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Hugh Harvey Prentice

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Hugh Harvey Prentice
Former Caption: Louis Hugh Prentice
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Fall 2000 and Revised: 10 Dec 2017

By email of 1 Jul 2000, Audrey Roy brings to our attention the following family with which we have combined information found in Ancestry.com :

1. Hugh Harvey Prentice was b. c. 1810 in Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland and d. c. 1873, age 63, in Champion Siding, Quebec, Canada per Ancestry.com .

He m. Isabella Tibbey Irvine on 27 Oct 1853, New Brunswick, Canada. She was b. 19 Jun 1833, Millsteam, Matapedia, Quebec, and c. c. 1900. An Ancestor Chart for her can be found at Ancestry.com . Children of Hugh and Isabella:

  1. Alexander Prentice, b. c. 1854, Lower Canada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]
  2. Thomas Prentice, b. c.
  3. Elizabeth Mary Prentice, b. c. 1855 in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  4. Daniel (David) Irvine Prentice, b. 17 Jun 1859, Lower Canada, Matapedia Bonaventure, Canada, and d. 27 Dec 1928, Jardine Brook, New Brunswick, Canada. He m. Margaret McDavid in 1896, Metapedia. She was b. c. 1875, Restogouche, Acale, Nova Scotial. Children per Ancestry.com :
    1. J. Sarah Prentice, b. 7 Sep 1893.
    2. George Maxwell Prentice, b. c. 1897, Quebec, and d. c. 1953. He m. Etta McNaughton c. 1915. She was b. 10 Apr 1897. They had 1 or more children, including:
      1. Arnold Daniel Prentice, b. 3 Sep 1928, Jardine Brook, New Brunswich, Canada, and d. 14 Apr 1998, Hampton, New Brunswick, Canada. He m. Miss LeVasseur. Children per Ancestry.com :
        1. (dau.) Prentice.
        2. (son) Prentice. He m. Miss Hunter and had a son and daughter.
        3. (dau.) Prentice.
        4. (son) Prentice.
    3. Blanch Prentice, b. c. 1901.
    4. Percy Howard Prentice, b. 13 Mar 1906, Restigouche Co., N.B. . . . . . . . . . . . . [1.10]
  5. James Prentice, b. c. 1860, Lower Canada. Apparently d. as an infant.
  6. James McGregor Prentice, b.Aug 1862, New Brunswick, Canada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [3]
  7. Hugh Prentice, b. 6 Mar 1872, Matapedia, Bonaventure, Quebec, Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . [4]
  8. James William Prentice, b. c. Aug 1862 in New Brunswick, Canada. James' occupation was that of a Restaurant & Hotel Owner/Manager. He m. Jennie Sampair on 23 Mar 1885, Cumberland, Barron, WI. She was the daughter of Amez (Emile) Sampair and Ellen Brown and was b. 13 Aug 1868 in WI and d. 2 Jan 1959, Seattle, King, WA.

      Note: James and Jennie appear in the 1900 Big Bend Town, Chippewa Co., WI census with their children. Apparently James died before 1920 because Jennie appears in the 1920 Seattle, Kings Co., WA census as the wife of Louis A. Prentice, b. c. 1865 in Canada and naturalized a US citizen in 1867.

    Children of James and Jennie:

    1. Louis Hugh Prentice, b. c. 1886, WI and d. 19 Dec 1918, Seattle, King Co., WA.

      On 31 Aug 1904, St. Paul, MN, Louis m. Lillian M. Wood. She was b. 1 Dec 1885 in WI and d. 6 Dec 1948 in Pacific Beach, WA. Lillian was the dau. of William Wood and Kate Maxy. In the 1920 Seattle census, Lillian is living with Louis M. Prentice and his wife, Jennie, and Lillian is called their Daughter in Law. Children of Louis and Jennie:

      1. James William Prentice, b. 13 Jan 1907, WI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [5]
      2. Katherine B. Prentice, b. c. 1908, WA.
      3. Louis Hugh Prentice, b. c. 1917, WA. He m. Ada Leona Packenham.

