|Birth: ||May 25, 1849|
|Death: ||May 7, 1932|
John H. Pritchett was born in Union Township, Hendricks County, on May 25, 1849, a son of James and Elizabeth (Brock) Pritchett. As a young man, he moved to California where he married Mary Belle Steward on Jan. 28, 1878. After the birth of their first child in 1879, they moved back to Union Township where they farmed in the southwest part of the township. They were the parents of nine children: James Howard, Andrew Steward, Elizabeth Ellen Walter, Samantha Mae Trotter/Scamahorn, Viola Freeland, Mary Eliza, Bethesda Matalie Barber, John William and Elsie Marie Hendrix/Quillin. John H. Pritchett died on May 7, 1932 and is buried at the Fairview Cemetery in North Salem.
from the Republican for May 12, 1932:
Life Long Resident of Union Township Dies
John H. Pritchett, age 82, life long resident of Union Township, died at his home near Lizton, Friday afternoon. Mr. Pritchett had been failing for several months and died following a stroke of apoplexy suffered Friday.
Funeral services were held from the North Salem Methodist church, Sunday afternoon, in charge of the Rev. Roahrig, assisted by the Rev. R. R. Blake and Rev. Stanley Hall with interment in the North Salem cemetery conducted by the Knights of Pythias lodge.
Surviving are the widow, Mary (Steward) Pritchett; three sons, Howard of Danville, Stewart of Lizton, and William of North Salem; four daughters, Mrs. John Walter of Danville, Mrs. Clarence Trotter of North Salem, Mrs. Elsie Hendrix, of New Ross, and Mrs. William Freeland, of Danville.
With the exception of two years spent in California, the deceased had spent his entire life in Hendricks County. In January Mr. and Mrs. Pritchett celebrated their fifty-fourth wedding anniversary. While in California Mr. Pritchett assisted in organizing the Knights of Pythias fraternity and upon his return to Indiana organized the Lizton lodge and was one of its charter members.
James Pritchett (1820 - 1908)
Elizabeth Brock Pritchett (1823 - 1906)
Mary Belle Steward Pritchett (1861 - 1952)
James Howard Pritchett (1879 - 1962)*
Andrew Steward Pritchett (1881 - 1977)*
Elizabeth Ellen Pritchett Walter (1883 - 1961)*
Samantha Mae Pritchett Trotter (1884 - 1982)*
Viola Melinda Pritchett Freeland (1886 - 1970)*
Mary Eliza Pritchett (1887 - 1889)*
Matilda Bethesda Pritchett Barber (1889 - 1922)*
John William Pritchett (1890 - 1967)*
Elsie Marie Pritchett Hendrix Quillin (1899 - 1969)*
Sarah Ellen Pritchett Howard (1844 - 1923)*
Nancy May Pritchett Scott (1847 - 1906)*
John Henry Pritchett (1849 - 1932)
Andrew Lewis Pritchett (1851 - 1928)*
Eliza Jane Pritchett Davis (1853 - 1941)*
George William Pritchett (1855 - 1922)*
Thomas C.A. Pritchett (1859 - 1866)*
Samantha R. Pritchett Coate (1864 - 1949)*
Created by: David Smith
Record added: Aug 19, 2010
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