Obit: Pratt, Edwin T. (1838 - 1917)

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----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 11/29/1917

Pratt, Edwin T. (16 MAR 1838 - 20 NOV 1917)

Edwin Thos. Pratt was born in Bolton, Warren Co., N.Y., March 16, 1838, died in Greenwood, Clark County, Wis., Nov. 20, 1917. The subject of this sketch received his education in the common schools of Bolton, after which he was engaged in farming until Jan. 1884, where he kept a store and livery. He then came to Weston township, Clark County, Wis., where he engaged in farming until 1888, in which year he came to Greenwood. He built a large store and engaged in the grocery business, later selling out to Klinke Bros. He was married Dec. 18, 1858 to Betsy Ann Middleton of Warrensburg, N.Y. To this union seven children were born, four of which still survive, Charles H. Pratt of Salem, Ore., George F. Pratt, Hiley M. Pratt and Mrs. Minnie Hogue of this city, also twelve grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

The funeral was held last Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock from the house, Rev. Rainey officiating. Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery.



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