Minnie Agnes Pitchford

25 February 1870–26 February 1958 (Age 88)
Fayette, Greene, Illinois, United States

The Life of Minnie Agnes

When Minnie Agnes Pitchford was born on 25 February 1870, in Fayette, Greene, Illinois, United States, her father, Richard Granville Pitchford, was 30 and her mother, Isabell L Clark, was 22. She married Elan Elmer Hartsook on 9 February 1888, in Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Romine Township, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Mill Bayou Township, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States in 1910. She died on 26 February 1958, in Gillett, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Gillett Cemetery, Gillett, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States.

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Elan Elmer Hartsook
Minnie Agnes Pitchford
Marriage: 9 February 1888
Goldie Love Hartsook
Shirley Hartsook
Velma Lee Hartsook
Charles Glenn Hartsook
Guy Hartsook
Hazel Hartsook
Gladys J. Hartsook

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9 February 1888
Greene, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1881: Arkansas, Arkansas, United States
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 23

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): habitational name from a place near Shrewsbury, where there was a bituminous well; the name is derived from Old English pic ‘pitch’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Minnie Owens in household of William D Owens, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie A Pitchford in household of Granvil Pitchford, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Minnie Hartsook in household of Elmer Hartsook, "United States Census, 1900"

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