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.
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.
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