Harvey Pratt obituary

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Wednesday, May 21, 1884
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-Harvey Pratt, of Lyle township, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. F. M. Dufty, Monday morning.

He was born in Southington, Conn., Feb. 21, 1801. Moved to Ohio when a young man, where he married Miss Sybil Moore, May 12, 1841, who survives him. Mr. Pratt removed to Wisconsin in 1856. He came to the town of Lyle 10 years ago.

He leaves five sons and two daughters. His funeral sermon was preached at Enterprise school house Tuesday afternoon, by Rev. W. E. Stanley, from Psalms 37:37 "Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright; for the end of that man is peace."

The funeral service was largely attended. Mr. Pratt was held in high esteem by all who knew him as a Christian gentleman and genial neighbor.