The Pratt Family in Buffalo, NY - Table of Contents

Pascal Paoli Pratt

According to a Pratt descendent (in 2008), Pascal Paoli is named after the great Corsican democratically elected president Filippo Antonio Pasquale di Paoli (Wikipedia entry) who designed and wrote the Corsican Constitution. The Pratts had no Italian bloodlines.

On Buffalo Architecture and History Website:

Biography - Reprinted from Geneological and Family History of Western New York

Monument in Forest Lawn Cemetery

Portrait above: Men of Buffalo, Chicago: A. N. Marquis & Co, 1902

Portrait - Beautiful Forest lawn

Photo: The Pascal P. Pratt Residence - The Picture Book of Earlier Buffalo, Frank H. Severance, ed. Pub. by the Buffalo Historical Society Publications, Vol. 16, 1912, p. 326

Pascal Paoli Pratt and the Manufacturers and Traders Bank - M&T Bank Celebrtates 150 Years

Pratt's carriage accompanied the escort of the assassinated Abraham Lincoln

Pratt & Company 1859 ad in the Buffalo Directory

Pratt & Letchworth 1859 ad in the Buffalo Directory

On other Websites:

Biography - The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography

Biography - Memorial and Family History of Erie County, New York, pp. 6-10 Includes portrait

Biography - Olmsted Parks in Buffalo, New York, by S. M. Broderick

Pratt and the park system - Municipal Parks and City Planning: Frederick Law Olmsted's Buffalo Park and Parkway System, by Francis R. Kowsky


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