Fred Lafayette Pitcher

19 May 1865–20 September 1957 (Age 92)
Lura Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Fred Lafayette

When Fred Lafayette Pitcher was born on 19 May 1865, in Lura Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, his father, Lafayette Adam Pitcher, was 29 and his mother, Isadore Maria Galpin, was 26. He married Johanna A Hass on 20 July 1895, in Blue Earth, Faribault, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Minnesota, United States in 1870. He died on 20 September 1957, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Bloomington Cemetery, Bloomington, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Lafayette Pitcher
Johanna A Hass
Marriage: 20 July 1895
Clarence Louis Pitcher
Luella Pitcher
Wayne Merrell Pitcher
Milton Morines Pitcher

Spouse and Children

20 July 1895
Blue Earth, Faribault, Minnesota, United States


    Clarence Louis Pitcher


    Luella Pitcher


    Wayne Merrell Pitcher


    Milton Morines Pitcher


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 19

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly eastern and southern): from an agent derivative of Middle English pich ‘pitch’, hence an occupational name for a caulker, one who sealed the seams of ships or barrels with pitch.2 English: variant of Pickard 2.3 Possibly from German Pitscher, from the short form of a personal name formed with Old High German bītan ‘to endure’, or bittan ‘to wish or ask for’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Pitcher in household of Isidor Pitcher, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Fred L Pitcher, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Freddie Pitcher in household of Lafayette Pitcher, "United States Census, 1870"

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