    2. Robert Prentice, b. c. 1888. He m. Cora Mae. Children:
      1. Robert Prentice
      2. Hugh McGregor Prentice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [5.1]
      3. Guy Prentice

1.10 Percy Howard Prentice, b. 13 Mar 1906, Flatlands, Restigouche Co., New Brunswick, Canada.

He m. Myra Agnes Long. She was b. c. 1909 in Prince William, New Brunswich, and d. 2 Feb 2009 in the Wolfville Nursing Home, Kings County, Nova Scotia. She was a daughter of the late Murray Long and Emma Jane Hayward. Her obituary in The Chronicle Harold of 5 Feb 2009 reads as follows:

    PRENTICE, Myra Agnes 100, of Wolfville, passed away Monday, February 2, 2009, in Wolfville Nursing Home, Kings Co., Nova Scotia. Born in Prince William, New Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Murray and Emma Jane (Hayward) Long.

    She dedicated her life to her family, her church and her home. She had been employed teaching in the public school system in New Brunswick and took part in many elections acting as a District Returning Officer. She was a member of First Baptist Church Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she had been President and office holder in the Women's Missionary Society, the Women's Auxiliary, Teacher and Superintendent within the Church School and Leader of the Mission Band. She was also Regent of two IODE chapters in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

    She is survived by her son, Rev. Dr. Roger Prentice, Wolfville, Kings Co., Nova Scotia; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Percy Prentice; sisters, Maude Currie, Ruby Trail and Nellie McCabe. Cremation has taken place under the direction of White Family Funeral Home, Kentville and there will be no visitation by family request. The funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 7, in First Baptist Church Halifax, Rev. John Boyd officiating.

    Burial will take place at a later date in Fredericton Rural Cemetery, New Brunswick. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Chaplaincy Endowment Fund c/o Acadia University. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. On-line condolences may be directed to: www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com

Son of Percy and Myra:

  1. Rev. Dr. Roger Prentice who in 2009 lived in Wolfville, Kings Co., Nova Scotia, Canada.

2. Alexander Prentice, b. c. 1854, Lower Canada. he 1920 census identifies him as a Laborer, Lumbermill and living in Lake Stevens, Snohomish Co., WA. 1930 South Lake Stevens, Snohomish Co., WA. An email of 19 Nov 2017 from Scott Bergeson reads as follows:

    Page: Louis Hugh Prentice of Scotland and Canada

    Comment: There is a town called Prentice, Wisconsin, founded by Alexander Prentice. Some information about the town is here: Walk, and the second or third red dot on the map has a link to a picture of a historical plaque that mentions Alexander and the founding of the Jump River Lumber Company.`

He m. Wilhelmina "Minnie" Merbs c. 1891, Price, WI. She was b. c. 1878, Germany. Children per Ancestry.com and census records.:

  1. Alexander Prentice, b. Sep 1892, WI. 1900, 1910 at home. 1920 census in Everett, Nohomish Co., WA, with his wife, Grace M., b. c. 1900, AR. 1930 in Lake Stevens, Snohomish Co., WA. Not in SSDI. Children:
    1. Melvin B. Prentice, b. c. 1919, WA. 1920 at home. 1930 not home.
    2. Jack B. Prentice, b. c. 1920, WA. 1930 at home.
    3. Marilyn Druci9lla Prentice, b. c. 1925, WA. 1930 at home.
  2. Daniel E. Prentice, b. 1 Apr 1897, WI, obtained his SS# in WI, and d. Aug 1974, age 77, Everett, Snohomish Co., WA. 1900, 1910, 1920 at home. He appears in the 1930 census (Faller, Own Pole Business) in Marion, Snohomish Co., WA, with his wife, Freda, b. c. 1904, WA, and children:
    1. Eileen Prentice b. c. 1921, WA. 1930 at home.
    2. Calvin Prentice, b. c. 1925, WA. 1930 at home. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2.1]
    3. Wayne Prentice, b. c. 1926, WA. 1930 At home.
  3. Gladys M. Prentice, b. Mar 1899, WI. 1900, 1910 at home. 1920 not home.
  4. Eva Prentice, b. c. 1901, WI. 1910 at home. 1920 not home.
  5. Harvey Prentice, b. 8 Nov 1902, WI, obtained his SS# in WA, and d. Sep 1980, Silverdale, Kitsap Co., WA. 1910, 1920 at home. 1930 in Everett, Snohomish Co., WA, with his wife, Viola, Foshay, b. 27 Jul 1902, MI, obtained her SS# in NH, and d. Sep 1983, Silverdale, Kitsap Co., WA. She was the dau. of Dowell and Emma Foshay. Children of Harvey and Viola:
    1. Berniece Prentice, b. c. 1926, WA. 1930 at home.
    2. Louis Prentice, b. c. 1927, WA. 1930 at home.
  6. Roland Prentice, b. 6 Oct 1910, WA, obtained his SS# in WA, and d. Feb 1983, Burlington, Skagit Co, WA. 1920 at home. Not home in 1930 and not in 1930 census.
  7. Stanley Prentice, b. c. 1915, WA. 1920 at home. Not home in 1930 and not in 1930 census. Not in SSDI.

