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Descendants of William Prater, Esq.


      388. Andrew Jackson13 Prather (Richard12, Joseph Jeremiah11, James William10, William Nathan9, William Nathan8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born 16 November 1829 in Harris Co., GA, and died 27 November 1860 in Green Hill, Stewart Co., GA. He married Martha Glaze 27 July 1847. She was born 16 November 1830 in Harris Co., Georgia, and died 27 February 1881 in Change Bank, Ga..

Notes for Andrew Jackson Prather:
Andrew Jackson Prather died when William Lafayette Prather was l2 years old. Since William Lafayette Prather was the oldest child, he had to take over the family of 6 children and his mother.

The Will of Richard Prather and that of his son Andrew Jackson Prather are in the Office of the Ordinary at Lumpkin, Ga.

Copies are owned by Andrew Prather of Columbus, Ga. and by Ida Virginia Prather of Dallas, Texas. Andrew Prather has a beautiful Family Tree and Record and a copy of the Prather "Coat of Arms".
     
Children of Andrew Prather and Martha Glaze are:
+ 630 i.   William Lafayette14 Prather, born 02 June 1848 in Green Hill, Stewart Co., GA; died 04 April 1933 in Hunt Co., TX.
+ 631 ii.   Virginia Prather, born Abt. 1850.
+ 632 iii.   Sidney Prather, born Abt. 1853; died in Talbotton, GA.
+ 633 iv.   Richard Brown 'Dick' Prather, born 19 April 1855 in Green Hill, Stewart Co., GA; died 08 November 1925 in Dallas, TX.
+ 634 v.   Andrew Moses Prather, born 19 November 1857 in Green Hill, GA.
+ 635 vi.   Anderson Clark Prather, born Abt. 1858 in Green Hill, Stewart Co., GA; died 06 September 1916 in Atlanta, GA.


      389. Eugenia 'Genie'13 Prather (Richard12, Joseph Jeremiah11, James William10, William Nathan9, William Nathan8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born Abt. 1830. She married (1) Frank Grimes. He was born in Flat Rock. She married (2) Horace Jenkins. He was born in Harris Co., GA.
     
Child of Eugenia Prather and Frank Grimes is:
  636 i.   Richard Lafayette14 Grimes. He married Josephine Carolyn Bryan.
     
Children of Eugenia Prather and Horace Jenkins are:
  637 i.   Kate14 Jenkins. She married George Sims.
  638 ii.   Walter Jenkins. He married Ola Sims.
  639 iii.   Gincy Jenkins.


      390. Victoria13 Prather (Richard12, Joseph Jeremiah11, James William10, William Nathan9, William Nathan8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born Abt. 1831. She married Jack Simpson. He was born in Fort Gaines.
     
Children of Victoria Prather and Jack Simpson are:
  640 i.   Jim14 Simpson, born Abt. 1870.
  641 ii.   Jack Simpson, born Abt. 1871.
  642 iii.   Mary Valerie Simpson, born Abt. 1872; died 03 April 1884.


      392. Cooney13 Prather (Richard12, Joseph Jeremiah11, James William10, William Nathan9, William Nathan8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born Abt. 1833. She married Washburn Allen.
     
Child of Cooney Prather and Washburn Allen is:
  643 i.   Washburn14 Allen.


      394. Mary Elizabeth13 Prather (Richard12, Joseph Jeremiah11, James William10, William Nathan9, William Nathan8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born Abt. 1836. She married Rev. James Alamo Griffin.

Notes for Rev. James Alamo Griffin:
Although he was brought up in religious surroundings and joined the church at age 12, James Alamo Griffin began studying medicine before the outbreak of the Civil War which interrupted his studies. After-wards he continued in another occupation, ignoring a call to the ministry until a cyclone all but destroyed his home in May 1875, at which time he was severely injured, but other members of his family were spared. He immediately surrendered to his conscience and was soon afterwards licensed to preach the gospel and continued to preach until his death in 1899. GBP
     
Children of Mary Prather and James Griffin are:
  644 i.   J.A.14 Griffin, Jr..
  645 ii.   Lamar Griffin.
  646 iii.   Minnie Lee Griffin. She married Jesse Brazelle.
  647 iv.   Laura Griffin.
  648 v.   Willie M. Griffin.
  649 vi.   Lucy Chlotile Griffin. She married James Cooper Bell.


