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41 queries in 2000 ..
Any information on James Prentice d Edinburgh 1945 aged 65. In Seaforth Highlanders in India 1903. Worked for GPO in Edinburgh 1908-1939. Married Euphemia Livingston McInnes 1913 Edinburgh Cannot find his birth details in UK

» alan ross  [added: 2000-12-31]
I am looking for information about my g-grandmother, Charlotte (Lottie) Prentice, b. 1879. She married James Melvin Kent 8 Sep 1897 in Calhoun Co., Michigan. Her marriage certificate shows she was then a resident of Rea, Monroe Co., Michigan. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

» Roxanne Kent-drury  [added: 2000-12-09]
looking to trace McMurdo's back to Dumfries Scotland. Earliest link is James McMurdo born abt 1811 married Marion Brown. Missing is the link to John McMurdo born about 1720.

» Gary McMurdo  [added: 2000-11-29]
Hi! I'm looking for info on the following PRENTISS Surname: Henry Leonidas Prentiss married Rebecca Mayberry probably in Belleville, Wood County, Virginia on April 14, 1814. The result of this union is as follows Benjamin Mayberry Prentiss born Nov 23, 1819 probably in Wood Co., Va (Now WV), sisters were: Henrietta; Lucy; and Mary. Dates of birth and place are unknown at this time. I have found some information on Ben M. Prentiss as follows Henry L. Prentiss was living in Wood County, Virginia in the year of 1816 - See Tax Records on the rootsweb.com site which has the names of all inhabitants who were early land owners in Wood county, Va = Tax Commission Records of 1802-1822 posted on the Wood County website. Benjamin Mayberry, George Mayberry, and John P. Mayberry, Abraham Pennybacker and Derrick Pennybacker were listed also. The preceding names are all relatives of Benjamin Maybewrry Prentiss and his siblings. I have also, found that Ben's family moved to Bethany, Harrison Co., MO., date unknown. Later Benjamin M. Prentiss was found to have attended a Military Academy and that he assembled a group of men and took them to Quincy. Illinois for entry on active duty at the beginning of the Civil War. I am not really sure of my memory of what little I know or have read about him but, do know that he was given a commission as an officer in the US Army and later was promoted to Colonel, then to Brigidair General and still later due to his bravery and skill as a leader of men in combat was given the Command of a large group of men Regiment or Division and his unit was detailed to engage the enemy (CSA) at Shiloh battle, and was given the center part of the line of battle with his command which was later referred to as the battle of the "Hornet's Nest". His unit fought gallantly but due to the superior force of the Confederates he and his unit was captured. Ben M. Prentiss was later promoted to Lieutenant General. The LDS has some info on him. See Source Information: Film Number: 1903559 Page Batch # 8922108, Sheet #: 25, Source Call #: 12553474. If anyone reading this have any information on him and his parents and siblings please contact me. I have next to nothing on anyone other than Ben Mayberry Prentice. I need dates and names, and facts. Thanks, Frank Mayberry in Muskogee, Ok Email: FMayberry@msn.com USPS address: 318 North 'G' Street, Muskogee, Ok 74403-3469 P.S. I also, know that Ben H. Prentiss' first wife died and that he remarried and also produced serveral children by his second marriage. I need that information also. Thanks

» Frank R. Mayberry  [added: 2000-11-23]
I am seeking the birth date of Malissa Childs Elliot, born c1929 in St. Louis, MO, daughter of Marquis and Lue (Prentiss) Childs. Malissa died on March 20, 1979 in Hanover, NH. Thank you for any help you can provide.

