Doddridge County Roots

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Nancy PRATT

Female 1838 - 1903  (65 years)


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  • Name Nancy PRATT 
    Born 15 Feb 1838  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Birth date given in 1900 Census as Nov 1837.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850, 1860  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1862  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1870, 1900  McElroy District, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In household with family of daughter Aggie and son-in-law James Stubbs.
    Died 30 Dec 1903  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Wilbur Cemetery, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I49681  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2017 

    Father William Scott PRATT,   b. 18 Nov 1795,   d. 7 Oct 1863  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Martha UNDERWOOD,   b. 24 Jan 1806,   d. 28 Apr 1888, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F11667  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Robert Washington DAVIS,   b. CA 1836,   d. Bef Aug 1860  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Married Apr 1857  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Marriage Bond 13 Apr 1857  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • 1860 Census, Tyler Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Aug 8 1860:
      Nancy Davis, 22, housekeeper, value of real estate (blank), value of personal estate $300; Elizabeth Davis, 2.
      The next enumerated household was that of Nancy's parents, William & Martha (Underwood) Pratt, and her younger siblings.
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Ann DAVIS,   b. 1858, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1923  (Age 65 years)
    Family ID F48018  Group Sheet

    Family 2 James S. SMITH,   b. 6 Oct 1841, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1863, Romney, Hampshire Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)  [6, 7
    Married 23 Jan 1862  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    +1. William Washington SMITH,   b. 30 Dec 1862, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1948, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Family ID F34969  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Bambridge ASH,   b. 10 Jun 1832, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1869, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1867  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1870 Census, Tyler Co, WV (McElroy Twp), enumerated on Jul 19 1870:
      Bambridge Ash, 37, farmer, value of real estate $2,000, value of personal estate $300; Nancy, 32; Henry, 12; Ann, 12; William, 7; Mary, 6; Ida, 1.
      NOTE: Henry was actually William Henry Ash, Bambridge's son from his marriage to Minerva Underwood. Ann was Elizabeth Ann Davis, Nancy's daughter from her marriage to Robert Washington Davis. William was William Washington Smith, Nancy's son from her marriage to James S. Smith. Mary was Mary Virginia Ash, Bambridge's daughter from his marriage to Minerva Underwood. Ida Agnes Ash was the only child that Bambridge and Nancy had together.

      1880 Census, Tyler Co, WV (McElroy District), enumerated on Jun 23/24 1880:
      Nancy Ash, 42, widowed; stepdau Mary V. Jones, 16, married; stepdau (sic) Ida A. Jones (sic), 11; stepson William W. Smith, 17, single.
      NOTE: Ida should have been identified as daughter Ida A. Ash. [9]
    Children 
    +1. Ida Agnes ASH,   b. 9 Oct 1868, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1943, Shirley, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F20496  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Dec 1903 - Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilbur Cemetery, Tyler Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
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    113438_RobertWDavis_NancyPratt_MarriageBond_TylerCoWVa_13Apr1857.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S2568] West Virginia Deaths Index, 1853-1973 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    2. [S2293] Tyler County Marriage Records, Middlebourne, WV.

    3. [S2276] 1860 Census, Tyler County, (W)VA.

    4. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    5. [S2293] Tyler County Marriage Records, Middlebourne, WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12050706&Type=Marriage.

    6. [S1567] Marriage record of son.

    7. [S1604] Death record of son.

    8. [S2293] Tyler County Marriage Records, Middlebourne, WV, MR Line 3 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12038362&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as James S. Smith, single, 20, b. Tyler Co, res. Doddridge Co, son of John & Betty Smith, occupation farmer; and Nancy Davis, widowed, 23, b. & res. in Tyler Co, dau of Wm. & Martha Pratt. Married Jan 23 1862 in Tyler County, officiated by William James.

    9. [S1590] Death record of daughter.