Seek ancestry and siblings of Roswell Pratt. He married Hannah Hull 14 May 1797 at Cheshire Church in Cheshire, New Haven Co., CT by Rev. John Foote [“Early CT Marriages, Third Book,” page 61]. Roswell Pratt died 25 Nov 1825 (age 61) at Winchester [“Barbour Collection of CT Town VRs,” Waterbury, page 281].
Roswell Pratt is recorded in these census takings:
1800, Waterbury, New Haven Co., CT: 2 males <10, 1 male 26-44, 1 female 16-25.
1810, Sandisfield, Berkshire Co., MA: 2 males <10, 1 male 26-44, 2 females <10, 1 female 26-44.
1820, Waterbury, New Haven Co., CT: 1 male >45, 1 female <10, 1 female 10-16, 1 female 26-45.
Children of Roswell & Hannah Pratt (first three recorded at Sandisfield):
<> Hannah Maria Pratt, born 15 Apr 1802. [Note: Did she marry Erastus L. Parker?]
<> Francis Hull Pratt, born 11 May 1805; married 10 Sep 1832 in Waterbury Emeline Moss, daughter of Amos Hull of Litchfield; children (recorded at Waterbury):
<> Henry Andrew Pratt, born 27 Aug 1833.
<> Franklin Amos Pratt, born 5 Dec 1836.
<> Mary Ellen Pratt, born 17 Oct 1841.
<> Juliana Pratt, born 14 Oct 1807.
<> Abigail M. Pratt (also called Mary Pratt), born Jul 1812, died 14 Dec 1829 in Waterbury.
Roswell & Hannah Pratt and a daughter are buried at Grand Street Cemetery in Waterbury:
<> Roswell Pratt, died 24 Dec 1825 (age 61).
<> Hannah Pratt, wife of Roswell, died 27 Oct 1848 (age 71).
<> Abigail M. Pratt, daughter of Roswell & Hannah, died 14 Dec 1829 (age 17-5-x).
Francis & Emeline (Moss) Pratt are buried at East Burying Ground in Litchfield, CT:
<> Francis H. Pratt, died 3 Mar 1879 (age 74).
<> Emeline (Moss) Pratt, wife of Francis H. Pratt, died 8 Mar 1863 (age 51).
“The Hull Family in America,” 1913 (page 483) addresses the family of John & Hannah (Hitchcock) Hull of Cheshire and Farmington, Hartford Co., CT. Two of their six children married a Pratt:
<> “John Hull, b. 1770; d. 1849; m, 1793, Milla Pratt.”
<> “Hannah Hull, m. Roswell Pratt.”
[Note: Is Milla Pratt blood-related to Roswell Pratt?]
John & Milla Hull were of Farmington and Jefferson Co., NY, and are buried at Brookside Cemetery in Watertown. They were recorded in the 1850 census at Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
Edwin Hull, 45, NY, farmer.
John Hull, 80, CT, farmer. [Note: Hull genealogy says he died in 1849.]
Milla Hull, 71, CT.
Nancy Allen, 42, NY.
William Allen, 1, NY.
Thomas Allen, 33, NY, farmer.
There were other Pratt families at Sandisfield during the same time period as that of Roswell & Hannah Pratt. Perhaps they are related to Roswell. The families, which have their roots in Granville, Hampden Co., MA, were:
<> Barnard & Lois Pratt.
<> Aaron & Roxanna (Woolworth) Pratt.
Thank you for reading this query and for any assistance you can provide,