Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Thomas Pratt

Male 1721 - 1766  (45 years)


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  • Name Thomas Pratt 
    Born 1721  'Eden' King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Oct 1766  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I39024  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father John Pratt,   b. Abt 1686, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1725, King George County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Burkett,   b. Bef 1690, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1750, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Aft 31 Mar 1708  Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Vivion,   b. 1724, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret H. Pratt,   b. Abt 1744, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1836, Alexandria, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)  [natural]
     2. Frances Pratt,   b. 14 Sep 1748, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1830, King George County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth Pratt,   b. 1754, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Susannah Pratt,   b. 8 Feb 1756, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Mildred Pratt,   b. 4 Sep 1759, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1854, Morgan County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)  [natural]
     6. John Burkett Pratt,   b. 1761, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     7. Thomas Pratt,   b. 28 Jun 1765, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1797, Eden, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F16490  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1753-1765 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 4; [Antient Press]; Page 69-72
      ndenture made 24th/25th September 1753 between THOS. PRATT and MARGARET his wife of Parish Hanover in county King George & THOMAS VIVION of same .. by deeds of lease and release .. for sum of one hundred pounds current money of Virginia .. sold all that parcel of land whereon said Thomas Vivion now lives .. 200 acres .. which said land was conveyed to Margaret (the wife of Thomas Pratt) by WILLIAM LETMAN and FRANCES his wife & MARY BOWEN Sister of the said Letman as by deeds of lease and release recorded in county court of King George ..
      Presence Will. Jett, Thos. Pratt
      Joseph Jones, F. Jett Junr., Margaret Pratt
      Thos. Jett
      At a court held 7th February 1754 .. Deeds of lease and release admitted to record.
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      1753-1765 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 4; [Antient Press]; Page 72-73
      King George County .. George the second .. to PETER DANIEL, WILLIAM FITZHUGH and JOHN STUART Gent. Justices of Stafford County greeting.
      Whereas THOMAS PRATT and MARGARET his wife by their Indenture dated 24th/25th September 1753 have conveyed to THOMAS VIVION Gent. .. 200 acres .. and Whereas said Margaret cannot conveniently travel to our county court .. receive the acknowledgment which she be willing to make .. ROBERT ARMISTEAD Clerk county court of King George 12th February 1754.
      Commission returned 26th April 1754 by Peter Daniel, John Stuart.
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      1748-1767 Stafford County, Virginia Will Book O; [Antient Press]; pp. 513-514 In Name of God Amen I THOMAS PRATT of Stafford County do make my last will & Testament .. Imprimis
      I give to JOHN BOWEN two Negroe girls, but if said John Bowen should die before he arrives at age of 21 years, I give the said Negroe girl Joan to my son JOHN BIRKET PRATT & the Negroe Alice to my son THOMAS PRATT & heirs.
      Item I give to my beloved wife MARGARET PRATT during her natural life, all the Lands to which she was intitled before our Intermarriage, together with all my household furniture & one equal part with my children, of all my Negroes & Personal Estate and I do hereby give unto my said Wife, full power to dispose of her said share in my Negroes & Personal Estate among my children in such proportion & in such manner as she pleases.
      Item I give unto my son John Birket Pratt the Neck part of land whereon my brother BIRKET PRATT lived, and a piece of Land known by the name of the Sandy Bottom to him and heirs ..
      Item I give unto my Son THOMAS PRATT and heirs, the following pieces of land to, wit, the Tract of Land wherein my Sister HUNGERFORD lives in the County of King George, the part known by the name of the Forest Quarter & the part called Chapmans, but it is my desire, and I do hereby authorize my Executors to sell & dispose of the said land called Chapman, and to make effectual conveyances in the law for the same, if they can dispose of it for such a price, as they shall think equal to it's value, but if not, in such case I do hereby confirm the devise of the same to my son Thomas ., heirs.
      Item it is my will, that all my Negroes except those already disposed of, be equally divided among all my children, but my intention to makeing the Division of my Negroes is, that my Executors hereafter named keep the whole together in their hands, to be worked upon m several Plantations for the Joint support of my wife & children & the overplus of the profits arising from their crops, to be applied to the payment of my Debts. and that my said Executors make division of my said Negroes as my children shall respectively arrive to the age of 21 years or are married. Still keeping in their hands the proportions of all those that shall be under age & unmarried for their joint Support.
      Item I give unto my two Sons, John Birkett & Thomas Pratt, all my Stocks of every Sort, equally be divided between them, they paying equally to each of my Daughters as they arrive to age, or are married, the sum of 30 pounds.
      Item it is my desire that my Executors after defraying the Necessary charges of my Family, sell all my crops of tobocca appoint my beloved Wife, as long as she shall remain Single, together with ROBERT BROOKING, VIVION BROOKING and THOMAS BUNBURY Executors of this .. and I do appoint Vivion Brooking Guardian of my two Sons .. 8th March 1766 Thomas Pratt
      Will Bernard, John Bryan Senr., Cal. Jones
      Stafford County SC October Court 1766 The within Will presented by Margaret Pratt and Thos. Bunbury " made oath .. proved .. Certificate granted for obtaining Probate ..

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