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Clara/Carrie Louise Pratt

Female 1878 - 1942  (63 years)


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  • Name Clara/Carrie Louise Pratt  [1, 2, 3
    Born 5 Sep 1878  North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 5 Sep 1878  St. John's Episcopal Church, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation Teacher  [8
    Died 25 Feb 1942  Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    Buried Southview Cemetery, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10
    Notes 
    • Baptism sponsors: parents and Mrs. N. L. Pratt

      Living at 125 Hall St., No. Adams at time of marriage

      1920 MA Census, Berkshire Co., Pittsfield City, Enum. Dist. 70, p. 8A, Carrie L. Exford, age 41 born MA, parents born MA, with husband Ernest C., sons Robert P. and Donald C.

      1930 MA Census, Berkshire Co., Pittsfield, Carrie L. Exford, age 51, first married age 29, born MA, father born RI, mother born MA

      Mrs. Carrie Pratt Exford, 63, wife of Ernest C. Exford of 32 Hampshire street, Pittsfield, and daughter of Mrs. John T. Pratt of 127 Hall street, North Adams, died at the House of Mercy hospital in Pittsfield. She was born in North Adams, attended Drury high school where she was graduated with the class of 1897, and the old North Adams Normal school, now the State Teachers college, where she was graduated in 1899. She taught for a short time in Great Barrington and then accepted a position as teacher in the grammar grades at Drury academy where she served until her marriage. She and Mr. Exford had made their home in Pittsfield for about 30 years. A member of St. John's Episcopal church while she resided here, she was an active communicant at St. Stephen's church in Pittsfield since moving to that city. Besides her husband and her mother, Mrs. Exford leaves two sons, Robert and Dr. Donald Exford, both of Pittsfield; two brothers, former Mayor Archie J. Pratt and Harry E. Pratt, both of North Adams, and a sister, Mrs. John Mallon of Chatham, NY. Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been announced. [8, 9, 11, 12, 13]
    Person ID I14883  Mindrum
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2008 

    Father John Thomas Pratt,   b. 1850, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1922, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Phoebe Ellen McClatchey,   b. 20 Oct 1858, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1949, Chatham, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1877  North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • A.B. Jennings, St. John's Chapel
    Notes 
    • First marriage for both people [15]
    Photos
    Pratt, John T. Family
    Pratt, John T. Family
    L-R, Archie, Phoebe, John, Susan, Harry, Carrie, at home at 80 N. Holden, No. Adams, MA
    Family ID F9182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ernest Charles Exford,   b. 16 Aug 1883, Pownal, Bennington, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1967, Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1908  St. John's Episcopal Church, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Notes 
    • First marriage for both people
      Rev. John C. Tebbetts [8]
    Children 
     1. Robert Pratt (Bob) Exford,   b. 27 Aug 1909, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1996, Naples, Collier, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Dr. Donald Charles Exford,   b. 10 Apr 1914, Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1990  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2002 
    Family ID F10366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Pratt, Carrie, Archie and Susan
    Pratt, Carrie, Archie and Susan

    Headstones
    Exford, Carrie Pratt
    Exford, Carrie Pratt
    Pratt-Mallon-Exford family headstone, Southview Cemetery
    Pratt-Mallon-Exford family headstone, Southview Cemetery

  • Sources 
    1. [S1007] North Adams, Massachusetts Vital Records, Births 1878 to 1900, Clara, Book 1, p. 2.

    2. [S997] St. John’s Church Parish Register, Carrie Louise, Vol. 3, p. 5.

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

    4. [S1007] North Adams, Massachusetts Vital Records, Births 1878 to 1900, Book 1, p. 2.

    5. [S997] St. John’s Church Parish Register, Vol. 3, p. 5.

    6. [S1004] 1900 US Census, Massachusetts, Berkshire, North Adams Ward 3, District 50.

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

    8. [S994] St. John's Church Parish Register, Vol. 4.

    9. [S1391] Carrie Pratt Exford obituary, Wed., 25 Feb 1942.

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

    11. [S997] St. John’s Church Parish Register.

    12. [S1008] 1920 MA Census.

    13. [S1392] 1930 MA Census, Berkshire Co., Pittsfield, Enum. Dist. 62, p. 11B.

    14. [S1002] North Adams, Massachusetts Vital Records, Marriages to 1878, Book 3, p. 13.

    15. [S1002] North Adams, Massachusetts Vital Records, Marriages to 1878.

    16. [S994] St. John's Church Parish Register, Vol. 4, p. 73.