2.1 Calvin Prentice, b. c. 1925, WA. 1930 at home.

He m. Betty Jean Jameson, b. c. 1928 and d. 11 Oct 2011. Her obituary reads as follows:

    Betty Jean Jameson Prentice. On October 11, 2011 Betty Jean Prentice passed away at the age of 88 after a long battle with cancer.

    Born to Oliver and Marian Jameson, Betty grew up in Monroe, Washington. She graduated from Monroe High School and the University of Washington. She and her husband, Calvin Prentice, were residents of Vancouver, Washington during the last several years and celebrated 63 years of marriage shortly before her death.

    Betty was a loving daughter, mother and sister and in turn was easy to love back. She had a great sense of humor and a wicked smile.

    She is survived by her husband, Calvin Prentice; her four children, Corey Prentice of Marysville, WA, Joleen Skarberg of Vancouver, Daunell Stirkins of Shoreline, WA and Dan Prentice of Kirkland, WA; and her brother, Ray Jameson of Seattle. She leaves behind seven grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren. Betty made the world a better place for her family and friends. She will be missed by all. A very private gathering was held graveside in Vancouver.

    Published in The Herald (Everett) from October 23 to October 25, 2011.

Children of Calvin and Betty per her obituary:

  1. Corey Prentice of Marysville, WA,
  2. Joleen Prentice. She m. Mr. Skarberg of Vancouver,
  3. Daunell Prentice. She m. Mr. Stirkins of Shoreline, WA.
  4. Dan Prentice of Kirkland, WA.

3. James McGregor Prentice, b.Aug 1862, New Brunswick, Canada, and d. 30 Apr 1931, Evergreen-Washal, Seattle, King Co., WA,

He m. Jennie Sampair c. 1885. She was b. c. 1869, Canada, and d. 1959. She was the dau. of Amez Sampair (1835-1915) and Ellen Brown (1846-1909). Children per Ancestry.com .

  1. Lewis H. Prentice, b. c. 1885, WI, and d. 1918. He m. Lillian M. c. 1905. She was b. c. 1887, WI. Children:
    1. James Prentice, b. c. 1907, WI.
    2. Catherine Prentice, b. c. 1909, WI,

  2. Robert L. Prentice, b. c. 1889, WI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [6]

4. Hugh Prentice, b. 6 Mar 1872, Matapedia, Bonaventure, Quebec, Canada, and d. 1 Jan 1933, Snohomish Co., WA. 1900 census in Phillips, Price Co.,WI. 1910 in Hartford, Snohomish Co., WA. 1920 and 1930 Three Lakes, Snohomish Co., WA.

He m. Blanche Florence McKeegan (or Florence Blanche McKeegan). She was b. c. 1883 in WI. Her father was b. in Scotland and mother in WI (per 1910 census). 1940 living with the family of her daughter, Lucille. Children per Ancestry.com :

  1. Irvin L. Prentice, b. 12 May 1901, WI. Obtained his SS@ in WA, and d,. Mar 1966 at an unspecified location. 1930 census in Three Lakes, Snohomish Co., WA with his wife, Velna, b. 5 Oct 1901, OR, obtained her SS# in WA, and d. 30 Jun 1988, Snohomish Co. WA. She may have had a prior marriage as the 1930 census shows:
    1. Edwards Beesley, stepson, b. c. 1930, WA.
  2. Lucille T. Prentice, b. 1903, WI. 1930 not home. She m. Eugene F. Friese, b. c. 1898, WI. 1940 in Three Lakes, Snohomish Co., WA.
    1. Eugene H. Friese, b. c. 1933, WA. 1940 at home.
  3. Hugh Neil Prentice, b. 1907, WI, and d. 1932
  4. Howard Prentice, b. 1 Aug 1908, WI, obtained his SS# in WA, and d. Oct 1969, Snohomish Co. WA. 1930 at home
  5. Walter H. Prentice, b. 21 Dec 1910, WA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [4.1]
  6. Everett M. Prentice , b. 11 Aug 1913, WA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [4.2]
  7. Gordon M. Prentice, b. 13 Mar 1916, WA, obtained his SS# in WA, and d. Dec 1982, Snohomish Co. WA. 1930 at home.

