Jerry M. Prather (head) 35/Sep 1864 KY>KY>KY Farmer Married 11 Years Ida B. Prather (wife) 29/Sep 1870 KY>KY>KY 5 Children, 5 Living Lee R. Prather (son) 10/Aug 1889 KY>KY>KY At School Charles Prather (son) 8/Jul 1891 KY>KY>KY Sally B. Prather (daughter) 6/Jul 1893 KY>KY>KY Katie M. Prather (daughter) 4/Feb 1896 KY>KY>KY Annie Prather (daughter) 1/Aug 1898 KY>KY>KY
In 1910 they reside in the same place. Additional children are Hugh Mc., 7 & Lewis, 5.
U.S., World War I Draft Registration Card:
Name: Lee Prather County: Mercer State: Kentucky Birthplace: Woodford County, USA Birth Date: 24 Aug 1889 Race: Caucasian (White) Age: 27 Occupation: Ship Building Employer: Great Lake Ship Yds., River *Roue(?), Michigan Single or Married: Single (He's really widowed) Dependents: One Baby Height/Build: Medium/Stout Color of Eyes/Hair: Gray/Light Signature: Lee Prather Date: June 4th, 1917 *I believe it's supposed to be Rouge.
In 1920 J. M. & Ida B. reside in Mercer County.Living with them are some of their children, an uncle + an 8 year-old grandson, "Bertram" L. Prather. The next visit is to son Charles & his family.The visit after that is to widowed Lee Prather.
Kentucky, Birth Index:
Name: Bertraud L. Prather(His name's really Bertrand) Date of Birth: 21 Jun 1911 County: Mercer Mother's name: Bessie Baike (Barker) Volume Number: 75 Certificate Number: 29813 Volume Year: 1911
Kentucky, Death Record:
Name: Bessie Prather Death Date: 1 Jul 1912 Death Location: Mercer Age: 20 Gender: Female Ethnicity: White Birth Date: 6 May 1892 Birth Location: Owen, Kentucky Father's Name: John Barker Father's Birth Location: Owen, Kentucky Mother's name: Sarah Redding Mother's Birth Location: Owen, Kentucky Cause of Death: Tuberculosis of Lungs Informant: Ida B. Prather Burial/Removal: Providence
In 1930 & 1940, Jerry & Ida are back in Woodford County. Bertrand is married to Dorothy May & they have a 1 & 4/12 year-old child, Bertrand Jr., born in Ohio. They also reside in Woodford.
Kentucky, Death Records:
Name: Ida Belle Prather Death Date: 13 Jun 1949 Death Location: Fayette Age: 78 Gender: Female Ethnicity: White Birth Date: 15 Sep 1870 Birth Location: Woodford, Kentucky Father's Name: C. P. Mitchell Mother's name: Betty Black Cause of Death: Cerebral Hemmorage due to Hypertension Informant: J. M. Prather Burial/Removal: Providence Cemetery, McAfee, Mercer Co.
Name: Jerry Martin Prather Death Date: 11 Sep 1952 Death Location: Fayette Age: 87 Gender: Male Ethnicity: White Birth Date: 17 Sep 1864 Birth Location: Nicholas Father's Name: Jerry Prather Mother's name: Sallie Collins Cause of Death: Terminal (I can't make out the rest), due to Arteriosclerotic Cardio Vascular ???? Disease. Informant: BLANK Burial: Providence Cemetery, Mercer Co.
California Death Index:
Name: Bertrand L. Prather Social Security #: 317014202 Sex: Male Birth Date: 25 Jun 1911 (Birth Index shows the 21st) Birthplace: Kentucky Death Date: 17 Apr 1993 Death Place: Los Angeles Mother's Maiden Name: Barker
Name: Dorothy Prather SSN: 403-24-2567 Last Residence: 92380Canyon Lake, Riverside, California, United States of America Born: 5 Sep 1912 Died: Sep 1975 State (Year) SSN issued: Kentucky (Before 1951)