David Pritchard

1850–1870 (Age 20)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales

The Life Summary of David

When David Pritchard was born in 1850, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, his father, Thomas Pritchard, was 35 and his mother, Hannah Davies, was 35. He lived in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. He died in 1870, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Pritchard
1815–1852
Hannah Davies
1815–1880
John Pritchard
1840–1913
Rachel Pritchard
1842–1877
Thomas William Pritchard
1847–1902
David Pritchard
1850–1870

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (5)

1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
Age 0
Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
1863
Age 13
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 13
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhisiart ‘son of Richard’ ( see Richard ).

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

Possible Related Names

Richard
Prichard
Pritchett

Sources (2)

  • David Prichard in household of Thomas Prichard, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • David Pritchard, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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