John Douglas Pritchett

Male12 November 1853–3 August 1935

Brief Life History of John Douglas

When John Douglas Pritchett was born on 12 November 1853, in Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States, his father, William Dekalb Pritchett, was 29 and his mother, Barbara Ellen Fulcher, was 25. He married Elizabeth Eames on 31 December 1874, in Riverdale, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jefferson Township, Madison, Montana, United States in 1900 and Birchcreek, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 3 August 1935, in Salmon, Lemhi, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salmon City Cemetery, Salmon, Lemhi, Idaho, United States.

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John Douglas Pritchett
Elizabeth Eames
Marriage: 31 December 1874
Roy Douglas Pritchett
George Eugene Pritchett
John Edwin Pritchett
Mae Elizabeth Pritchett
Gertrude Alice Pritchett
Glenn Albert Pritchett
Barbara Ellen Pritchett

Sources (40)

  • John Prichett in entry for George E Prichett, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
  • John Pritchet in household of Wm D Pritchet, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J.D. Pritchett in entry for William J. Thomas and Gertrude A. Pritchett, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1874Riverdale, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 10

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


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries 1866: Idaho, Idaho Territory, United States 1869: Lemhi, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Lemhi, Idaho, United States

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 22

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhisiart ‘son ofRichard’. Compare Pritchard .

    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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