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John H. Prentice of Canada and Moorhead, Clay Co., Minnesota

John H. Prentice of Canada and Moorhead, Clay Co., Minnesota
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Summer 2008 and Revised 24 Jun 2013

1. James Prentice, b. c. 1840, England. 1881 in Louth, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada.

He m. Margaret Prentice, b. c. 1843, Scotland. Children per 1881 Louth, Canada census:

  1. James B. Prentice , b. c. 1871, Ontario. Not in 1901 census.
  2. Caroline Prentice, b. c. 1872, Ontario. 1891 at home.
  3. Jane Prentice, b. c. 1873, Ontario. 1891 at home.
  4. Nellie Prentice, b. c. 1876, Ontario. 1891 at home.
  5. May E. Prentice, b. c. 1877, Ontario. 1891 at home
  6. John H. Prentice, b. c. 1878, Ontario.) 1891 at home. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]
  7. Frederick W. Prentice, b. c. 1880, Ontario. 1891 at home. Not in 1901 census.
  8. Ida Prentice, b. c. 1881, Ontario. 1891 at home.
  9. George Prentice, b. c. 1883, Ontario. 1891 at home. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [3]
  10. Albert Prentice, b. 16 Dec 1885, Ontario. 1901 at home.
  11. Hazel Leona Prentice who m. Mr. Hanson per Ginger Erikson, email, 24 Jun 2013, who states that she is her great grandmother.

2. John H. Prentice was b. c. 1878, Ontario, Canada and d. 5 Sep 1945 in Moorhead City, Clay Co., MN. He is buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Moorhead City, Clay Co., MN, with his wife and son, James. 1891 at home in Louth, Ontario. He appears in the 1920 census in Moorhead, Clay Co., MN, with his wife and family. He does not appear in a U. S. census before 1920, but does appar in the 1930 census inMoorhead as "Jock H Prentice."

He m. Mary Louisa Comstock,. She was b. c. 1872-1875, WI. She is buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Moorhead City, Clay Co., MN, with her husband wife and son, James.

John and Mary had 1 or more children, including:

  1. James Prentice, b. c. 1902-1904, MN, and d. 21 May 1971 in Moorhead City. He is buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Moorhead City, Clay Co., MN, with his parents. At home in Moorhead, MN, in the 1920 census. He does not appear in the 1930 census.

3. George Prentice was b. 30 Dec 1882 in Louth Township, Lincoln Co., Ontario, Canada, and d. c. 1940 at the age of 58 in Bassano, Alberta and is bur. there.

He m. Freda Matilda Roseen on 31 Dec 1919 in Prentice, Price Co., WI. She was b. 27 Feb 1892 in Westboro, Taylor Co., WI and d. 12 Mar 1985 in Vulcan, Alberta. Children:

  1. Dau. Prentice. b. c. 1920. She m. Haldor Thompson. He was b. Oct 1919, Milo, Alberta and d. Aug 1991. They had a daughter.
  2. James Fredrick Prentice, b. 27 Sep 1920, Bassano, Alberta, and d. 21 Dec 2000 in High River, Alberta. He m. Miss Holladay and had 3 sons and a daughter.
  3. Phyllis Eileen Prentice, b. 28 Nov 1921. She m. John Eli Hunter on 27 Mar 1943, He was b, 1918 and d. 29 Jul 1986 in Vulcan, Alberta. They had a son and 3 daughters.
  4. Alan Roseen Prentice1, b. 4 Nov 1928 in Bassano, Alberta, and d. 22 Apr 1985 in Calgary, Alberta. He m. Betty Ulrich. Theyt had 2 daughters:
    1. Melissa Prentice.
    2. Carol Ann Prentice, b. 1962 and d. 30 Jul 1995. She m. 1st Brian Silverman. Children:
      1. Rochelle Elizabeth Silverman
      Carol Ann m. 2nd. Bill Durrell.
      1. Stephen James Durrell

Who are James Prentice's Parents?

James Prentice was a common name in that period. More information is needed. Investigation is continuing.

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