Samuel Spotswood Pritchett

28 August 1856–31 May 1924 (Age 67)
Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Spotswood

When Samuel Spotswood Pritchett was born on 28 August 1856, in Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States, his father, William Dekalb Pritchett, was 32 and his mother, Barbara Ellen Fulcher, was 28. He married Mary White on 10 February 1874, in Montgomery, Missouri, United States. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Jefferson Township, Madison, Montana, United States in 1900. He died on 31 May 1924, in Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Forest Vale Cemetery, Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States.

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Samuel Spotswood Pritchett
Mary White
Marriage: 10 February 1874

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1874Montgomery, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Deer Lodge, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Deer Lodge, Montana Territory, United States 1867: Edgerton, Montana Territory, United States 1868: Lewis and Clark, Montana Territory, United States 1889: Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 19
    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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    Sources (13)

    • Samuel Pritchett, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Samuel S Pritchett, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Samuel Pritchett, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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