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Homer Silsby Prather

Homer Silsby Prather

Male 1853 - 1905  (52 years)

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  • Name Homer Silsby Prather 
    Born 10 Jun 1853  Clermont Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Sep 1905  Urbana, Champaign Co., Ill. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Record Change 12 Apr 2009 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Buried Mt. Hope Cem., Champaign Co., Ill. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29451  120k
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2015 

    Father Benjamin Penn Prather,   b. 28 Mar 1821, Shiloh, Clermont Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1885, Somer Township, Champaign Co., Ill. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Caroline Matilda Stevens,   b. Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 Sep 1846  Felicity, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jesse E. Marriott,   b. 18 Feb 1857, Champaign Co., Ill. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1883, Champaign Co., Ill. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 06 Dec 1877  Champaign Co., Ill. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Paul Prather,   b. 29 May 1880, Urbana, Champaign Co., Ill. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1947, Aberdeen, Brown Co., S.D. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Maude Prather,   b. Mar 1882, of Somer Twp, Champaign Co., Ill. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1956, of Oh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)  []
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2015 16:47:29 
    Family ID F14881  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • After his wifes death he moved to Dowell, Edwards Co., Kan./ Recorded: 1891
      His wife became ill and 15 Jan, 1883 he sold everything and moved her to
      Siloam Springs, Ark. in an attempt to restore her health. But her health
      continued to decline. she had a great desire to return to the place of her
      childhood, thus Homer brought her home to Champaign Co., ILL where she later
      died.