Ezra Parmelee Prentice (1863-1955), eldest son of Sartell and Mary Isham Prentice; m., Jan. 18, 1901, Alta Rockefeller (1871-1962), dau. Family members linked to this person will appear here. Alta Rockefeller Prentice (born 1942) Michael Sartell Prentice (born 1944) Edith Rockefeller McCormick (1872–1932) (m.1895) Harold Fowler McCormick John Rockefeller McCormick (1897–1901) Editha McCormick (1903–1904) Harold Fowler McCormick, Jr. (1898–1973) (m.1931) Anne … The email does not appear to be a valid email address. To suggest a correction or addition, visit the memorial page and click Suggest Edits. With the coming of the railroads, Williamstown also became a popular summer destination, and in the 1930s and 40s was the summer home of Alta Rockefeller Prentice (a daughter of John D. Rockefeller) and of legendary songwriter Cole Porter. Try again. Alta Rockefeller. Rockefeller once said, God gave me my money. Phone Number Information; 312-300-1856: Ivana Christophersen - W 114th Pl, Chicago, IL: 312-300-7724: Leilan Hesford - W Race Ave, Chicago, IL: 312-300-0902 Constructed in 1900 by John D. Rockefeller Sr., and named for his daughter Alta Rockefeller Prentice, Alta House started as a settlement house for the immigrants coming over from Italy. Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. Please complete the captcha to let us know you are a real person. There was an error deleting this problem. Found more than one record for entered Email, You need to confirm this account before you can sign in. Alta Rockefeller Prentice April 12 1871 June 21 1962 was an American philanthropist and socialite She was the third daughter of philanthropists John Da. Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. Translation on Find a Grave is an ongoing project. For memorials with more than one photo, additional photos will appear here or on the photos tab. Mr. Prentice was the son of Ezra Parmalee Prentice and the former Alta Rockefeller, daughter of John D. Rockefeller. Alta was born on April 12, 1871 in Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Close this window, and upload the photo(s) again. Mr. Prentice, the son of E. Parmalee and Alta Rockefeller Prentice, was born in New York City. All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. COL Ezra Parmalee Prentice. To view a photo in more detail or edit captions for photos you added, click the photo to open the photo viewer. Save to an Ancestry Tree, a virtual cemetery, your clipboard for pasting or Print. Failed to delete memorial. Oops, something didn't work. John D. Rockefeller was an American industrialist and philanthropist. Try again later. Also an additional 2 volunteers within fifty miles. [1] She was the third daughter of John Davison Rockefeller (1839–1937) and Laura Celestia "Cettie" (née Spelman) Rockefeller (1839–1915). Wedding of Alta Rockefeller and [Ezra] Parmelee Prentice (Sartell's brother), January 17, 1901, Rockefeller home, 4 West 54th Street, NYC. You are only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. At that time, Mount Hope Farm was one of the most outstanding experimental farms in the United States. Alta married Colonel Ezra Parmalee Prentice (July 29, 1863–1955), a prominent Chicago attorney, son of Sartell Prentice and wife Jemima Parmalee, in 1901. ). Sorry! If a new volunteer signs up in your requested photo location, they may see your existing request and take the photo. Edith Rockefeller (1872. augusztus 31. This page was last edited on 31 July 2020, at 15:14. He is the son of Ezra Prentice and Alta Rockefeller. Rockefeller Sr", "EZRA P. PRENTICE, LAWYER, 92, DIES; Author Also Was an Expert in Breeding Dairy Herds--Married Alta Rockefeller", "WEDDINGS OF A DAY. We have set your language to She was the last surviving child of John D. Rockefeller, who lived here while becoming a multi-millionaire in oil. – 1962. június 21.) Alta Rockefeller Prentice in The Gazette - June 22 1962 Alta Prentice (born Rockefeller) in MyHeritage family trees (Trickel Branch Turns from a Barlow Tree) Alta Rockefeller Prentice in MyHeritage family trees (Antonsen Web Site) Alta Rockefeller in MyHeritage family trees (Midgett/Swank/Wuerzburger/Nicola/Keller Web Site) For help using the website visit our help page or contact support@findagrave.com. At that time, Mount Hope Farm was one of the most outstanding experimental farms in the United States. John Davison Rockefeller Sr. This account has been disabled. If you notice a problem with the translation, please send a message to feedback@findagrave.com and include a link to the page and details about the problem. Are you adding a grave photo that will fulfill this request? Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. Use the links under “See more…” to quickly search for other people with the same last name in the same cemetery, city, county, etc. The Manager of Mount Hope Poultry Hatchery was Olin Dana Graves. Life In the Berkshires CONNECTIONS: Berkshire road trip! Alta had 4 siblings: John Davison Rockefeller Jr., Elizabeth Strong, Alice Rockefeller and Edith McCormick. GREAT NEWS! PARENTS AND SIBLINGS. Please enter your email address and we will send you an email with a reset password code. An email has been sent to the person who requested the photo informing them that you have fulfilled their request, There is an open photo request for this memorial. We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. Alta Rockefeller Prentice (1871–1962) John Davison Rockefeller, Jr. (1874–1960)----William Goodsell Rockefeller (1870–1922) Percy Avery Rockefeller (1878–1934) Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge (1882–1973) Margaret Strong John Rockefeller Prentice You may not upload any more photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 20 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 5 photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 30 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 20 photos to this memorial. 