Pr5 Matilda Prather

    Pr5 Matilda Prather was the daughter of Thomas Prather (Pr6) and Matilda Fontaine (Fo6)
    Born: 17 Sep 1811 in Louisville, Kentucky.
    Died: 19 March 1844 in Louisville, Kentucky. Buried in Cave Hill Cemetery (Lot 59, Section G)
    Married: 1829, Louisville, Kentucky to Judge S. S. Nicholas

    Samuel Smith Nicholas and Matilda Prather had issue::
    Ni4-1 Mary Jane Nicholas [1830-? ) married Graves
    Ni4 George Nicholas (1831-1896)  m1 Emma Hawes, m2 Mary Anna Pope
    Ni4-3 Thomas Prather Nicholas , (1833-1870)
    Ni4-4 Matilda Nicho1as (1835-1921) married Hon P Barrett of Mo.
    Ni4-5 Hetty Nicholas (1837-1838)
    Ni4-6 Julia Nicholas (1839-1907) married Maj. James Johnson, C.S.A.
    Ni4-7 Margharetta Nicholas (1842-1905) married Thomas
    Ni4-8 Samuel Smith :Nicholas (1844- ?)


    Birth: Marriage) A copy of th6 Family Bible of S. S. Nicholas,
    Death: Louisville, Kentucky. 1827

    A copy of the Nicholas Bible was made by the late Roger Clark Ballard Thruston of the Filson Club. From the Nicholas Bible, found in an antique table by Mr. Bittner, the cabinet-maker, of Louisville, who notified Mr. Thruston of it.

    The Superintendent's Office at Cave HilI says their record
    shows Matilda Prather Nicholas (PR5) was buried in Lot 59.,.G on March 11, 1877. He will endeavor to find a further record, if possible showing when she was first buried. (It is believed that there was a family burial ground, on the old Thomas Prather Property. located at what is now 4th and Walnut.)

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