Minnie Valulah Herren

Female24 October 1872–4 October 1957

Brief Life History of Minnie Valulah

When Minnie Valulah Herren was born on 24 October 1872, in Aberdeen, Monroe, Mississippi, United States, her father, John Thomas Herren, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Jane Aycock, was 26. She married Walter Theopholous Pitchford on 16 June 1890, in Sebastian, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 daughters. She lived in Hartford, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Cameron, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 4 October 1957, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hartford, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Theopholous Pitchford
Minnie Valulah Herren
Marriage: 16 June 1890
Betty Isabel Pitchford
Essie Evaline Pitchford
Cora Lena Pitchford
Lillie Muriel Pitchford
Minnie Dora Pitchford
Zona S. Pitchford
Nettie Frances Pitchford

Sources (11)

  • Lula M Pitchford in household of Walter T Pitchford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bululah Herren in entry for Walter T Pitchford, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Lula M Pitchford in household of William J Stankewitz, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1890Sebastian, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 17

    The Oklahoma Land Run on April 22, 1889, was the first land rush, or land opened for settlement on a first-come basis, opened to the Unassigned Lands. The land rush lured approximately 50,000 people, saddled with their fastest horses, looking to claim their piece of the newly available two million acres. The requirements included the settler to live and improve on their 160 acres for five years in order to receive the title. Choice land tempted people to hide out and get an early lead on their claim. These people became known as “sooners.” It is estimated that eleven thousand homesteads were claimed. Oklahoma Historical Society - Land Run of 1889

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 24

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    German: status name for someone in the service of a lord and his family, from a genitive plural form of Middle High German her ‘nobleman, lord’, as in Herrenknecht, denoting a servant in a noble family, or Herrenschneider, denoting a tailor hired by a nobleman.

    English and Irish: variant of Herron .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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