Isham Pritchard

September 1835–before January 1930 (Age 94)
Russell, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Isham

When Isham Pritchard was born in September 1835, in Russell, Virginia, United States, his father, William Harrod Pritchett, was 39 and his mother, Margaret Davenport, was 19. He married Sarah Jane Combs in 1862, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in North Fork Magisterial District, Washington, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 14, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died before January 1930, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Isham Pritchard
Sarah Jane Combs
Marriage: 1862
Amanda E. Pritchard
Margaret Prichard
Arminta P Pritchard
Mary C Pritchett
Mary C. Pritchett
Mary P Pritchard
Charles Isaac Pritchard
Phillip S Pritchard
James I Pritchard
Martha A Pritchard
Ellen Pritchett
Harry L Pritchard
James Henry Pritchard

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 1
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
Age 9
In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas
Age 26
The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhisiart ‘son of Richard’ ( see Richard ).

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

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Sources (11)

  • Isham Pritchet in household of William Peppin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isham Pritchel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isham Pritchet in household of William H Pritchet, "United States Census, 1850"

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