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Wilhelm PRACHT
Elisabetha __?__
Husband:  Wilhelm PRACHT, a.k.a., William PRATT
Birth:  1825/6, Germany
Death:  aft. 1880 census, possibly in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Migration:  arrived 30 Jun 1840 in Baltimore, MD, on the ship, Charlotte, out of Bremen
Occupation:  baker
Father:  Johannes PRACHT I
Mother:  Elisabetha __?__
Wife:  Elisabetha / Elizabeth __?__
Birth:  1827/8, Germany
Death:  aft. 1880 census, possibly in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Occupation:  housewife
Parents:  born in Germany
born in MD, presumably in Baltimore, Baltimore Co., MD:
1.  John PRACHT, b. 1850/1
2.  Louis PRACHT, b. 1852/3

born in OH, presumably in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH:
3.  William PRACHT, b. ca. 1856
4.  Margaret "Maggie" PRACHT, b. ca. 1859; m. Joseph H. OLIVER (b. 1852/3, VA)

born in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH:
5.  [Maud?] Mend "Minnie" PRACHT, b. 1861/2
6.  Elisabeth / Elizabeth Lydia PRACHT, b. 1863/4
7.  George PRACHT, b. 1867/8
8.  Laura PRACHT, b. 1872/3

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; FRG, DEU, Deutschland, Grünberg, Hessen; USA, US, United States

Sources (n.b., Bellaire, OH, is just across the Ohio River from Wheeling, WV):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find (should be in Baltimore, MD).

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #21 of 38 indexed "Pehats"):  Bellaire P.O., Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH, Roll M653_936, p. 195A/389, PN 21, 170/160, enumerated 11 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
W Prhats 34 M   Baker   150 Germany
Elizabeth " 32 F         "
Johney    "  9 M         Virginia
Louis     "  7 M         "
W         "  4 M         Ohio
Margaret  "  1 F         "
Listed three households from William CLARK.

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #33 of 67):  Bellaire P.O., Bellaire City, , Pultney Twp., Belmont Co., OH, Roll M593_1173, p. 210A, PN 67, 507/504, enumerated 15 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
Pratt William 45 M W Baker 4000 200 Germany
_____ Elisabeth 42 F W Keeping house     Germany
_____ John 19 M W Nail freder?     Maryland
_____ Louisa 17 M W ap Glass Blower     Maryland
_____ William 13 M W at home     Ohio
_____ Margaret 10 F W       Ohio
_____ Mend [Maud?]  8 F W       Ohio
_____ Elisabeth  6 F W       Ohio
_____ George  2 M W       Ohio

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #20 of 66):  City of Bellaire (Ward 2), Belmont Co., OH, Roll T9_994, p. 233D, PN 20, SD 7, ED 26, enumerated 9 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
166 176 Pracht Wm W M 55 Husband   / Baker   Germany Germany Germany
    Pracht Elisabeth W F 52 Wife   / Keeps House   Germany Germany Germany
    ______ Minnie W F 18 Dau /       Ohio Germany Germany
    ______ Lyddia W F 15 Dau /     / Ohio Germany Germany
    ______ George W M 12 Son /   Labourer   Ohio Germany Germany
    ______ Lawra W F  7 Dau /     / Ohio Germany Germany
  177 Oliver Joseph H W M 27 Husband   / Labourer   Va Germany Germany
    Oliver Maggie W F 20 Wife   / Keeping house   Ohio Germany Germany
Son Louis PRACHT (æ 26, b. MD/Ger/Ger; glassblower) is married and living in Bellaire (p. 267A).

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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