Susan Leonhardt

Name: Susan Leonhardt (Pratt)
Birth Date: September 18, 1840
Birth Place: Evanston Illinois, USA
Death Date: February 23, 1910
Death Location: Evanston Illinois, USA
Burial Place: Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois


Susan Leonhardt (1840-1910) was the first non-native American child born in Evanston. Her family lived in a log cabin located at Green Bay Road and Emerson Street. They were early pioneers in Evanston, active in early institutions and community building.

Father: Paul Pratt
Mother: Caroline Adams
Children: 12; includes Charles, Arthur, Frank, George, Richard, Willard, Carrie
Education: Country School at Ridgeville (now part of Evanston)
Years in Evanston: 1840-1910

Sources: EHC files Sheppard, Robert D and Harvey B Hurd History of Northwestern University and Evanston, Chicago: Munsell Publishing Co., 1906

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