Frelenghuisen Pitzer

about 1844–
Alleghany, Alleghany, Virginia, United States

The Life of Frelenghuisen

When Frelenghuisen Pitzer was born about 1844, in Alleghany, Alleghany, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Carey Pitzer, was 32 and his mother, Diana McKelvey Lofland, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Robert Carey Pitzer
1812–1889
Diana McKelvey Lofland
1812–1900
Emma C Pitzer
1840–1925
Frelenghuisen Pitzer
1844–
Margaret Jane Pitzer
1846–1850
Nathaniel Allen Pitzer
Dorman L. Pitzer
1843–1907
Alice Lillian Pitzer
1851–1920
Francis Pitzer
1854–1854
Cornelia Katie Pitzer
1855–1935
Mary R. Pitzer
1856–
Iva Pitzen
1862–

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Carey Pitzer

    Male1812–1889Male

    Diana McKelvey Lofland

    Female1812–1900Female

siblings

(10)

    Emma C Pitzer

    Female1840–1925Female

    Male1843–1907Male

    Male1844–Male

    Margaret Jane Pitzer

    Female1846–1850Female

    Alice Lillian Pitzer

    Female1851–1920Female

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World Events (3)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 0

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 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 South German (Bavaria): probably from pitz ‘corner’, ‘peak’ + -er, suffix of habitation, hence a topographic name for someone living near such a feature in mountainous country.2 North German: perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a seal maker or die sinker, from Middle Low German pitzēr ‘seal’.

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

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