Louisa Emiline Pritchett

19 February 1859–5 April 1879 (Age 20)
Rich Valley, Smyth, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Louisa Emiline

When Louisa Emiline Pritchett was born on 19 February 1859, in Rich Valley, Smyth, Virginia, United States, her father, William David Pritchett, was 21 and her mother, Margaret Letner Heninger, was 29. She married James Franklin Shupe on 11 December 1876, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1859 and Smyth, Virginia, United States in 1859. She died on 5 April 1879, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 20.

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James Franklin Shupe
Louisa Emiline Pritchett
Marriage: 11 December 1876

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1876Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 2
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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    Sources (9)

    • Louisa E Pritchet in household of H D Pritchet, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Louisa E Pritchett in household of William D Pritchett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Louisa Emaline Pritchett, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"

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