4.1 Walter H. Prentice, b. c. 21 Dec 1910, WA. 1930 living at home in Three Lakes, Snohomish Co., WA; Chaser in the Logging Industry. 1940 in Lake, Snohomish Co., WA, and was a Hooker Man in the Logging industry with 1 year of High School.

He m. Dona , b. c. 1914, WA. Children:

  1. Donna June Pfeiffer Prentice, b. c. 1934, WA. 1940 at home. Her obituary reads as follows:

      Daily Herald, The (Everett, WA) - Friday, December 5, 2003: Donna June Pfeiffer Prentice, WA United States p> Donna June Pfeiffer Prentice Donna June Pfeiffer Prentice, born to Walter and June Prentice of Route 4, Snohomish, WA. Donna lived and graduated from Snohomish WA. She married and raised four children, then moved to Southeast Alaska where she lived for many years. Finally, moving to Peshastin, WA in April of 2002. p> She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Tim Duke of Naches, WA, 5 grandchildren, 3 sisters-in- law, their husbands and families. She also leaves behind many good friends. She was a wonderful person and a very caring mother and wife. She is preceded in death by her parents and 3 children, 1 grandchild. She was at her best while in her garden, for that's where she found peace within her self and with our heavenly father. p> At Donna's request, no services will be held. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3,16. Amen

    Children of Walter and Donna:

    1. Linda Prentice. She m. Tim Duke and in 2003 lived in Naches, WA.

4.2 Everett M. Prentice, b. 11 Aug 1913, WA, obtained his SS# in WA, and d. 1 Apr 2002, Snohomish Co., WA. 1930 at home. His obituary reads as follows:

    Daily Herald, The (Everett, WA) - Friday, April 12, 2002: Everett M. Prentice, WA United States

    Everett "Bud" Prentice, 88, of Snohomish, WA, died on April 8, 2002 at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland, WA. Everett was born on August 21, 1913 in Snohomish, WA as one of six brothers and one sister.

    His early worklife began at the young age of fourteen as a logger. During World War II he began his construction career and worked as a project superintendent for the American Construction Company, and built many of the Northwest's favorite Ferry Docks, Marinas and Bridges. He was listed in "Who's Who in Construction" as one of the best in his profession. He was a lifetime member of the International Union of Carpenters. In his retirement he was an avid fisherman and actively involved in many salmon and steelhead habitat restoration programs. He was an avid supporter of Snohomish Panther High School athletics and was a regular spectator as long as his health permitted.

    Everett is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Ethel; two sons, Arlen Prentice, and David Prentice; five grandchildren, Steve, Chris, Ryan, Mark, and Jon; and five great-grandchildren, Emily, Theo, Gavin, Tyler, and Jaisa. Everett and his first great- granddaughtger, Emily, shared a special relationship and a joint birthday.

    A private memorial service will be held on their birthday in August. The Family would like to extend a special thank you to Everett's wonderful care providers, Mariana and Constantin Petrescu. We appreciate everything you did for our family. Memorials may be made to The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Arrangements under the care of Bothell Funeral Home.

He m. Ethel Angeloff. Her obituary reads as follows:

    Daily Herald, The (Everett, WA) - Saturday, February 26, 2005: Ethel Prentice, WA, United States

    Ethel Prentice of Snohomish, Washington died on February 12, 2005, at the age of 89. Born on July 18, 1915, in Three Forks, Montana, Ethel was raised on Storm Lake, Washington, by her parents Nick and Florence Angeloff.

    She was a graduate of Snohomish High School and attended business school. Ethel lived her life and raised her family in Snohomish, Washington. For more than twenty years, Ethel worked as a librarian at the Sno-Isle regional library and passed her love of literature to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ethel's other passion in life was her cats. She was known to rescue stray cats from the alleyways of Snohomish and provide them with a comfortable home. Ethel will be greatly missed by her family and remembered as a loving, humorous, generous and resilient woman.

    In 1936 she married Everett Prentice. Ethel was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Prentice.

    They raised two children, Arlen ("Arnie") and David. She is survived by her two sons and their wives, Debra and Tracey; life-long friend Jacquelyn; five grandsons, Stephen, Chris, Ryan, Mark and Jonathan; and seven great- grandchildren, Emily, Theo, Tyler, Gavin, Owen, Dora and Jaisa. .

