Lottie Pitcher

Brief Life History of Lottie

When Lottie Pitcher was born in July 1885, in Lura Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, her father, Lafayette Adam Pitcher, was 49 and her mother, Isadore Maria Galpin, was 46.

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Family Time Line

Lafayette Adam Pitcher
Isadore Maria Galpin
Mattie Louisa Pitcher
Ervin L. Pitcher
Fred Lafayette Pitcher
Ida May Pitcher
Remy Pitcher
Edward Morenus Pitcher
Lottie Pitcher

Sources (2)

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

World Events (8)


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English (mainly 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.

Possibly from German Pitscher, from a short form of a personal name formed with Old High German bītan ‘to endure’, or bittan ‘to wish or ask for’, or from a variant of Pietsch .

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

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