September 1880 Census for Prince George's
County, Maryland (MARLBORO)
John R. Prather
is 47 years old and works as a carpenter. He was born in
DC to a DC born father and a MD born mother. All others are born in MD to
MD born parents.
His wife Mary E. is 40 (?) years old and keeps house.
Their children are: Edward M. (23 b. 1857) Richard F.(21), Elizabeth V (18;
married a Magnum),
Francis C, a son (9), Susan E (7), William Platt (4; born 17 Jan. 1877; died 17
Jan 1899), Lethia A. (infant). A
daughter Edith Prather was born later.
1900 Census for NOTTINGHAM, PGC,
MD. John is a carpenter born to Maryland born parents according to
this census. John and Mary have been married for 43 years and of their
9 children, only 6 are still living. Only daughter Edeth (Edith)
remains living at home; single and age 19, born January 1881
1910 Census for NOTTINGHAM, PGC,
John R. Prather, a farmer, is now 75 and has been married 53 years
to his 73 year old wife, Mary E., who gave birth to 9 children, 6 of whom are
still living. Their daughter Edith E. Grimes is living with them and has
been married for 6 years. Her husband Mordacai R. is 33 and works at a
grocery store. They had 3 children, only 2 of whom have survived, Mary M. who is
4 and Emma V.
who is 2.