George Emmett Pritchard

Brief Life History of George Emmett

When George Emmett Pritchard was born on 21 April 1871, in Amsterdam, Botetourt, Virginia, United States, his father, James Ivan Pritchard, was 30 and his mother, Mary Ann Johnson, was 26. He lived in Big Lick, Roanoke County, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1898. He died on 18 August 1923, in Roanoke County, Virginia, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.

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George Emmett Pritchard
Birtie Lee St Clair
Lillie May Pritchard
Floyd Allen Pritchard
Raymond Carl Pritchard
Anna Bertha Pritchard
Sylvester B Pritchard
Elsie Lee Pritchard

Sources (17)

  • George Pritchard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Emmet Pritchard, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Geo E Pritchard in entry for Charles Lenhorr, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"

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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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