Anna Pritchard

28 June 1797–
Paris, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Pritchard was christened on 28 June 1797, in Paris, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, John Prichard, was 44 and her mother, Mary, was 43.

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Family Time Line

John Prichard
1753–
Mary
1754–
Nathan Asa Pritchard
1785–1871
Anna Pritchard
1797–
Easter Pritchard
1797–
Jeremiah Pritchard
1798–1874

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

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 (1)

  • Anna Pritchard, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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