Mary Agnes Pritchett

23 October 1912–6 November 1992 (Age 80)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Agnes

When Mary Agnes Pritchett was born on 23 October 1912, in Illinois, United States, her father, James Walter Pritchett, was 29 and her mother, Laura Agnes Averitt, was 24. She lived in Niantic, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 6 November 1992, in St. Clair Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Graceland Cemetery, Decatur Township, Macon, Illinois, United States.

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James Walter Pritchett
Laura Agnes Averitt
Lois Averitt Pritchett
Mary Agnes Pritchett
James Walter Pritchett
John Frank Pritchett
Charlotte Ann Pritchett

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 1

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.
1933 · Another World's Fair

Age 21

The city of Chicago was presented with another chance to host a World's Fair. It was offered to the city to commemorate the 100 years of its existence. Many people didn't like the idea of them having another Worlds Fair because the nation, as a whole, was coming out of the Great Depression.

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)

  • Mary A Pritchett in household of James F Pritchett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary A Pritchett in household of James W Pritchett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Agnes Pritchett Smith, "Find A Grave Index"

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