» Mary Burgess  [added: 2000-11-01]
I am looking for information on Earl Donald Prentice who was born in Ohio March 4, 1909 and died in Alameda, CA on November 16, 1980. Earl's parents were George Prentice and Martha Florence (May) Moyer. He was born in Ohio and had four brothers and sisters, Llewellyn (my grandmother), Shirley, Alverda and George Lloyd. The family has no information on him after he left Ohio. Would love to be able to tell my father and my Aunt that I have found his family. Thanks, Katherine

» Katherine McMillen  [added: 2000-10-31]
If you have information, photos, letters or other documentary evidence for Civil War Major General Benjamin Mayberry Prentiss(1819-1901), please contact Walter S. Waggoner at Email address copperpike@hotmail.com. Waggoner is working on a biography of Gen. Prentiss, whose contributions to the Union cause have been largely ignored. If you have information on his father Henry L. or mother Martha Mayberry, please contact Walter S. Waggoner. What was the order of his descent from Valetine Prentiss of the Mayflower? Descendents of Gen. Benjamin Prentiss are encoraged to contact Walter who has been assembling materials in preparation for a published biography of the General.

» Walter S. Waggoner  [added: 2000-10-28]
Does anyone know of Alva Prentice, died1850, buried in Sterlingshire churchyard? Mary Prentice married to Wm. Dempster 17th Jan,1803?

» Rosemary Barbour  [added: 2000-10-20]
I am looking for info on my father's ancestors. My great grandfather was Raymond Cecil Prentice (1906-1947) and his father Earl H. Prentice (1879-1960). That is as far as I know at this point. You have a great site here, but I can't seem to find where we fit in?. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

» Jennifer (Prentice) Rossow  [added: 2000-10-19]
Looking for info on John Chester Prentice m.Faye Violet McNichols, any family members please e-mail me. Also notice new e-mail address, Thanks great site

» Claudia Potter  [added: 2000-10-15]
Please could someone provide me with information about the Prentice's who settled in South Africa. As far as I know, they settled in Cape town and a son was born there with the name of James.

» Sally-Ann Urtel  [added: 2000-10-05]
I work in the office of the School of the Arts at Columbia University, NYC. Our school has acquired the Prentis building at 632 West 125th Street, New York, NY (Harlem)and we are trying to discover the namesake of this building. The building was originally a dairy in the early 1900's and during the 1940's, was used for the "Mahattan Project." We will be doing restoration of the building and we are eager to know it's complete history. We are not sure if Prentis was the name of an individual or a business that was located there in the past. Any information would be appreciated.

» Trish Loeffler  [added: 2000-09-22]
Searching for info re: Kindniss Prentiss who m. Thomas Hightower. They had a child named Charity Hightower.

» Carol  [added: 2000-09-12]
I am just starting to search for my roots. If you can help at all please e-mail me. I was born in Rockville, CT in August 1978. Most of my family was born and raised in CT, mainly in the Hartford area and have since moved to Colchester, CT, California, and New Hampshire. If I come up with something else to add I will do so. In the meantime, please e-mail me with any information you can provide. Thanx for your help!

» Crystal (Prentiss) Wolfe  [added: 2000-09-09]
William Prentice of Bermondsey , Surrey , now part of LONDON Married Eliza Cook, b 1844 , Ware, Hertfordshire,Children ;- "All born in Hackney, London " William b.1872/3 Alice Sophie b.1874/5 Sarah Rose (known as Rose ) b. 1875/6 Alfred Thomas b . 1879/80 Daniel Josiah b. 22nd Dec 1881 , d. 2nd May 1915 Charles Henry b. 1887/8 Daniel married Sarah Elizabeth Kent b.1881 , Hackney, d.13th Oct 1961 in Tottenham, London.Her father was William James Kent, b. 11th Nov 1840 in "Brandon" Methwold, Thetford, Norfolk. Daniel and Sarah's Children ;- Florence (flo) b.9 Aug 1903, m. Harry Jackson William (Bill) b . 20th April 1904, m. Beatrice Cogman George Henry b.5th June 1906, m. Doris Rowntree Violet (vi) b.1908, m. Arthur Winkley Irene (Renee) b. 1911, m. Robert Baron(Emigrated to Australia) Fredrick (Fred) 17 Jan 1913 (unmarried) John Labasse b. 29 Jan 1915, m. Lillian Mary Ward Any information would be very much appreciated Regards Kerry Prentice

» Kerry Prentice  [added: 2000-09-08]
I am descended (great grandson) from James Reid Prentice, born in Gadgairth, Ayrshire, in 1851, the son of Alexander Prentice and Marion Reid, brother of William, John, Lizzie and Sarah. He emigrated to New Zealand on the ship "Timaru" in 1879. He died in Dunedin, New Zealand, in 1936. I am after any information on Scottish and possible English connections prior to his emigration. John North

» John North  [added: 2000-08-24]
We have hit a brickwall in tracing the ancestors of Abraham C. Prentiss b 1821, Grand Isle, Vt. Family legend has it that his father or gfather was a Scottish sea captain. If your research has included Prentiss sea captains in the 1700s, I would like to hear from you.

