Malinda Artrip

West Virginia, United States

The Life of Malinda

When Malinda Artrip was born in July 1860, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Artrip, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth "Betty" Hardy, was 33. She married Daniel Pigg on 13 December 1881, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Wayne, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Magisterial District 1, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1900.

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Malinda Artrip
Daniel Pigg
Marriage: 13 December 1881
Benjamin Pigg
Harry Pigg
Ollie Olga Pigg
William McKinley Pigg

Spouse & Children

13 December 1881
Lawrence, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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."
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 32

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

Name Meaning

Probably Danish or southern Swedish in origin, a respelling of a habitational name formed with -rup ‘village’, ‘hamlet’ (Old Norse þorp) as the second element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Malinda Artrip in household of Jackson Artrip, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Malinda Pigg in household of Daniel Pigg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Malinda Artrip, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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