Saturday, August 22, 2020

Funeral Notice of Bernice Connelly Pratt

Bernice Hackley Connelly Pratt
      Belle Tisdale Booksh's Grandma Pratt died on the 23 of June 1890 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She was 83 years old, born on 9 April 1807 in Scott County, Kentucky. 

      She and her husband, William Henry Pratt, had migrated to Arkansas about 1830 and then to Louisiana in 1846.

       They had nine children: Frances Ann, and James  William (both born in Kentucky), Marion Franklin, Eliza Helen (Belle's mother), Valerie Catherine, Susan May, and Albina Sarah (born in Arkansas), and Joel Eugene and Franklin Edward, born in Louisiana. 

      She is buried in Magnolia Cemetery in Baton Rouge along with her husband who died in 1880.