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Louise James Pratt

Female 1852 - 1946  (93 years)


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  • Name Louise James Pratt  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 12 Jul 1852  Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 26 Sep 1852  Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    HEAL Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia  [8
    Died 16 Jan 1946  North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10
    Buried 18 Jan 1946  Southview Cemetery, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10
    Notes 
    • Listed in 1880 MA Census, age 25, at home, born Mass.

      Listed as a child of Caroline E. Pratt, of full age, residing in No. Adams, MA in Probate petition re: Henry James to Columbia County Surrogates Court by George Tator, 13 Jun 1893

      Living in No. Adams, MA on 29 Jan 1895

      Listed in 1900 MA Census, born Jul 1852, age 47, single, born Mass., living with parents

      Listed in 1910 MA Census, Berkshire Co., No. Adams, age 48, single, born Mass., father born Mass., mother born England, living at 82 Union St. with brother William and boarder Sarah McDowell

      Louise (Pratt) also worked some in the engraving department, transferring the designs for printing the cloth onto the great metal rolls. That work had a special name, but at the moment I can't seem to recall what it was (pantographer?)

      Pantograph- device used to copy design and engrave it on big rollers used to print cloth. As a child I (Alice Bradford Bolt) watched this being done at Windsor Print Works

      Listed in 1920 MA Census, age 68, single, no occupation, living with brother William

      Church burial record: Louise James Pratt, 93, 127 Hall St., No. Adams, cause brochial pneumonia, Rev. William Carmichael

      Age 93, died at Knapp Convalescent home in Adams. Until about two years ago, she had resided for 15 years with her sister-in-law, Mrs. John T. Pratt of 127 Hall St. The only survivors are several nieces and nephews.

      Last address: 125 Hall St.

      AE: 93y, 6m, 1d

      Buried at Southview Cemetery, East half of SE quarter, Section A, Lot 4, Grave 4.

      Louise must have been far ahead of her time... she smoked cigarettes, secretly of course [8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19]
    Person ID I13177  Mindrum
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2008 

    Father William Wyman Pratt,   b. Oct 1819, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1903, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Caroline Elizabeth Maria James,   b. Abt 1829, Spetisbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1907, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 26 May 1848  Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 20
    • Rev. M. Tuttle, Hudson
    Family ID F9154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Pratt family headstone, Southview Cemetery
    Pratt family headstone, Southview Cemetery
    Pratt, William W., Caroline E. James, William W. Jr., Louise
    Pratt, William W., Caroline E. James, William W. Jr., Louise
    Pratt, Louise
    Pratt, Louise

  • Sources 
    1. [S184] Church records from Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, NY, compiled 1991 by Linda L. Fenoff, City of Hudson Deputy Historian, Louisa.

    2. [S996] 1880 Federal Census, No. Adams, Berkshire County, MA, Enum. Dist. 55, page 53, Louisa.

    3. [S992] 1900 Federal Census, No. Adams, Berkshire County, MA, Ward 4, Enum. Dist. 52, sheet 10, Louise.

    4. [S991] Caroline James Pratt obituary, undated, no newspaper name, Louise.

    5. [S2671] Southview Cemetery Headstones, North Adams, Masssachusetts, Louise.

    6. [S184] Church records from Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, NY, compiled 1991 by Linda L. Fenoff, City of Hudson Deputy Historian.

    7. [S2671] Southview Cemetery Headstones, North Adams, Masssachusetts.

    8. [S993] Cemetery Dept., No. Adams, MA City Hall.

    9. [S1020] Miss Louise James Pratt obituary, No. Adams Transcript, 17 Jan 1946.

    10. [S1021] St. John's Church Parish Register, 1939-1951, Vol. 7, North Adams, Massachusetts, p. 138.

    11. [S996] 1880 Federal Census, No. Adams, Berkshire County, MA, Enum. Dist. 55, page 53.

    12. [S183] Probate petition re: Henry James to Columbia County Surrogates Court by George Tator, 13 Jun 1893.

    13. [S998] Letter from Columbia County, NY probate regarding estate of Henry James, deceased. 29 Jan 1895.

    14. [S992] 1900 Federal Census, No. Adams, Berkshire County, MA, Ward 4, Enum. Dist. 52, sheet 10.

    15. [S1017] 1910 Massachusetts Census, Berkshire Co., No. Adams, Enum. Dist. 55, p. 20A.

    16. [S1001] Letter from Susan Pratt Lipka to Harry D. (Pete) Pratt, December, 1991.

    17. [S251] Letter from Alice Bradford Bolt to George K. Pratt, 12 Feb 1992.

    18. [S1018] 1920 Federal Census, No. Adams, Berkshire County, MA, Enum. Dist. 40, sheet 16A.

    19. [S1021] St. John's Church Parish Register, 1939-1951, Vol. 7, North Adams, Massachusetts.

    20. [S990] Deaths, Marriages and Miscellaneous from Hudson, New York Newspapers, Kinship, Rhinebeck, NY 1980, from Hendrick Hudson Chapter, DAR, Hudson, NY.