Joseph Pritchard

1829–November 1893 (Age 64)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Pritchard was born in 1829, in Virginia, United States, his father, George Pritchard, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Betts, was 28. He married Hester Clemens in 1848. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died in November 1893, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 64.

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Joseph Pritchard
Hester Clemens
Marriage: 1848
Edward Prichard
Mary F. Pritchard
Nancy Belle Pritchard
Lurenna Pritchard (Twin)
Susanna Pritchard (Twin)
Samuel Pritchard

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 15

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 17

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhisiart ‘son of Richard’ ( see Richard ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Pritchard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Prichard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Pritchard, "United States Census, 1880"

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