Monday, July 16, 2007

Query: WOOD/PRATT of Hancock County

WOOD/PRATT--Seeking information about the ancestry of both Harry Fletcher WOOD (born 28 September 1891; died 1957) and Nellie Mae PRATT (born 6 September 1896; died 22 April 1989), who were married 3 December 1912 in Hancock County, Indiana. I am related through their son, Hugh Forest Wood (born 1918).

Harry Fletcher Wood (1891-1957) was the son of James R. Wood (born about 1863) and Cora A. DAVIDSON (born June 1868), who were married 9 June 1886 in Hancock County, Indiana.

James R. Wood (ca. 1863-?) was the son of John C. Wood (born about 1835 in ?Ohio?) and Phoebe APPLEGATE (born about 1835), who were married 3 December 1854 in Hancock County, Indiana.

Cora A. Davidson (1868-?) was the daughter of Henry S. Davidson (born about 1826 in ?Ohio?) and Margaret J. BILLS (born abt 1831 in ?Indiana?), who were married 27 September 1866 in Henry County, Indiana.

Nellie Mae Pratt (1896-1989) was the daughter of James J. Pratt (born about 1845) and Louisa Melvina LAWSON (born December 1859 in Marion County, Indiana), who were married 13 August 1879 in Hancock County. James J. Pratt had previous marriages to Mary F. CRAGAN on 10 October 1867 in Hancock County and to Amanda Lawson on 27 December 1874 in Hancock County.

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1 comment:

  1. Hello, I recently received a Probate Record on my Rev. Reuben Wright, who died in Hancock Co. in 1856. Reuben was living, at the time of death, with his daughter, Margaret & her husband, Thos B. Miller in Greenfield, IN. These Wrights were from VA originally & were active in the early days of the Methodist-Episcopal Church. On the Probate Record, there was a signature of Appraisers, Hugh Pratt & Samuel Barrett. I found Hugh Pratt in the census & see where he was also from VA & about the same age as Reuben's children. Do you know where they were from or if they were related in any way to the Wright family of Hancock, Wayne, Henry Co. IN area?
    Thank you, Diane Ethridge,