William Prather of Rossville, Il received a letter from Caroline Broadhead, a
grand daughter of George Washington Prather with "a lot of family
information" I don't know the details.
1880 census of Vermilion Co., IL, Grant Township: George Prather, age 36,
farmer: born in Il, father born in KY and mother in PA. Wife, Syntha, age 35,
born in IN, parents place of birth not noted. One dughter, Mary A., age 1
year. In the household is Ella Beebe, age 9, step-daughter born in IN and
parents in IN.
George served in an Illinois regiment in the Civil War.