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Descendants of William Prater, Esq.


      125. Margaret10 Prather (Phillip Philo Gittens9, Thomas8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born Abt. 1730, and died 01 September 1827 in KY. She married (1) James Freeman. She married (2) Thomas Claggett Prather 09 May 1750, son of Thomas Prather and Elizabeth Claggett. He was born 09 May 1726, and died 11 October 1758 in Battle of, Loyal Hannon, PA.

Notes for Thomas Claggett Prather:
Thomas Claggett Prather was killed at Loyal Hannon, PA., during the Forbes Expedition against Fort Duquesne, when 900 French and Indians surprised the post there in the night. He had married his cousin Margaret Prather daughter of his Uncle Philip Prather and Catherine Hunt Prather; in 1750.
     
Children are listed above under (103) Thomas Claggett Prather.


      127. John Hunt10 Prather (Phillip Philo Gittens9, Thomas8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born Abt. 1748 in New Bern Dist., Craven Co., NC, and died 03 January 1814 in Madison Co., KY. He married Eleanor Prather Aft. 1763 in Rowan Co., NC.

Notes for John Hunt Prather:
John is recorded as a Court Justice in Madison Co., Ky. ca. 1810 and 1811. He is also referred to: John Prather, Esquire in the Circuit Court Minutes Book, 24Apr1811 - "Honorable John Prather, Esq."

He was also named as one of the members of the first Grand Jury held in the county, and he was named one of the Commissioners to lay out the plan for the Town of Somerset(the county seat) 25Feb1801. GBP
     
Children of John Prather and Eleanor Prather are:
  209 i.   Philip11 Prather, born Abt. 1765.
  210 ii.   Edward Prather, born Abt. 1777.
  211 iii.   John Prather, born Abt. 1778.
  212 iv.   Thomas Prather, X, born Abt. 1780.
  213 v.   James Prather, born Abt. 1782.
  214 vi.   Sarah Prather, born Abt. 1784.
  215 vii.   Kate Prather, born Abt. 1786.


      129. William10 Prather (Phillip Philo Gittens9, Thomas8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born Abt. 1739 in Prince Geo. Co., MD, and died 03 November 1788 in Laurens, SC. He married Mary Middleton 05 December 1760. She was born Abt. 1741 in SC.
     
Children of William Prather and Mary Middleton are:
+ 216 i.   Middleton11 Prather, born 1761; died 1812.
  217 ii.   Dorcas Prather, born Abt. 1763.
  218 iii.   Mary Elizabeth 'Polly' Prather, born Abt. 1765 in Laurens Co., SC. She married Solomon Murphree 28 May 1823 in Blount Co., AL.
  219 iv.   Sarah Prather, born Abt. 1766 in Laurens Co., SC.
  220 v.   Ann Prather, born Abt. 1778 in Laurens Co., SC. She married William Chism Abt. 1795 in SC.
  Notes for Ann Prather:
Ann Prather lost her husband in SC and later moved to Tuscaloosa Co., Ala. with her children. It is believed that she moved to Ala. where other members of the Prather family had moved earlier. The Prather family had already established plantations in Sumter Co., Ala. and large farm operations (with slave labor) in other counties North of Sumter and as far north as Gunters Crossing (which is now known as Guntersville). The "Cedars Plantation" still exists in Sumter, Ala.
GBP


      131. Philip Gittens10 Prather II (Phillip Philo Gittens9, Thomas8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born Abt. 1750 in Frederick Co., MD, Conecocheaque, Manor., and died 1797 in Rowan Co., NC. He married Susannah Hubbard 16 July 1776 in Haw River, Guilford Co., NC. She was born Abt. 1757, and died 09 September 1848 in Pickens Dist., SC.
     
Children of Philip Prather and Susannah Hubbard are:
  221 i.   John11 Prather, born Abt. 1776 in Guilford Co., NC. He married (1) Mary Boone. He married (2) Elizabeth Clark 07 March 1839 in Benton Co., AL. He married (3) Jane Dowdle 30 December 1841 in Benton Co., AL.
  Notes for John Prather:
John married first Mary Boone, daughter of William Boone (a relative of Daniel Boone). Builford County was formerly Rowan County, N. C.

  222 ii.   Philip Prather III, born 1778 in Pendleton Co., SC; died 1855 in Rutherford Co., TN. He married (1) Cynthia Eoff in Rutherford Co., TN; born Abt. 1785. He married (2) Elizabeth Matfield Abt. 1845 in Craven Co., TN.
  Notes for Philip Prather III:
Phillip served in War of 1812. Moved from Ky. to Tenn. some time before 1813. He farmed and ran an Inn, where they served families headed to "new lands". Murfreesboro, TN is rich with legends, records, and descendants of Philip Prather III. GBP

  223 iii.   Josiah Prather, born Abt. 1781 in Pendleton Co., Washington Dist., SC. He married Elindor Wright; born Abt. 1785.
  224 iv.   Sally Prather, born Abt. 1782 in Pickens Dist., SC.
  225 v.   Thomas Prather, IX, born 26 March 1784 in Pickens Dist., SC; died 17 February 1860 in Ramer, McNairy Co., TN. He married Rachel Jeanes 24 May 1808 in SC.
  226 vi.   Mary Ann 'Polly' Prather, born Abt. 1785 in Pickens Dist., SC.
  227 vii.   William M. Prather, born 14 September 1786; died 17 May 1861 in Near Athens, TN. He married Rebecca Elizabeth Middleton.
  228 viii.   Jeremiah Prather, born 1788 in Pickens Dist., SC. He married Kiturah 'Kittie' Hendricks.
  229 ix.   Aaron Prather, born Abt. 1790 in Pickens Dist., SC; died Abt. 1857 in Clark Co., AR.
+ 230 x.   Joseph Prather, born Abt. 1794 in Pickens Dist., SC; died 04 April 1877 in Hall Co., GA.


      133. Daniel10 Prather (Edward9, John8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born Abt. 1811.
     
Child of Daniel Prather is:
  231 i.   Addison11 Prather, born Abt. 1840.


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