The Shemwell Family

Charles A Pratt1868

Charles A Pratt
Given names
Charles A
Birth calculated 1868
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 months)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageAnna H View this family
calculated 1890 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a son
#1Ralph Mitchell Pratt
September 18, 1891 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Marriage of a childRalph Mitchell PrattMary Searles OwenView this family
December 22, 1914 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 49 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 50 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Kate Owen Pratt
March 11, 1920 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 61 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 73 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death of a sonRalph Mitchell Pratt
November 14, 1952 (Age 84 years)
Cause: Suicide
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 82 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 78 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -

Last change December 29, 201618:34:24

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Anna H - View this family
Marriage: calculated 1890
21 months
Ralph Mitchell Pratt
Birth: September 18, 1891 23 21North Carolina, United States
Death: November 14, 1952Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charles A Pratt - Household

706 Hawthorne Road Winston-Salem, Forsyth, NC

Charles A PrattheadMW62M22NCNCNCOfficer ??Police Dept.
Anna H PrattwifeFW60M20NCNCNC
Ralph M PrattsonMW38M22NCNCNCCommercial SalesmanBacking Powser Co.
Mary S Prattdaughter in lawFW38M22NCNCNC
Kate O Prattgrand daughterFW10S20NCNCNC
Willie HowardServantFNeg38M34NCNCNCCookPrivate Family