WILLIAM BASIL PRATHER


Basil and Clorinda Prather
Basil Prather Gravesite in Clark County, Indiana
Born: 1742; Orphan's Gift, Prince George's County, Maryland

Died: 7 Oct 1822; Clark County, Indiana

Buried: New Chapel Cemetery, Northeast of Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana.

Service: Pvt, 4th Co'y, 3rd Regt, Maryland
Served under Lt. Boham
Wounded at the Battle of Camden.

Proof: He appears in the muster rolls of the state of Maryland as William Prater or William Prætor
Maryland records available online here.

Married: about 1765, Chlorinda Chloe Robertson

Children:
Basil, Jr   m. Rachel Holman (daughter of Isaac Holman)
Samuel   m. Edith Holman (daughter of Isaac Holman). Served as Judge.

Directions: New Chapel Cemetery
From Jeffersonville, take Hwy 62 East to Sellersburg-Utica Road turn right, go to the T in the road turn left. At the next stop sign go straight that will be New Chapel Road at that point. The cemetery is on the chapel's East side. Basil Prather and his wife are in the old section in the southeast section.

Information provided by Jeff Curtis, a descendant.

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