Pr12 Anthony Thomas Prather

    Anthony Thomas Prather  was the son of George Prather (Pr13) and grandson of John Prater (Pr14) and great grandson of William Prather (Pr15) and Alice Carew.
    Born: 1545 in Latton Manor
    Married:  in 1566 in West Kington, Wiltshire, England Judith Ivey (Iv12), born 1550 in West Kington, Wiltshire, England.
    Died: 21 Aug 1593 in Staunton, St Bernard, Wilts, England
    Buried: 
    He inherited Stanton St, Bernard Manor which is located in South central Wiltshire (near the famous Stone Henge). 
    Anthony had much trouble with his family and was taken to court many times. The Earl of Bolingbroke, which Anthony "held" under, wrote in the court record "Anthony Prater, a troublesome man". Anthony's business dealings were often in dispute.
     
     Anthony Thomas Prather and Judith Ivey had issue: 
    (Pr11-1) Thomas Prater was born 1570/1573 in Staunton, St Bernard, Wiltshire, England. He died before 1577. 

    (Pr11-2)  N N Prater was born 1573. 

    (Pr11-3) William Prater was christened 6 Jun 1574 in Staunton, St Bernard, Wiltshire, England. 

    (Pr11-4) Elizabeth Prater was christened 26 Jun 1575 in Staunton, St Bernard, Wiltshire, England. 

    (Pr11-5) Ferndinando Prater was born 1576 in Staunton, St Bernard, Wiltshire, England. He died after 29 Sep 1592. 

    (Pr11-6) George Prater was christened 10 Jul 1577 in Staunton, St Bernard, Wiltshire, England. was buried 8 Mar 1578 in Staunton, St Bernard, Wiltshire, England. 
     

    (Pr11) Thomas Prather, born 1578 in Staunton, St Bernard, Wilts, England; died 1628 in Witts, England.  He married Margaret Quintyne.

    Anthony Prater received the manor of "Hook" from his younger brother Nicholis, who he claimed to be a lunatic. He kept and cared for his brother for many years and claimed ownership of "Hook" as his compensation. When Anthony's wife died, Nicholis was sent to live with their sister in London. Shortly after, he brought claim against Anthony claiming "he had regained his former health", but the court found in Anthony's favor and he retained the manor of "Hook".
     
     
    Source: http://woodslegear.homestead.com/files/hermanancestors.htm