1863-1955. Article by Keichelle Hendricks. Rockefeller. We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location. Alta married Colonel Ezra Parmalee Prentice (July 29, 1863–1955), a prominent Chicago attorney, son of Sartell Prentice and wife Jemima Parmalee, in 1901. Can you add to his biography? Please reset your password. Her Berkshires property was willed to New York's Lenox Hill Hospital. No more info is currently available for Spelman Prentice. Alta married Ezra Parmalee Prentice in 1901, at age 29. Az olajmágnás John D. Rockefeller által felhalmozott vagyon a legbefolyásosabb … She passed away in 1962. Sources . [10][11], In 1910, Alta and Ezra bought 1,400 acres (5.7 km²) of land near Williamstown, Massachusetts. Include gps location with grave photos where possible. Black Gold. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. She founded Alta House (c. 1900), a settlement house in Little Italy in Cleveland, Ohio, which is named in her honor. You have chosen this person to be their own family member. John D. Rockefeller was born on 8 July 1839, in Richford, New York, USA, to William Avery Rockefeller and Eliza Davison. – 1960. május 11.) Alta Rockefeller Prentice was the third daughter of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller (1839–1937) and his wife Laura Celestia "Cettie" Spelman (1839–1915). Many know Parmalee Prentice from his development of Mount Hope Farm in Williamstown with his wife, Alta Rockefeller Prentice. × Resend Activation Email. This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. [5] Together, Alta and Ezra lived at 5 West 53rd Street in Manhattan (bought by her father for the couple as a wedding present) and were the parents of three children: She founded Alta House (c. 1900), a settlement house in Little Italy in Cleveland, Ohio, which is named in her honor. 1907-1981. Verify and try again. In the 1930s and 1940s, several geneticists were employed by Ezra to develop more profitable farm animals, particularly cattle and poultry. Are you sure that you want to delete this memorial? Alta Rockefeller Prentice, 91, last surviving of John D. Rockefeller's five children, and Governor Nelson Rockefeller's aunt, who, in the family tradition of philanthropy, shared her wealth with settlement houses, hospitals and museums; after a long illness; in Manhattan. Summer 1907: Valentine rents the farm to Prentice and his wife with an option to buy, and therein hangs the tale. He passed away in 2000. Follow Route 7 from Williamstown to Great Barrington and experience American history. Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA. For Edits select Suggest Edits on the memorial page. John Rockefeller Prentice (December 17, 1902 June 13, 1972) was born to Chicago lawyer Ezra Parmalee Prentice and Alta Rockefeller Prentice in New York. Failed to remove flower. Alta Rockefeller Prentice was the third daughter of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller (1839–1937) and his wife Laura Celestia "Cettie" Spelman (1839–1915). Please try again later. ********Individual: Alta Rockefeller PrenticeEstate Value: $ 12,775,531Value after Probate: $ 4,103,216Probate Cost: $ 8,672,315Probate Cost % of Estate Value: 67.88%, Thank you for fulfilling this photo request. She was the third daughter of philanthropists John Davison Rockefeller (1839—1937) and Laura Celestia "Cettie" Spelman (1839—1915). )From Time Magazine, June 29, 1962:Died. Alta Rockefeller (1871. április 12. Alta Rockefeller married in 1901, Colonel Ezra Parmalee Prentice (July 29, 1863–1955), a prominent Chicago attorney, son of Sartell Prentice (birth Albany, NY) and wife, Mary Adeline Isham Prentice. Make sure that the file is a photo. She was the third daughter of philanthropists John Davison Rockefeller (1839–1937) and Laura Celestia "Cettie" Spelman (1839–1915). He retired in 1967 as head of the American Breeders Service, now a … Biography Alta was born in 1871. We have 2 volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Oops, we were unable to send the email. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? John Rockefeller Prentice (December 17, 1902 – June 13, 1972) was born to Chicago lawyer Ezra Parmalee Prentice and Alta Rockefeller Prentice in New York. He was the second of six children and the eldest son in the family. We were unable to submit your feedback at this time. Are you sure that you want to remove this flower? John D. Rockefeller, Jr., first left, back row; Laura Spellman Rockefeller, John D. Rockefeller, fourth and fifth from left, back row; Sartell Prentice… If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. Alta Rockefeller Prentice (1871–1962) John Davison Rockefeller, Jr. (1874–1960)----William Goodsell Rockefeller (1870–1922) Percy Avery Rockefeller (1878–1934) Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge (1882–1973) Margaret Strong John Rockefeller Prentice His father was of English and German descent, while his mother was of Scots-Irish ancestry. We have a volunteer within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Your new