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Pratt, S V

PRATT, CALLAHAM, CURRIE, FILCHER

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Date: 9/13/2016 at 13:07:22

S. V. PRATT, farming, P.O. Crescent City, was born in Chattooga Co., Ga., April 10, 1852, son of C. F. PRATT, born in Abbeville Co., S.C., October 19, 1824, and Gabrilla (CALLAHAM) PRATT, born in Abbeville Co., S.C., which place the parents left and came to Chattooga County, Ga., where S. V. was born and spent his childhood days attending common schools. He was one of nine children, eight of whom are living. In 1869, he with his parents came West, stopped at Omaha a short time, and the same year came to Pottawattamie County and engaged in lumbering and saw-milling until 1880, when he changed to farming, which he is still pursuing. Mr. PRATT married Maggie T. CURRIE, in Crescent City, Iowa, December 10, 1878; she was born in Utah, September 6, 1860, daughter of John CURRIER, born in Scotland in 1836, and Elizabeth A. (FILCHER) CURRIE, born in England in 1837.

Mr. Pratt belongs to the church of Latter Day Saints. In politics, he is a Greenbacker, having been elected to township offices on that ticket; he is a member of the M.P. Society.

Submitted by: Mona Sarratt Knight, 2002.
Source: History of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, 1907
From the Earliest Historic Times to 1907
By Homer H. Field and Hon. Joseph R. Reed; 1907, The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.


 

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