      403. William Henry13 Prather (William Welch12, Joseph Jeremiah11, James William10, William Nathan9, William Nathan8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born 01 February 1830. He married Sarah Ann Woodruff. She was born Abt. 1835 in Meriweather Co., GA.
     
Children of William Prather and Sarah Woodruff are:
+ 650 i.   Enoch Callaway14 Prather, born 20 June 1854.
+ 651 ii.   Rev. Benegal Rees Prather, born 08 November 1857.
  652 iii.   William Judson Prather, born 26 April 1866.
  653 iv.   Thomas Henry Prather, born 10 November 1868.
  654 v.   Walter D. Prather, born 14 July 1875.


      417. Martha13 Chandler (Elizabeth12 Prather, Thomas11, Baruch10, Aaron9, Thomas8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born 1837. She married William Blevins. He was born Abt. 1835.
     
Child of Martha Chandler and William Blevins is:
  655 i.   Elizabeth14 Blevins, born Abt. 1860. She married Samuel Slade; born Abt. 1860.


      418. James13 Prather (Baruch12, Thomas11, Baruch10, Aaron9, Thomas8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born Abt. 1830 in Clay Co., MO. He married Margaret Emmaline Broadhurst.
     
Children of James Prather and Margaret Broadhurst are:
  656 i.   Flora Thomas14 Prather, born 10 November 1864.
  657 ii.   Nancy Stella Prather, born 02 November 1867.
  658 iii.   Lou Prather, born 23 November 1870.
  659 iv.   John Baruch Prather, born 22 November 1875.
  660 v.   Alta Berdina Prather, born 03 October 1879.
+ 661 vi.   Eddie) Volney Prather (Edwin Edward, born 20 September 1918.


      427. Sarah Jane13 Prather (Thomas Franklin12, Thomas11, Thomas10, John9, William Nathan8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born 24 August 1835, and died 18 March 1897. She married Thomas Smith 01 September 1853. He was born 20 August 1832, and died 03 February 1926.
     
Children of Sarah Prather and Thomas Smith are:
  662 i.   Franklin14 Smith, born 08 October 1854; died 15 November 1857.
  663 ii.   Charles Smith, born 12 July 1857; died 08 July 1858.
  664 iii.   Thomas Waller Smith, born 20 December 1863; died 01 July 1926. He married Nellie M. Long.
  665 iv.   Charity Emoline Smith, born 23 February 1869; died 22 September 1938.


      428. Thomas William13 Prather (Thomas Franklin12, Thomas11, Thomas10, John9, William Nathan8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born 07 October 1838, and died 13 November 1896. He married Mary Rebecca Banner 06 December 1859. She was born 03 April 1840, and died 10 September 1892.
     
Children of Thomas Prather and Mary Banner are:
  666 i.   Thomas William14 Prather, born Abt. 1666.
  667 ii.   Ellen A. Prather, born Abt. 1860.
  668 iii.   Emma Elizabeth Prather, born Abt. 1862.
  669 iv.   Charity Rebecca Prather, born Abt. 1864.
  670 v.   Gustavus Phineas Prather, born Abt. 1872.


      431. Ellen A.13 Prather (Thomas Franklin12, Thomas11, Thomas10, John9, William Nathan8, Jonathan7, Thomas 'Prater'6, Thomas5 Prater, Anthony Thomas 'Gentleman'4, George3, John2, William1) was born 11 September 1845, and died 05 January 1896. She married Nathaniel M. Pepper 25 June 1867.
     
Children of Ellen Prather and Nathaniel Pepper are:
  671 i.   Chattie May14 Pepper.
  672 ii.   John Franklin Pepper.
  673 iii.   Mary Ellen Pepper.
  674 iv.   Nathaniel Eugene Pepper.
  675 v.   Emma Josephine Pepper.
  676 vi.   Emory Prather Pepper.
  677 vii.   Horace Moody Pepper.
  678 viii.   Jessie Eva Pepper.
  679 ix.   Florence Myrtle Pepper.
  680 x.   Sarah Blanch Pepper.


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