password must contain one or more uppercase and lowercase letters, and one or more numbers or special characters. American financier and philanthropist who was a prominent member of the Rockefeller family. Her father was a founder of the Standard Oil Company and, later in life, became a prominent philanthropist. Elm Tree House, the Prentices' 72-room summer home on Mount Hope Farm, was completed in 1928. Template:Rockefeller family. Spelman was born in 1911. Mary Adeline Prentice. Jump to navigation Jump to search This page was last changed on 26 November 2018, at 20:26. Drag images here or select from your computer for Alta Rockefeller Prentice memorial. based on information from your browser. or don't show this again—I am good at figuring things out. Dr. William Faunce, the President of Brown University and former pastor of the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church. People also love these ideas Pinterest. Share this memorial using social media sites or email. On January 17, 1901, Alta was married to Colonel Ezra Parmalee Prentice (1863–1955)[2] by the Rev. Remove advertising from a memorial by sponsoring it for just $5. [1], In 1917, her father gifted 12,000 shares of Standard Oil of Indiana (today known as Amoco), worth approximately $9,000,000 (equivalent to $179,602,597 today), to a trust fund with Alta receiving the income except for $30,000 directed to her husband. Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option. Alta married Colonel Ezra Parmalee Prentice (July 29, 1863–1955), a prominent Chicago attorney, son of Sartell Prentice and wife Jemima Parmalee, in 1901. Are you sure that you want to report this flower to administrators as offensive or abusive? You can still file a request but no one will be notified. Spelman Prentice (1911–2000), founder of the Prenalta Corporation which ran oil and gas operations. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). Among her siblings was Bessie Rockefeller, who married psychologist Charles Augustus Strong; Edith Rockefeller, who married Harold Fowler McCormick; and John D. Rockefeller Jr., who married Abby Aldrich and Martha Baird. To add a flower, click the “Leave a Flower” button. Tag: Alta Rockefeller Prentice. Alice Rockefeller (1869–1870) Alta Rockefeller (1871–1962) (m.1901) Ezra Parmelee Prentice (1863–1955) John Rockefeller Prentice (1902–1972) (m.1941) Abra Cantrill (1912–1972) Abra Prentice Wilkin (born 1942) Mary Adeline Prentice Gilbert (1907–1981) … – 1932. augusztus 25.) By 1930, the original 12,000 shares had turned into 356,000 shares through stock splits and dividends paid with stocks.[1]. To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. This was part of the settlement house movement during which many immigrants who came to the United States were looking for a place where they could feel at home. Try again later. GREAT NEWS! Alta Rockefeller Prentice (April 12, 1871 –June 21, 1962) was the third daughter of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller (1839–1937) and his wife Laura Celestia "Cettie" Spelman (1839–1915). Spelman Prentice. We’ve updated the security on the site. [3] The wedding, which took place on the wide landing of the staircase in the main hall of her parents brownstone in Manhattan located at 4 West 54th Street, had originally been planned as an elaborate church wedding but was subsisted for the quiet affair at the Rockefeller home due to the recent death of Alta's young nephew, John Rockefeller McCormick, from scarlet fever. He attended the Taft School and graduated from Yale … [2], Alta died at Midtown Hospital in New York City in June 1962 at the age of 91, the last surviving child of John D. Please contact Find a Grave at support@findagrave.com if you need help resetting your password. He was the founder of the Standard Oil Company which became the first great U.S. business trusts. Thanks for your help! Your password must be at least 8 characters, Please check the I'm not a robot checkbox, If you want to be a Photo Volunteer you must enter a ZIP Code or select your location on the map. Named after Rockefeller's daughter, Alta Rockefeller Prentice, Alta House provided clubs, classes, and a community center, as well as a nursery. The sponsor of a memorial may add an additional. Standard Oil would go on to make Rockefeller the richest man in the world and the first to reach a billion dollars. Life In the Berkshires CONNECTIONS: A tour of Berkshire abodes. Alta Rockefeller Prentice (April 12, 1871 – June 21, 1962) was an American philanthropist and socialite. Children of Ezra and Alta: John Rockefeller Prentice (1902-1972) Mary Adeline Prentice (1907-1981), m. 1937, Benjamin Davis Gilbert (1907-1992) Prentice’s wife was Alta Rockefeller, daughter of J.D. Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. I thought you might like to see a memorial for Alta Rockefeller Prentice I found on Findagrave.com. Photos larger than 8Mb will be reduced. She is the daughter of John Rockefeller and Laura Spelman. You need a Find a Grave account to add things to this site. John Rockefeller Prentice, the son of E. Parmalee Prentice and Alta Rockefeller Prentice, was born December 17, 1902. "[1] In the 1930s and 1940s, several geneticists were employed by Ezra to develop more profitable farm animals, particularly cattle and poultry. The Standard Oil tycoon, John D. Rockefeller was an American industrialist and philanthropist here while becoming multi-millionaire... 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