Myra B. Pritchard

4 April 1860–13 April 1949 (Age 89)
Clarksburg, Harrison, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Myra B.

When Myra B. Pritchard was born on 4 April 1860, in Clarksburg, Harrison, Virginia, United States, her father, Alpheus W. Pritchard, was 40 and her mother, Mary Wolfe, was 35. She married Dr Abraham Biggle Hall on 24 June 1886, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Coal District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 13 April 1949, in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Elkview Masonic Cemetery, Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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Dr Abraham Biggle Hall
Myra B. Pritchard
Marriage: 24 June 1886
Helen Blanche Hall
Maude Melissa Hall
Morris Pritchard Hall
Warder Abraham Hall
Maud B Hall

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 June 1886Harrison, West Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 1
    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. 
    Age 3
    "West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."
    Age 26
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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 (37)

    • Myra in entry for Helen Hall Wilson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • [blank] Pritchard in household of Alpheus Pritchard, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Myra B Pritchard, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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