Individual Record 738

Name}   Pratt, Kenneth Raymond Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam  8 Oct 1912 Place} Tyrol Twp., Griggs, North Dakota
Marr.: Date} Fam 10 Nov 1935 Place} Carrington, Foster, North Dakota     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 27 Apr 1982 Place} Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado
Burial: Date} Aft 27 Apr 1982 Place}  
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 281 = Family notes
Source 2} 388 = Family notes
Source 3} 385 = Obituaries
Source 4} 965 = 1915 ND cen
Source 5} 966 = 1920 USA cen
Source 6} 967 = 1925 ND cen
Source 7} 968 = 1930 USA cen
Source 8} 1559=1940 USA cen
Source 9} 1004=Index
Source 10}1018=Death record
Source 11}551 = S.S. record
Parents: } Robert Hamilton Pratt & Mary Detwiller
   Relationship No.} 262
1st Household No.} 389 = Tyrol Twp., Griggs, North Dakota
      Occupation 1} Printer
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:   Prime} Burk, Phyllis Mildred
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Kenneth Raymond Pratt was born 8 Oct 1912 in Tyrol Twp, Griggs, North Dakota.  His parents were Robert Hamilton Pratt and Mary Detwiller.  His older siblings were Robert Earl, born in 1900, Erma Mae, 1902, Marion Ida, 1905, Howard Henry, 1909, and Wallace Irving, 1910.

In the 1915 North Dakota census, the family was living on their farm in Tyrol Twp., Griggs, about 6 miles north of Cooperstown.  His father Robert was a grain farmer, and also raised stock.  In the 1920 U.S. census, the family was complete, with his brother Lawrence Everett, born in 1917.  In the 1930 U.S. census, Howard, 21, and Earl, 29, were doing farm labor.  Also still at home were Wallace, 19, Kenneth, 17, and Lawrence, 12.  Their two sisters had since married.  According to the 1940 U.S. census, Kenneth was living in Morton County, North Dakota in 1935.

Kenneth married Phyllis Mildred Burk on 10 Nov 1935 in Carrington, Foster, North Dakota.  In the 1940 U.S. census, Kenneth and Mildred were living in Grand Forks, Grand Forks, North Dakota.  Their son Michael S. Pratt was 3 years.  Kenneth was a printer with W-R Printing Company, had 2 years of college, and had earned $1,700. in the prior year.  They owned their residence, valued at $2,600.  Living with the family was Maynard R. Burke, 25, Phyllis' brother.  He was a stock clerk for a retail department store.

Kenneth served in the U.S. Navy from 5 Apr 1945 to 2 Mar 1946.  It is not known where Kenneth and Phyllis were living when their second child was born, but by 1957, they were living in Colorado, where their last two children were born.

Kenneth died 27 Apr 1982 in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado.  His burial place is unknown.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} College, 2 yr       or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service} Navy                        for the State of} United States
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 24 Feb 2014
Date Created}    5 Jun 1993
Copyright © 2014 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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