    A semi-private reception in Ethel's memory will be held on March 13. Contact (206) 676-7458 for details. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to MEOW at 10600 NE 68th St., Suite F, Kirkland, WA 98033 (425-822-MEOW) or the Seattle Public Library Mobile Services at 2025 9th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121 (206-684-4713).

Children of Everett and Ethel:

  1. Arlen Prentice aka Arnie Prentice. H e m. Debra.
  2. David Prentice. He m. Tracy.

5. James William Prentice, b. 13 Jan 1907, WI and d. 10 Aug 1959, Tacoma or Seattle, WA.

He m. Faye Rosalie Shepardson on 14 Jul 1927 in Port Gamble or Seattle, WA. She was b. 3 Mar 1903, Kelso, WA. She was the dau. of Arthur Shepardson and Orpha Belle Knoles. At home in 1920 Seattle census. Children:

  1. Charmalee Jane Prentice, b. 16 Dec 1927, Hoquiam, WA.
  2. James Arthur Prentice, b. 19 May 1928, Seattle,WA. He m. Gloria Mae Daniels on 18 Jul 1955, Coeur d'Alene, ID. Children:
    1. Rodney Douglas Prentice, b. 16 Apr 1956, Seattle, WA .
    2. Tina Marie Prentice, b. 30 Jan 1959, San Diego, CA.
    3. Jeffery James Prentice, b. 24 Jul 1961, San Diego, CA

5.1 Hugh McGregor Prentice, b. 5 Aug 1915, Okanogan Co., WA, and d. 26 Feb 1993, Newport Beach, Orange Co., CA, age 77. His obituary reads as follows:

    Orange County Register, The (Santa Ana, CA) - Sunday, February 28, 1993: Hugh M. Prentice Sr.

    Hugh M. Prentice Sr., 77, of Newport Beach, a retired carpenter and maintenance supervisor at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital, died Friday. He served in the Army during World War II.

    Survived by his sons, Hugh Jr., of Lancaster, Gary, of Newport Beach, and William, of Stanton; daughter, Bonnie Freedman of Trabuco Canyon; brothers, Robert and Guy; and three grandchildren.

    Services at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Costa Mesa. Burial at Riverside National Cemetery. Arrangements by Harbor Lawn Mount Olive Memorial Park Mortuary, Costa Mesa.

He m. Unknown. Children:

  1. Hugh Prentice 1993 in Lancaser, CA.
  2. Gary Prentice. 1993 in Newport Beach, CA,
  3. William Prentice. 1993 in Stanton; CA.
  4. Bonnie Prentice. She m. Mr. Freedman and in 1993 lived in Trabuco Canyon, CA.

6. Robert L. Prentice c. 1889, WI, and d. before 2010.

He m. Cora M. Waggoner, b. c. 1889, CO. Not in SSDI. Children per census:

  1. Robert L. Prentice Jr., b. c. 1913, WA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [7]
  2. Hugh MacGregor Prentice, b. 5 Aug 1915, Okanogan, WA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [8]
  3. Guy C. Prentice, b. c. 1923, WA. Not in SSDI.

7. Robert L. Prentice Jr., b. c. 1913, WA, and d.1994, WA. He m. Miss Freeman and had a son. Not in SSDI.

He m. 1st Frances Louise Freeman on 31 Aug 1946, Seattle, King Co., WA. She was b. 22 Nov 1915, Seattle, King Co., WA, and d. there 22 Feb 2010. Ancestor Chart for can be found at Ancestry.com . Her obituary appears in The Seattle Times of 20 Mar 2010 as follows:

    Frances Freeman PRENTICE Age 95, went home to be with her heavenly Father on February 22, 2010. Frances was born November 24, 1915 to Carl and Nellie Freeman. After her mother passed away when she was four years old, Frances was raised by her father Carl and Margaret Freeman.

    Frances became a waitress when she was young and enjoyed this job late into her life. In the 1940's, while she was living in Seattle, she met and married Robert L. Prentice. Together Frances and Bob had two wonderful sons, Daniel and Larry. Frances lived a wonderful life in her, very memorable, "pink house" in Ballard. Her home was filled with warm memories from the early days with her young boys and the many memorable experiences she enjoyed with her three grandchildren. Plum picking in the backyard, trips to the library, and walks to The Bluff. One of her favorite annual events was the spring bloom of lilacs, which would invite all of her family over to gather the blossoms and fill their homes with the sweet scent of her beautiful flowers. Visits from her family were welcomed by the scrumptious smell of scrambled eggs with bacon, home fries, and lemon-meringue pie; all washed down with home-made "orange soda."

