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Josiah Prather

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  • Name Josiah Prather 
    Born 1747  Prince George Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1823  Laurens District, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I95419  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
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    Father Phillip (1) Gilleno Prather,   b. 1797, Charles Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1767, Ninety-Six District, Abbeville, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margery Mayfield,   b. 1710, Prince George Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1759-1760, Ninety-Six District, Abbeville, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Notes 
    • Research of Linda Smith Cheek--Phillip Prather m. 1st 17 Feb 1725 Prince George Co MD, Catherine Hunt and had 3 children. d/o John Hunt who d. ca 1740 Prince George Co MD

      m. 2nd Margery Mayfield and in 1756 moved with his family to Guilford Co NC then to SC.

      He m. 3rd. Henereta_____who with Middleton Brashear adm Phillips estate in Ninety Six District SC in 1767 no issue by 3rd wife.

      Phillip moved from Frederick Co MD to Guilford Co NC after he sold his land in MD to Joseph Bench 4 Sept 1756. He was in Orange Co NC by 1761 and 1765.

      25 March 1740 Philip Prather of Prince George Co MD, planter, and Richard Duckett of ye County said Philip Prather for the sum of sixty pounds sterling paid by Richard Duckett sold part of a tract of land called "Sprigg's Request" in Prince George Co being also part of Collington Manor and that part of ye said Sprigg's Request which was laid out by John Hunt for ye said Sprigg's Request to ye division between ye three brothers viz: Thomas Prather, John Smith Prather and the said Philip Prather. Wit: John Beall and Thomas Gantt Jr. Prince George Co MD Liber y, ff.141-142.

      Phillip was in Orange Co NC by 1761 and 1765.



    Family ID F34335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Pearson,   b. 4 Feb 1753, Winchester (Frederick) Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1803, Laurens District, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 1769  Winchester Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 May 2018 
    Family ID F34402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1747 - Prince George Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1769 - Winchester Co. VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Nov 1823 - Laurens District, SC Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Research of Linda Smith Cheek--Josiah Prather b. 1747 Prince George Co MD d. Nov 1823 Laurens Dist, SC--Will dated 6 April 1822 prov 18 Nov 1823 of Laurens Dist SC being 75 years old wife Ann and son Israel 416 acres whereon I now live, sons Thomas and Jesse Prater to Joseph Duncan one negro to daughter Judith Odle, to son Amos Prater daughter Polley, Tabitha Janes, Delilah Thomas, Rachel Ensley. Laurens Co SC Adm Book P 167

      Ann's will 12 Jan 1834 prov 4 March 1834 Laurens Co SC Old Will Bk F pg 546 names son Israel Prater and Nancy Odell.


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