Burnice D. Pritchett

22 May 1906–28 January 1989 (Age 82)
District 812, Franklin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Burnice D.

Burnice D. Pritchett was born on 22 May 1906, in District 812, Franklin, Georgia, United States. She married Frederick Davis Wimberly on 28 March 1931, in Bleckley, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 28 January 1989, in Bleckley, Georgia, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Cochran, Bleckley, Georgia, United States.

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Frederick Davis Wimberly
Burnice D. Pritchett
Marriage: 28 March 1931
John Taylor "Pete" Wimberly

Spouse and Children

28 March 1931
Bleckley, Georgia, United States


World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 16

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhisiart ‘son of Richard ’. Compare Pritchard .2 English (Midlands): from a diminutive of Middle English prik(e), prich ‘point’, ‘prick’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of any of various pointed instruments, or a nickname for a tall, thin man.

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

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