Helen Elizabeth Pritchett

7 May 1902–15 April 1989 (Age 86)
Gross, Boyd, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Helen Elizabeth

When Helen Elizabeth Pritchett was born on 7 May 1902, in Gross, Boyd, Nebraska, United States, her father, Dennis M. Pritchett, was 38 and her mother, Bridget Bertha Margaret Foran, was 26. She married Ray Orsborne on 11 May 1926, in Boyd, Nebraska, United States. She lived in Bush Township, Boyd, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 April 1989, in O'Neill, Holt, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 86.

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Ray Orsborne
Helen Elizabeth Pritchett
Marriage: 11 May 1926

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11 May 1926
Boyd, Nebraska, United States

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 2

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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Sources (3)

  • Helline E Pritchett in household of Marion D Pritchett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helena Pritchett in household of Marion Pritchett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Helen Pritchett in entry for Herman M Orsborn and Wyona M Strong, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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