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Christopher Prather
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1836
Harrison County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 8, 1909
Walla Walla
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA

Christopher was the son of Rev. Thomas H. & Elizabeth (Lindsey) Prather. He served in the U.S. Army during the Civil War. He became a successful farmer, working near Chariton, IA. He married Mary Ellen Mace on 22 May 1856; they had 12 children, 9 of whom survived to adulthood (Nettie Stonebraker, Emily Boylan, Arthur, Fred, Dora Carson, Edna Edwards, Christopher, Myron, & Earl). He died of heart disease at the home of his daughter Emily. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Helms Prather (1805 - 1888)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Jane Holbrook Mace Prather (1843 - 1907)
  Mary Ellen Mace Prather (1835 - 1892)*
 
 Children:
  Janette Prather Stonebraker (1853 - 1925)*
  Emily Margaret Prather Boylan (1859 - 1933)*
  Arthur Sigle Prather (1861 - 1937)*
  Orestes Winfred Prather (1866 - 1942)*
  Dora Lois Prather Carson (1868 - 1934)*
  Edna May Prather Edwards (1871 - 1950)*
  Christopher Merton Prather (1874 - 1961)*
  Myron Ellsworth Prather (1876 - 1945)*
  Earl Chester Prather (1880 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  Amos Summers Prather (1832 - 1873)*
  Christopher Prather (1836 - 1909)
  Nancy A Prather Gilliland (1838 - 1899)*
  Sarah Ellen Prather Dodd (1841 - 1930)*
  George L. Prather (1844 - 1864)*
  Francis Asbury Prather (1848 - 1912)*
  Esther Lulie Prather Wilkerson (1857 - 1940)*
  Thomas Prather (1860 - 1863)*
  Elmer E. Prather (1862 - 1863)*
  Nelson Alverson Prather (1864 - 1921)*
  Cena Lillis Prather Pearson (1866 - 1958)*
  Amy May Prather Rice (1869 - 1939)*
  William A. Prather (1873 - 1875)*
  Charles Delbert Prather (1876 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chariton Cemetery
Chariton
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section B, Row 37, No. 14
 
Created by: T W Zimmerman
Record added: May 27, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5485675
Christopher Prather
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Christopher Prather
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Christopher Prather
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You were thought of today, Christopher
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