John W Pritchard

1842–
Harrison, Virginia, United States

The Life of John W

When John W Pritchard was born in 1842, in Harrison, Virginia, United States, his father, Jacob Pritchard, was 22 and his mother, Mary Ann Highland, was 18.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Pritchard
1820–1888
Mary Ann Highland
1824–1901
John W Pritchard
1842–
Thomas Frederick Pritchard
1843–1926
Almira Letitia Prichard
1846–1917
James Irven Pritchard
1851–1941
Martha B. Pritchard
1867–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 2

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.
1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 33

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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 (3)

  • John Prichard in household of Jacob Prichard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John W Pritchard in household of Jacob Pritchard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Pritchard - Government record: birth-name: John Pritchard

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