotherZerviah RUGG (1745-1806)
Misc. Notes
SAMUEL, 15 Oct 1772, Lancaster, Ma., s/o James b. 1752 and Zerviah (Rugg). Fa d. 1784; Worc. Co. Prob. #47767 is guard. pet’n for Samuel, minor Lancaster. M. there 5 May 1799 Mary HENRY. Two chn in nearby Sterling VR for Samuel and Mary. Other chn in B#536 wh. ind. they also res. Antrim (Hillsboro) NH. On p. 349 Worc. Co., Ma. 1800: 10010-00010. Rem. w/bro James Jr. to Windham Co., Vt. IGI lists chn of Samuel, w. unnamed, at Barnard (Windsor) Vt.; some of them in VR for Samuel and Mary. Ind. p. 476 there 1810. He d. 9 Sept 1845, age 73. Widow Mary d. 12 May 1852, age 78; bur. at Chester Cem’y.”

Rupp gives his birthdate as 19 Oct 1772 and his birthplace as Barre, Massachusetts.688

The children Martha, Rosella, and Alanda are not listed by Rupp, who says the seven children she does record were “all b. in Sterling, Mass.”688 The published vital records of Sterling list the first two children, Samuel Henry and Mary Foster, but not the others.543
Birth Date5 Aug 1774539
Birth PlaceLeicester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts
Death Date12 May 1852690,686
Burial PlaceChester, Vermont (Brookside Cemetery)
FatherRobert HENRY (1732-)
MotherSusanna YOUNG (1741-)
Misc. Notes
The ancestry of Mary Henry now given here is based on Rupp’s chapter in the Henry Genealogy, although some chronological details of the earliest branches may have been subject to romantic embellishment.691
Marr Date5 May 1799
Marr PlaceLancaster, Massachusetts
ChildrenSamuel Henry (1800-1866)
 Mary Foster (1802-1864)
 James Paris (1804-1806)
 Morilla (Marilla) Weston (Twin) (1806-1891)
 Martha (Marilla?) (Twin) (1806-)
 Rosella (Twin) (1806-)
 Alanda (Twin) (1809-)
 Almeda Young (Twin) (1809-1841)
 James Ozro (1812-1841)
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