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Thomas Claggett Prather (1726 - 1758)

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Lt Col Thomas Claggett Prather
Born in Frederick, Maryland, British Colonial Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Loyalhanna, Westmoreland, Pennsylvaniamap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Dec 2011
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Categories: French and Indian War | British America, French and Indian War | Killed in Action, French and Indian War | Clear Spring, Maryland | Prather Cemetery, Clear Spring, Maryland.

Lt Col Thomas Prather served with the unknown during the French and Indian War
Service Started: unknown
Unit(s): unknown
Service Ended: unknown



Thomas Claggett Prather was in Colonial Wars and was killed in the Battle of Loyalhanna in the French and Indian War.

Thomas Claggett Prather b 9 May 1726 Frederick Md k 11 Oct 1758 Loyalhanna Westmoreland PA Battle of Lovathanna - French & Indian War m 9 May 1750 Md Margaret Prather b 14 Sep 1730 d 30 Jul 1820 Franklin Co Ky dau of Philip Philamond Prather[1]

He was serving with his brother Henry in the battle of Loyalhanna (PA.) when he was killed. His father & brother brought his body back to Maryland and he was the first interment in the old Prather Cem (now on the Frank Showalter farm, west of Clear Spring, Washington Co., Md.)[2][3]

After Thomas was killed his Wife, Margaret married Thomas Freeman, Esq.of Md. When Capt. Thomas, son of Margaret & Thomas C. Prather returned to Kentucky his mother Margaret and his Stepfather came with him.[4]


Spelling: Loyalhanna, Lovathanna The Battle of Fort Ligonier (also known as the Battle of Loyalhanna or the Battle of Loyal Hannon[5]Wikiwand

Prather Cemetery
Clear Spring
Washington County
Maryland, USA[6]


Children of Thomas Claggett(Lt Col) Prather and Margaret Nee Prather were as follows: Thomas11 Prather, born 16 Dec 1751 in "Maiden's Fancy", Frederick Co., Md; died 24 Jul 1786 in Mercer Co., Ky. He married Mary Ann Phillips.


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  3. Prather Cem
  6. Find A Grave: Memorial #9744744

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