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Harry F. Prentice of PA, OH and MI

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Harry F. Prentice of PA, Hancock Co., OH, and Highland Park, MI
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Summer 2001 and Revised 13 May 2004

Update of 13 May 2004: Harry F. Prentice is almost certainly a son of Dwight F. Prentice, 46/46.1 in our PRENTICE book.

We are helping Dale L. Prentice in tracing his Prentice family tree. Here is what we have so far:

1. Harry F. Prentice was b. 3 Apr 1866 in PA and d. 16 May 1948 in Wayne Co. MI. He is bur. in Oakland Co., MI. He does not appear in our EDB, the IGI, or the 1880 PA or OH census. Harry later appears in the census in 1900 Hancock Co., OH. In 1901 he lived in Terra Haute, Vigo Co., IN where his son, Dale, was born. In the 1920 census he is shown living in Highland Park, Wayne Co., MI.

Harry m. Marie H.who was b. Nov 1876 in Germany and who d. 31 Mar 1940 in Oakland Co. MI. They had at least 1 son:

  1. Dale Prentice, b. 29 Jun 1901, Terra Haute, Vigo Co., IN. . . . . . [2]

2. Dale L. Prentice, b. 29 Jun 1901, Terra Haute, Vigo Co., IN. and d. 14 Apr 1954 in Oakland Co., MI. He is living at home in the 1920 census, but later married Elsie F. Hoener c. 1926 in Detroit, MI. Elsie was b. 28 Jan 1903 in Buffalo, NY and d. 18 Nov 1991 in Oakland Co., MI. Son::

  1. Dale L. Prentice Jr., b. c. 1927-35.

3. Dale L. Prentice Jr., b. c. 1927-35. He m. Margaret Fellrath on 29 Sep 1956. She was b. 14 Jul 1934 in Detroit. Children (per Dale Prentice, email, 30 Jan 2002):

  1. Lawrence Prentice.
  2. Paul Prentice.
  3. Matthew Prentice.
  4. Margaret Prentice.
  5. Suzanne Prentice.
  6. Michael Prentice.

Who are Harry F. Prentice's Parents?

Harry is probably the son of Dwight S. Prentice, b. Dec 1831 in NY and his wife, Margaret K., b. Nov 1830 in PA. In 1900 they are shown by census records as living in Hancock Co., O where Harry also appears in 1900. Dwight

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