» Kathryn Ojerio  [added: 2000-08-02]
Does anyone know where my 2nd(?) cousins jimmy Prentice and Bobbie Rhodes are? I last heard in or near Detroit, Mi.

» Rosemary Barbour  [added: 2000-07-30]
I'm looking for info on my gr-grandfather and his siblings. My gr-grandfathers name was BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PRENTICE, I've been told that he had 5 brothers and 7 sisters, the brothers names were JOSEPH,WILLIAM, ORVILLE,WARD,and JOHN HOPING, I have no names for his sisters, I believe they were probably all born in WINNABAGO COUNTY IL, but not sure the only birthdate I have is my gr-grandfathers is Feb 26, 1864, he moved to Ne.sometime before 1890, as that is when he m.LAURA ANN WILLSON Oct.29,1890 any help would be greatly appricated

» claudia Potter  [added: 2000-07-24]
My husband'd Prentice is Abigail who married Thomas Warner on 4 Jul 1749 in Woodbury per History of Ancient Woodbury. She died Nov 1794, probably in Woodbury. I have her baptism as 17 Nov 1728, per a cousin's deceased mother, with no source given. Was told she was the daughter of Valentine and Abigail Walker. I have no information on Abigail Walker either. THANKS !!

» Denise  [added: 2000-07-24]
Looking for any information on Batte and Alexander Prentiss. Their father was Squire Prentiss. I have all of Alexander's decendants but none for Batte. Also, who is Squire Prentiss and who is the mother of Batte and Alexander? The family has used various spelling of the Prentiss name and these spellings are used today. The family was mainly in Virginia. Thanks

» Sandie  [added: 2000-07-01]
I am the granddaughter of John Chester Prentice born in Blue Hill Nebraska on Oct 3, 1899, married Faye Violet McNichols onthe 23rd of dec, 1922 I'm looking for anyone knowing who his parents were and any other info you may have about the Prentice family in Blue Hill, Angus, or Prentice Nebraska

» Claudia Potter  [added: 2000-06-12]

» JOHN D. PRENTISS  [added: 2000-06-05]
Wiiliam Prentice, born 1844, Bermondsey, Surrey (now part of London ). Married Eliza Cook , born 1844, Ware, Hertfordshire.1881 census 5 children,William b.1871/2, Alice Sophie, b. 1874/5, Sarah "Rose" b.1875/6,Charles Henry, b. 1877/8, Alfred Thomas 1879/80. Daniel my great grandfather was born in 1881,he was born after this census.All the children were born in Hackney ,East London. Any information regarding any of the above mentioned ,would be much appeciated. regards Kerry

» Kerry Prentice  [added: 2000-05-23]
Virgil Prentice (b Scotland c. 1810, d. Dale, Wisconsin 1879)was my g.g. grandfather. I don't see him or his son George Washington Prentice (B. Scotland 1839, d Wi 1916) on the Scotish list of births or marriages.My grandmother Nye was born Ella Phoebe Prentice (1870 -1906) Can you help me discover their Scottish roots? I was very excited when I discovered this site. Thanks.

