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Thomas Prentice of Wellsville, Allegany Co., New York

Thomas Prentice of Wellsville, Allegany Co., New York

By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Fall 2013 and Revised 15 Aug 2013
Jan 2021 - minor corrections

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1. Thomas Prentice was b. c. 1845 in NY per (Ancestry.com and the 1880 census) and d. 27 Mar 1888 (per findagrave.com). Parents unknown at this time.

He m. Hannah Clark who was b. c. 1849 in Ireland. She was the dau. of Lewis Clark (b. 1814) and Celia (b. c. 1827) per Ancestry.com. 1900 census shown as a widow in Wellsville, NY. Daughter, Helen's, marriage record lists Hannah's name as "Emma" (per familysearch.org).
Children per Ancestry.com, above:

  1. Mary Prentice, b. c. 1876, NY. 1880 at home in Wellsville, Allegany Co., NY. She m. Charles E. Stoll, b. Oct 1872, NY. 1900 living with her widowed mother and siblings.
    Children per Ancestry.com:
    1. Howard D. Stoll 1893 - 1965
    2. Mildred G. Stoll 1895 -
    3. Prentice S. Stoll 1901 -
    4. John M. Stoll 1902 - 1970
    5. Charles T. Stoll 1905 - 1989
    6. Richard L. Stoll 1908 -
    7. Irene M. Stoll 1909 -
  2. Edward Prentice, b. c. 1878, NY. 1880 at home in Wellsville, Allegany Co., NY.
    There is a chance that he m. Perlie L. Elliott; see our Fall 2001 article entitled Perlie Prentice of Belmont, Allegany Co., NY.
  3. Catharine "Kate" Pentice, b. c. 1880, NY. 1880 & 1900 at home in Wellsville, Allegany Co., NY.
  4. Edwin C. Prentice, b. c. 1882, NY (but note that the 1940 census says he was an "American Citizen born Abroad", meaning apparently that his father, Thomas, who was b. in NY, apparently was out of the country when Edwin was born with Edwin automatically having American citizenship through his father). In the 1920 census in Erwin, Steuben Co., NY, Edwin is living living with the family of his sister, Helen. 1940 census in Corning, Steuben Co., NY with his wife, Lettie, b. c. 1894, NY. No children shown in 1920 and 1940 census.
  5. Helen Alice Prentice, b. 20 Feb 1883, Wellsville, Allegany Co., NY, and d. 19 Feb 1973, NY. She m. William James Dee on 1 Jun 1915, Olean, Cattaraugus Co., NY. He was b. 6 Jul 1870, Addison, Steuben Co., NY, and d. 19 Aug 1953, NY. His Ancestor Chart can be found at Ancestry.com.
    1. Dorthy A Dee 1916 - 1970
    2. William Thomas Dee 1917 - 1982
    3. Mary Monica Dee 1919 - 2000
    4. Marjorie Helen Dee 1920 -
    5. Eleanor Jean Dee 1923 - 2006
  6. Annie Prentice, b. c. 1885, NY. 1900 at home in Wellsville, NY.
  7. Irene Prentice, b. c. 1887, NY. 1900 at home in Wellsville, NY.

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