Ida Eloise Pritchett

1920–2009 (Age 88)
Half Acre, Marengo, Alabama, United States

The Life of Ida Eloise

When Ida Eloise Pritchett was born on 5 November 1920, in Half Acre, Marengo, Alabama, United States, her father, James Woodie Pritchett, was 23 and her mother, Wilma Hurt, was 20. She lived in Sweet Water, Marengo, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Scotia, Glenville, Schenectady, New York, United States in 1989. She died on 30 June 2009, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Marengo, Alabama, United States.

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Ida Eloise Pritchett
1920–2009
George Roselle Fusner Sr
1921–2005

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 11

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elouise Pritchett in household of James W Pritchett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eloise Fusner in entry for Clifford Thomas Pritchett, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Eloise Pritchett Fusner in entry for George Roselle Fusner Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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