» D. Nye  [added: 2000-05-21]
I am a researcher in Melbourne, AUS,looking for descendants of John Goddard PRENTICE (b.1886 Melbourne to William Edward PRENTICE and Mary (Minnie) VERCOE). He married Agnes CLARK in 1911, Melbourne. I have only been able to find one child, John Goaddard PRENTICE (b.1918 Armadale). Any information would be gratefully received. Thanking you, Genie From Oz AUSTRALIAN GENIES ON-LINE The on-line community for Australian family historians http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/australiangeniesonline

» Genie From Oz  [added: 2000-04-28]
Chloe Prentice, wife of Samuel Wardwell, Somers, Conn., b. 1 Aug 1790, d. 17 Mar 1845. She left the Congregational Church to become a Shaker. Also, Flora Prentice m. Samuel Wardwell and had a son, Benjamin Franklin Wardwell, b. 15 Aug 1823. Are Chloe and Flora actually the same person?

» Kathryn Mooring  [added: 2000-04-17]
Seeking parental links for Stephen P. Prentice. Spouse Anna A. Cox, also Jesse Cox, also Ann Cock, b. 26 Nov 1806, d. 3 Aug 1882, buried in Rock Stream Cemetery, Starkey, Yates Co., NY. Other relatives believed of Stephen's lineage are Stephen Prentice, b. 23 Mar 1698/9 as 4th child of Capt. Stephen Prentice (Prentisss) and Elizabeth Rogers from New London, CT. His other siblings were John Prentis, Hannah, Phebe, Joseph, Elizabeth, Esther, Benjamin and Mercy. Capt. Stephen Prentice was the son of John Prentis, b. abt 1634; his spouse Hester, b. abt. 1638, both of Millstone Point, CT. Can share lineage back to mid-1500's.

» Richard Edgerton  [added: 2000-04-14]
I am searching for the ancestors of Thomas Prentice (b. 1821-1823)who married Christiana Morton BRASH (b. 20 December 1823, m. about 1852)in Scotland. She was the daughter of Alexander and Margaret RENNIE/WENNER BRASH (m. 29 June 1821). Thomas and Christiana, who was the widow of John French, emigrated to Australia in 1852 with at least two children by her first husband, but had several more during their marriage. Thomas and Christiana then went to California in about 1860. I have much information Thomas' family and descendants to present time that I will share.

» Cristopher  [added: 2000-03-22]
Searching for information on Lewis Prentice/Prentis bp June 20, 1790, Thorp Arch, Yorkshire, England, died December 9, 1852 in Hobart, Australia. His wife was Margaret (Stabler?) and they had several children all born in England. Lewis and his eldest son, Edward, went to Australia in the 1830’s. Both died there in the 1850’s. Other children of Lewis and Margaret were John Stabler Prentice who married Mary Ann Thorp(e), (my direct ancestors) Lewis, Emma, Matilda, Lousia, Jane, Sarah, and Elizabeth. Edward Prentis married Ann . Their children were William Charles, Sarah Ann, John Albert and Frederick Lewis. There may have been other children. William Charles married Alice Eliza Hogarth in Hobart, Australia on March 4, 1878. Some of this family later moved to New Zealand. The parents of Lewis were Francis Prentis and Sarah Birdsall. Francis and Sarah were married in Thorps Arch on April 22, 1789. Anyone out there related to this Prentice/Prentis family???

» Jean Ann Orser Lupinetti  [added: 2000-03-21]
I am searching for any information on John Prentice, born 1800, all census records say he was born in N.C.; John shows up in Adair County, KY. in 1824. He married Dicy Janes in 1826 in Adair County, KY. The family moved to Schuyler Co., IL. in 1855; he died there in 1880. I am searching for any information on John's parents, where he came from? I have been unable to fine any information on John before 1824. Would appreciate any help. Thanks

» Jim Prentice  [added: 2000-03-21]
I am looking for info on Capt. THOMAS PRENTICE b. 1621 in England. I am espesially interested in who his parents are. Also looking for the names of the children of THOMAS b.1649, of SAMUEL b.1680, of SAMUEL b.1702, of AMOS b.1748, and of JOHN OWEN b. 1804. Any info would be much appreciated.

» Leah Prentice  [added: 2000-03-04]
Prentice from Carstairs/Carluke, SCT. Looking for connections to William Prentice (b:1720 Carstairs) & Katherine Watson; William Prentice (b: 1766 Stobilee) & Grizzel Alexander; James Prentice (b: 1798 Carstairs) & Margaret Stark (b: 1802 Carnwath); George Prentice (b: 1835 Carluke) & Caroline Alexander (b: 1838 Whitby ON CAN); Annetta Maria Prentice (b: 1863 Columbus ON CAN) & John Atkinson Arthur Platt (b: 1856 East Zorra Twp ON CAN). Especially need info on Katherine Watson.

