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Ebenezer Prentice of Scotland and Albany, Albany Co., NY


Ebenezer Prentice of Scotland and Albany, Albany Co., NY
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Winter 2004 and Revised 11 May 2011

Update of 11 May 2011:

  • Although confirmation is needed, Ebezener Prentice appears to be the same person as Ebenezer Prentice, the son of John Prentice and Marion Burns, shown in our Spring 2003 article on John Prentice and Euphemia Scott of Carluke . That same relationship is indicated on multiple entries at Ancestry.com.

    1. Ebenezer Prentice was b. c. 1800 in Scotland. He appears in the 1850 Albany, NY, census, occupation: "Morocco(?) Dresses," and in the later 1860, 1870, 1900 and 1910 census in Albany, Albany Co., NY, with his wife and family.

    He m. Ann Sims per Ancestry.com . She was b. c. 1807, Scotland or NJ. Children:

    1. John F. Prentice, b. c. 1830, NY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]
    2. Izabella/Isabella Prentice, b. 25 Oct 1831, NY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [3]
    3. Catherine Prentice, b. c. 1833, NY. At home in Albany, NY, in the 1850 census.
    4. Anmariah Prentice, dau., b. c. 1836, NY. At home in Albany, NY, in the 1850 census.
    5. Jane W./Jennie Prentice, b. c. 1838, NY. At home in Albany, NY, in the 1850, 1860 and 1870 census.
    6. Catherine Prentice, b. c. 1845, NY. Kinship is not shown in the 1870 census, so she might be the wife/widow of a deceased son.
    7. Harriett E. Prentice, b. c. 1849, NY. At home in Albany, NY, in the 1850 and 1870 census.

    2. John F. Prentice, b. c. 1830, NY. At home in Albany, NY, in the 1850 census as a School Teacher. He appears in the 1860 Albany, NY, census indexed as John T. Prentice, b. c. 1830, NY, Teacher, with his wife. Died before 1880 as his wife is shown as a widow in the 1880 census.

    He m. Sarah S., b. c. 1830, NY. She appears as a widow in the 1880 Albany census. They may have had 1 or more children, including:

    1. Francis M. Prentiss, b. c. 1855, NY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [4]

    3. Izabella/Isabella Prentice, b. 25 Oct 1831, NY. At home in Albany, NY, in the 1850 census.

    She m. Andrew C. Dodds. He was b. c. 1830 in Scotland. Children per Ancestry.com :

    1. Anna K. Dodds 1854 –
    2. Mary J. Dodds 1856 –
    3. John Prentice Dodds 1861 –
    4. Marguret Dodds 1861 –
    5. Josephene H. Dodds 1865 –
    6. William A. Dodds 1867 –
    7. Francis E. Dodds 1871 –

    4. Francis M. Prentiss, b. c. 1855, NY. She appears in the 1880 Albany, Albany Co., NY, census living with her widowed mother, Sarah.

    The photo was taken in 1894 when she was a High School Librarian in Albany, Albany Co., NY.

    Who are Ebenezer Prentice's Parents?

    The IGI indicates at least 2 possibilities for Ebenezer's parents:

    1. Perhaps Ebenezer Prentice is the same person as Ebenezer Prentice shown in the IGI as b. 2 Jul 1800, Carluke, Lanark, Scotland, son of Archibald Prentice and Jean McNaught.

      According to the IGI, Archibald was b. c. 1763 and is called "of Spotts Cross, Lanark,Scotland, and is shown as marrying Jean McNaught 31 Dec 1791.

    2. Or, perhaps Ebezener is the same person as Ebenezer Prentice, shown in an other IGI entry as b. 30 Jul 1800, Carluke, Lanark, Scotland, son of John Prentice and Marion Burns, shown in our Spring 2003 article on John Prentice and Euphemia Scott of Carluke

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