|Name} Pratt, Robert Hamilton||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Male|
|Birth: Date} Fam 25 Dec 1865||Place} Goderich Twp., Huron, Ontario|
|Marr.: Date} Fam 20 Dec 1899||Place} , Griggs, North Dakota (Link)|
|Death: Date} Exa 20 Apr 1941||Place} , Griggs, North Dakota|
|Burial: Date} Aft 20 Apr 1941||Place} Cooperstown Cemetery, Griggs, North Dakota|
|Grave Marker} No||
|Parents: } George W. Pratt & Mary Jane Hamilton|
Relationship No.} None
|1st Household No.} 388 = Goderich Twp., Huron South, Ontario|
| Occupation 1} Farmer, stock raiser |
Occupation 2} Store manager
|Religion/Church} W. Methodist|
Total Number of} 1
|Notes: Robert Hamilton Pratt was born 25 Dec 1865 in Goderich, Huron County, Ontario., the
second of five children born to George W. Pratt and Mary Jane Hamilton.
The couple, born in Ontario, were of Irish descent. George was a farmer and
weaver by trade.
In the 1871 Canada census, the family was living in Goderich Twp. Huron South,
Ontario, and all five children were attending school. According to the 1940 U.S.
census, Robert had an eighth grade education. In 1881, the family immigrated
to the United States, settling in Quincy, a small settlement near the Red River and
Grandin in North Dakota. In 1891, they moved on to homestead in Tyrol Township,
Griggs County, six miles north of Cooperstown.|
Robert married Mary Detwiller on 20 Dec 1899 in Griggs County, North Dakota. In the 1900 U.S. census, Robert and Mary Pratt were living in Tyrol Twp., Griggs, North Dakota. Robert was a farmer. His cousin William J. Pratt, age 23, was living with them, and they had a servant named Elmer Vollan, age 22. Both William and Elmer were doing farm labor.
In the 1910 U.S. census, Robert and Mary were living in Cooperstown, Griggs County. Robert was the manager of some kind of shop. They had four children, namely Robert, born in 1900, Erma, 1902, Ida, 1905, and Howard, 1909. By the 1915 North Dakota census, they had two more children, namely Wallace, born in 1910, and Kenneth, 1912. They were now on their own farm, which was about 6 miles north of Cooperstown. Robert was a grain farmer.
In the 1920 U.S. census, Lawrence, born in 1917, had been added to the family. The entire family was together in the 1925 North Dakota census, but by the 1930 U.S. census ,their two daughters had married and moved out. In the 1940 U.S. census, only Lawrence was living at home.
Robert died 20 Apr 1941, in Griggs County, North Dakota. He is buried in the Cooperstown Cemetery, Griggs, North Dakota.
|Time of Birth}||Time of Death}||Fraternal/Social}|
|Confirm. Date}||Photos} None|
|Immigr'n Date} 1881||Port}|
|Education: Grade} or Top 2 Degrees}|
|Military: Service} for the State of}|
Cause of Death}
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