James Pratt came from Virginia and settled in Lyons about 1825. He first lived on the George W. Orr place and then located permanently near the heads of Birds Creek. John, his son, was in the war of 1812." This all occurred in Preston County, VA then/WV now James PRATT b ca 1780c d ca 1846/1849 + _____GOLDWIN
NOTE: This first wife GOLDWIN may be James's mother.
+ Sarah HOWARD of NJ on Sept. 6, 1810 Harrison Co., VA.
The following information comes from Morton’s "History of Preston County."
Solomon PRATT b ca 1818; lived in Preston Co, WV; grave has not been found. His father was James Pratt.
+ Nancy WOLFE
Emma Louise Pratt b March 21, 1859 Birds Creek. Parents Nancy Wolfe Pratt & Solomon Pratt