John Oliver "Ollie" & Bertha Alice Cliff Pratt

Married December 18, 1907

~Photos and information submitted by family researcher, Beverly Fry


John Oliver "Ollie" was born at Benton, Wisconsin. He moved with his family to Iowa when he was four years old.

He married Bertha Alice Cliff on December 18, 1907, in LeMars, Iowa. They resided with his parents approximately 1 - 1 1/2 years until they moved to a farm in Elkhorn Twp, (section 9), Kingsley. They remained there until their retirment to Sioux City in 1944. Funeral services for both were held in the Kingsley Methodist Church with burials in the Kingsley Cemetery.


Ollie & Bertha Pratt Family, circa 1925

Kenny, Gladys, Merlin & Lester

Bertha & Ollie

(Picture taken before the birth of Thelma)

Children of Ollie & Bertha Pratt

Baby Boy, b/d 1908

Gladys Mildred, b. 04 Nov 1909; d. 27 Dec 1991

Merlin Albert, b. 23 Oct 1911; d. 24 Jul 1976

Lester Oliver, b. 1913

Kenneth Jay, b. 23 Apr 1916; d. 04 Aug 1984

Lila Jennie, b. 07 Apr 1918; d. 28 Jun 1918

Thelma Bertha, b. 17 Dec 1927; d. 15 Feb 1985



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