Sunday, February 16, 2020

George Hagey Pratt




Photographer: Pratt
Waxahachie, Texas

George Hagey Pratt
(10 Oct 1858 - 26 Apr 1932)

1858 Oct 10
Sterling IL, state records George Hagey Pratt is born to William Wert Pratt and Elizabeth Hagey
1880 Jun 05
Monroe Township, KS, US census George H Pratt, age 21, is living with parents, no occupation shown
No documents have been found to indicate exactly when Pratt moved from Kansas to Texas.
1891 Mar 01
Waxahachie, TX, state records, Geo H Pratt is married to Rheuanna T Long
1891 May 08
Garnet (KS) Journal item mentions George H Pratt and wife will return from Texas this week

According to one family narrative, there is some evidence that George H Pratt had a studio named “Elite” in Red Oak, IA, between late 1891 and early 1892, probably less than a year. No documents have been found.

1892 Nov 15

Waxahachie, TX, state records, son Geo Hagey Pratt JR is born
1900 Jun 07
Paris, TX, US census George H Pratt as photographer; res North Mill Street
1900 Jun 19
Paris, TX, state records, daughter Mary Elizabeth Pratt is born
1908 Aug 10
Paris, TX, state records son Joe Long Pratt is born


Garnett (KS) Journal - 13 Mar 1891



1908
Paris, TX, city directory George H Pratt as photographer at 217 n 20th; res 603 n 18th
1910 Apr 16
Paris, TX, US census, George H Pratt as proprietor of photo studio; res 603 n 18th
1911, 1913
Paris, TX, city directory, George H Pratt as photographer at 217 n 20th; res 603 n 18th
1914
Paris TX, city directory, George H Pratt as photographer at 217 n 20th; res 113 n 18th
1917
Paris, TX, city directory, George H Pratt as photographer at Perkins Building; res 113 n 18th
1919
Paris, TX, city directory, George H Pratt as photographer at 6 ½ ws Plaza; res 113 n 18th; (ws probably meant West Side of the Plaza)
1920 Jan 05
Paris, TX, US census George H Pratt as photographer; res 113 n 18th
1929
Paris, TX, city directory George H Pratt as photographer at Pratt’s Studio, 12 ½ Clarksville; res 113 n 18th
1930
Paris, TX, city directory Geo H Pratt; res 706 Alabama (NO photo studio listed)
1930 Apr 16
Paris, TX, US census George H Pratt and wife living with daughter Elizabeth and family, No occupation shown
1931, 1932
Amarillo, TX, city directory Geo H Pratt, no occupation shown; res 3703 Fountain Terrace; no studio listed
1933 Apr 26
Amarillo, TX, state records George H Pratt dies of stomach cancer at age 73


Garnet (KS) Journal - 08 May 1891



photographer: H G Pratt
Waxahachie, TX
example from RootsWeb

photographer: Pratt
Waxahachie, TX
example from RootsWeb

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