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Charles G. Prentiss of Worcester Co., MA

Charles G. Prentiss of Worcester Co., MA
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Winter 2005 and Revised 6 Nov 2005

1. Charles G. Prentiss is a descendant of Henry Prentice, MA (Henry Prentice eBook, #240.20). Charles was b. 12 Sep 1855. He appears in the 1900 Worcester Co., MA census with wife Mary L., b. Aug 1853, NY and children:

  1. Frank E. Prentiss, b. Feb 1887, in Worcester Co, MA. . . . . . . . [2]
  2. Florence M. Prentiss, b. Apr 1891.

2. Frank E. Prentiss, b. Feb 1887, in Worcester Co, MA, son of Frank and Mary Prentiss, is probably the same person as Frank Prentiss, b. c. 1887, MA who apears in the 1920 and 1930 Hubbardston, Worcester Co., MA census with his wife, Sylvia, b. c. 1888, MA and their children:

  1. Harold Prentiss, b. c. 1909, MA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [3]
  2. Edwin Prentiss, b. 21 Mar 1910, MA and d. Aug 1985, Hubbardston, Worcester, MA (per SSDI).
  3. Wilbur Prentiss, b. 18 Sep 1911, MA and d. Feb 1982, Lancaster, Worcester, MA (per SSDI).
  4. Marjorie Prentiss, b. c. 1914, MA. She m. Mr. Orcutt and was living in 1996.
  5. Kenneth Prentiss, b. c. 1915, MA.

    Or, he may be the Kenneth Prentiss, b. c. 1915, Hubbardston MA and d. 9 Feb 1996 at his home, 11 Prentiss Road, Hubbardston, MA. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts School of Agriculture in Stockbridge and worked for the state Department of Agriculture for many years, retiring in 1985. He previously was a self-employed farmer in Hubbardston. He m., c. 1945, Margaret E. Little. Children:

    1. John K. Prentiss of Hubbardston.
    2. Charles J. Prentiss of Tewksbury
    3. Janet P. Prentiss who m. Mr. Cummings of Norwood.
    4. Joyce L. Prentice who m. Mr. Cerce of West Boylston.
    5. Jean M. Prentice who m. Mr. George of Leominster.

  6. George W. Prentice. Living in Worcester in 1996.
  7. Kathryn Prentiss, b. c. 1916, MA.
  8. Dana S. Prentiss, b. 2 Dec 1917, MA (per SSDI) and d. Mar 1975, Gardner, Worcester Co., MA (per SSDI). Called son in 1920 census and dau. in 1930 census. He might be the Dana Prentiss of Templeton, MA, who m. Helen and had:
    1. Paul Prentiss (per email, 5 Nov 2005).
    2. (perhaps) Dana S. Prentiss who m. Bonnilee J. or perhaps Dana K. Prentiss who m. Joanne E., both couples shown in My Family People Finder.
  9. George N. Prentiss, b. c. 1922, MA

3. Harold Prentiss, b. c. 1909, MA. He is probably the Harold C. Prentice who m. Kathleen M. Algee, b. c. 1909, Lakeville, Nova Scotia, Canada, dau. of Robert Algee and Elizabeth Rockwell, and d. 14 Jun 1992 in Fitchburg, MA. She was to be bur. in Lake Cem., Lakeville, Nova Scotia. Children:

  1. Philip R. Prentiss, living in Fitchburg in 1992. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [4]
  2. Sylvia K. Prentiss who m. Mr. Thompson and lived in Gardner in 1992. Died before 2018.

4. Philip R. Prentiss, b. c. 1937 and d. 12 Jan 2018. Living in Fitchburg in 1992. His obituary reads as follows:

    Landmark, The (Holden, MA) - Wednesday, January 17, 2018: Philip R. Prentiss

    ASHBURNHAM-Philip R. Prentiss, 81, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, January 12, 2018.

    He is survived by his beloved wife of 37 years, Coreen (LeBlanc) Prentiss; his four sons and their spouses; Dana Prentiss & Rob Denoncourt of Marlborough; Dale Prentiss & Robyn of Lancaster; Dean Prentiss & Tammy of Fitchburg; and Dann Prentiss of Lancaster; two step-children and their spouses, Christine Kerravala & Zeus of Westminster; and Chad Richard & Shawna of Mill Valley, CA; 15 grandchildren, half-sister Sandra Veneziano of Meriden, CT, nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. He is pre-deceased by his sister Sylvia Thompson and half sister Linda Wilson.

    Phil was born in Waltham to the late Harold & Katherine (Algee) Prentiss. He was raised in Lancaster and graduated from the Lancaster High School, Class of 1955. Phil served in the US Army Reserves and began his career as a police officer for the Town of Lancaster. He later worked as a truck driver for several companies including PJ Keating, Wildcat Petroleum, Tucker Trans, and Star Container. Phil was a man of great faith, a former deacon and usher at Leominster Assembly of God Church and devout member of Cornerstone Church in Winchendon. He and his wife Coreen enjoyed traveling in their motor home and winter vacations to St. Augustine, Florida. He was happiest in the company of his wife, children, and grandchildren, and will be remembered lovingly by family and friends.

    A Funeral Service will be celebrated at 11a.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Cornerstone Church, 122 Gardner Road, Winchendon, with a calling hour in church prior to services from 10-11a.m. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Philip Prentiss to: Immune Deficiency Foundation, 110 West Road, Suite 300, Towson, MD 21204. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home, 176 Water St., Clinton. Online condolences may be placed at www.philbincomeaufh.com

He m. Coreen LeBlanc. Children:

  1. Dana Prentiss of Marlborough. 2018 in Marlborough;
  2. Dale Prentiss and Robyn. 2018 in Lancaster.
  3. Dean Prentiss and Tammy. 2018 in Fitchburg.
  4. Dann Prentiss. 2018 in Lancaster;

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