    Frances taught us what it meant to be a good neighbor and friend; as she reached out to so many in her community. For many years, Frances and her neighborhood friends on Sunset Hill took great pride and joy in watching over each other. A strong Christian who loved and served the lord, Frances' faith has enriched all of our lives.

    Frances was preceded in death by Bob Prentice, sister Jean Theiss and son Larry Prentice. She is survived in death by brother John Edward Freeman, son Daniel Freeman Prentice, and three grandchildren Aaron, Mackenzie and Tanner.

    Frances has been laid to rest at Mount Pleasant Cemetery on Queen Anne hill in Seattle. For information regarding the Memorial Service please contact and leave a message at (206) 325-6688. From a glimmer in the stars above, the twinkle in Frances' eye will shine down on us, and fill our hearts; as we are so thankful for having Frances in our lives.

Children of Robert and Frances:

  1. Daniel Freeman Prentice. 2010 living.
  2. Larry Prentice, b. 1947, Seattle, WA, and d. 7 Feb 2010, Seattle, WA.
  3. Robert Leroy Prentice Jr. 2005 living.

Robert m. 2nd Hanna Marie Pederson. She was b. 24 May 1919, in Arlington, WA, and d. 11 Sep 2005, WA. Her obituary reads as follows:

    Daily Herald, The (Everett, WA) - Wednesday, September 14, 2005, Hanna Marie Pederson Prentice

    Hannah Marie Pedersen Prentice Hannah Marie Pedersen Prentice, 86, passed away September 11, 2005. Hannah was born May 24, 1919, in Arlington, Washington, and has been a life-long resident of the Seattle area.

    A woman of many talents, she worked in the shipyards on the LST landing crafts during WWII. She was a talented seamstress, avid gardener and exceptional cookie baker.

    She was preceded in death by two husbands, Herman Pedersen in 1952 and Robert Leroy Prentice in 1994. She is survived by her daughter, Rose Marie Pedersen and her husband, Harris Levey; three step-sons, Bob Jr., Dan and Larry Prentice; two sisters, Lily and Bernice, and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2005, at Washelli Cemetery, Seattle.

8. Hugh MacGregor Prentice, b. 5 Aug 1915, Okanogan, WA and d. 26 Feb 1993, Newport Beach, CA (per SSDI). He served as a PFC in the Army in WW II. Bur. at Sec. 26, Site 890, Riverside Nat. Cem., Riverside, CA.

He m. Thelma Grace Johnson. She was b. 7 Mar 1917, Iregon, OR, and d. 8 Feb 1991, Riverside, Riverside Co., CA. Bur. with her husband. An Ancestor Chart for her can be found at Ancestry.com . Children:

  1. Bonnie Jean Prentice, b. 23 Mar 1950. She m. Robert Freedman and had a son, Mathew Freedman, and daughter, Melinda Freedman, per Bonnie Freedman, email, 6 Jan 2012.
  2. Hugh MacGregor Prentice, Jr., b. 24 Dec 1939.
  3. Gary Eugene Prentice, b. 11 Jul 1940. He m. 1st Virginia Hauser and had a dau., Catherine. He m. 2nd Myrtle Deakins.
  4. William Scott Prentice, b. 10 Aug 1948. He m. Jill Cook.

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Footnote from Audrey Roy: "I noticed on Daniel's marriage cert. the witness to their wedding was Thomas McDougall of Matapedia. He is the one that married Isabelle Irvine, Daniel's father. I haven't found what year Hugh died.

"In the Provincial Archives a William W. Prentice born Edinburgh, Scotland son of John Prentice and Margaret Wilson married in 1911, was listed same time as my grandparents married in 1915. So far my family and second cousins have told me that the Prentice's in NB or Que. are all related. Maybe jumping ahead, could be the brother of Hugh born in NS. and may not be related at all."


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There is a town called Prentice, Wisconsin, founded by Alexander Prentice. Some information about the town is here: http://vil.prentice.wi.gov/historywalk/ , and the second or third red dot on the map has a link to a picture of a historical plaque that mentions Alexander and the founding of the Jump River Lumber Company.
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