» Carol (Platt) Novak  [added: 2000-02-06]
The information I have is sketchy, but maybe someone could help. My name is Allison Prentice Gardner, my mother is Alice Steel Bole nee Prentice, she has three sisters Isabel MacAtammany, Helen Williams and Jenette Collins, she also has five brothers, John, Robert, David, Thomas and James.--My Grandfather was THOMAS PRENTICE b Feb 1889 on Clyde Ferry St Glasgow, also living at Jimmson St Govanhill, he owned a small eletrical shop, we know almost nothing about his first marrage except that there was two sons, he also had a sister who lived in a mental institution, his second marriage was to HELEN MORRISTON who was from the Fife area. Thomas died in 1950 and is buried in Eastwood cemetry Glasgow.-- My G/Grandfather was also THOMAS PRENTICE he was a Herbalist and owned / worked in a dairy shop, he married ALICE MAUD STEEL who was a Highlander who was b 9.11.1865 in Dundee, her parents were George Steel and Elizabeth Fullerton.-- One of the Thomas Prentices had a relation called James Prentice who owned the FALLLS OF THE CLYDE and who sold it to the DUKE OF HAMILTON.-- also one of the Prentices was a 'GUTTER PERCHA MERCHANT'(a job connected with rubber) who sold his business to Dunlop (The tyre people), hoping someone knows more about this family. Alison

» Allison Prentice Gardner  [added: 2000-02-05]
My grandmother Margaret Mable Prentice b 16May1864 in Graytown, Ohio died in Michigan. Her father and mother were Joseph and Sarah McClargin Prentice. Margaret Siblings were Isabella b.20May1857 m Martin Duty, Fred M Lucinda Nelson, Bert, James b 13 Feb.1861 d. 1929 m Lucy daughter Elva, Daniel b 5March 1864 m Kate, Sarah b 25Sept1865,Mary b 13March1868 m. Hugh Clemens, Jesse b. 26Jan1882 any information would be greatly appreciated. All from Toledo area. Thank you.

» Jean Day  [added: 2000-01-31]
My first name is Prentice, and I would like to know how I got it. My ggrand father was Charles Prentice Alexander of Groton, Connecticut and that is the first time the name shows up. My father was Prentice, my son is Prentice and my grandson is John Prentice Alexander. Can anyone out there tell me where Charles got the name? Thank you, Prentice Alexander

» Prentice Alexander  [added: 2000-01-29]
I am looking for the birth parents of Gloria Prentice Walker. She was adopted from the Childrens Home of Roanoke Va in 1930. We assume her mother used the fathers last name for the babies middle name. She was supposedly born in Roanoke Virginia in 1929, to a young school girl and a young man who worked a the Times News and went to school at night. They were probably not married. Any suggestions on how to search for information would be appreciated.

» Scott Bishop  [added: 2000-01-15]
I am trying to find information about the ancestors of William Prentice, born 1821, Richmond, Surrey, England. Any help would be most appreciated.

» Geoffrey Prentice  [added: 2000-01-12]
Dan Bricen,Corneilous(Jack or Neil)Bricen,

» Marvin Bricen  [added: 2000-01-11]
If anyone happens to be looking for info about any PRENTICE's from CREEMORE/HONEYWOOD/DUNEDIN/LAVENDER area in Ontario please email me. My grandfather was Charles Henry Prentice b. 1913 d. 1999 m. Euphemia Marie Henderson 5 children (my father Charles Robert)

» Teresa (PRENTICE) Neale  [added: 2000-01-08]
I am searching for info on James Peter Prentice born in Lanarkshire Scotland July 4, 1818. Buried in Greenup Illinois, USA...death date Aug 17,1881. I need parental & sibling information.

» Rosey Sutherland  [added: 2000-01-01]
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