Mary Pratt1,2,3,4,5

(9 September 1643 or 30 September 1643 - 26 March 1704)

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Relationship9th great-grandmother of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree
FatherRichard Pratt6 (29 Jun 1615 - btwn 8 May 1691 - 6 Oct 1691)
MotherMary ( - aft 8 May 1691)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildMary Pratt was born on 9 September 1643 or 30 September 1643, in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England.6,7,8
BrideMary Pratt married Deacon Thomas Skinner, son of Thomas Skinner and Mary, say about 1665 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England.6,9
DeceasedShe died on 26 March 1704 in Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut.10,8,11

Children with Deacon Thomas Skinner:

Founder or First Settler

Circa 1700, Mary Skinner and Deacon Thomas Skinner were among the founders/first settlers of Colchester, New London Co., Connecticut Colony, New England. Thomas (as well as his sons John, Richard, Benjamin and Ebenezer) is named among the original proprietors of Colchester. The town records (vol. 1, p.1) show that at a town meeting on 31 January 1702, Thomas and his son Benjamin were granted a portion of the "Little Round meadow lying West from the town with the Swamp;" and in "May, 1702. granted and layd out unto Thomas Skiner a home lot in length 160 rods, in bredth 21 rods, bounded east by the street, north by John Waters his home lot, west on the Comons - further Thomas Skiner hath granted and layd out for his first Deuision (Division) 60 Akers Joyning Micaiell Tantors land on the southeast side, on the east of the littell Meadow. Bounded it by a run of water, by Micaiell Taintors (sic) land, so runeth westerly by said Tantor and the highway 138 Rods, to bounds set by the highway.12,8

Sources - Citations

  1. [S161] National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Compiler, Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online www.ancestry.com, (Louisville, Kentucky), Various Applicants, on Microfilm, 508 rolls.
  2. [S109] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, (Online subscription database. Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com Operations, Provo, Utah); These records consist of information of varying accuracy and need confirmation from original sources. Birth year: 1643; Birth city: Charleston; Birth state: MA.
  3. [S109] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Online subscription database. ancestry.com, Birth year: 1643; Birth city: Charlestown; Birth state: MA.
  4. [S161] Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, about Mary Pratt.
  5. [S212] Genealogical Society of Utah - Compiler, British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd Edition: England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, Intellectual Reserve, copyright 2002). Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
  6. [S954] New England Historic Genealogical Register (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-), 167:15-22; Stanley E. Pratt, Richard Pratt of Maldon, Essex, and Malden, Massachusetts; names, events, dates, relationships, locations;.
  7. [S642] Natalie R. Fernald, Compiler, The Skinner Kinsmen, The Descendants of Thomas Skinner of Malden Massachusetts (Washington, D.C.: Pioneer Press, 1900), pg. 8, says born Sept. 9th or 30th.
  8. [S954] NEHGS - Register, 53:401; Zoeth Skinner Elderdge, Lieutenant John Skinner of the Continental Army; names, events, dates, relationships, locations.
  9. [S642] Natalie R. Fernald, The Skinner Kinsmen, pg. 8.
  10. [S150] Lorraine Cook, Compiler, The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002), Death date: 26 Mar 1704; Death place: Colchester; Colchester Town Records p. 68.
  11. [S642] Natalie R. Fernald, The Skinner Kinsmen, pg. 8, and pg. 9 takes date from Colchester Town Records pg. 68.
  12. [S642] Natalie R. Fernald, The Skinner Kinsmen, ppg. 8, 9.
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