My Great Grandparents William and Grace (Lincoln) Pritchett

Ancestors of William Pritchett

1. William Pritchett b. 16 Jul 1879, Grundy Center, Iowa, occupation Lumberman, m. 22 Apr 1905, in Osakis, Douglas Cty., Minnesota, Grace Susan Lincoln, b. 9 Oct 1882, Pipestone, Pipestone Cty., Minnesota, d. 31 Dec 1957, Kelso, Washington, buried: Greenwood Cmtr., Park Rapids, Minnesota. William died 26 Jul 1945, Univ. Of Minn., Minneapolis, Minnesota, buried: Greenwood Cmtry, Park Rapids, Minnesota. Notes: Information from birth, marriage, and death certificates. Also from personal knowlege from family members. Obituary: Park Rapids Enterprise: "William Charles Pritchett, aged 66, well known lumberman of Arago township, died suddenly last Thursday morning at the University Hospital, Minneapolis, where he was taken the day previous suffering with an intestinal obstruction. He had been ill about three weeks but the seriousness of his condition was not generally known and his sudden death came as a distinct shock to the neighbors and many friends as well as to the family.Born July 16, 1879, at Grundy Center, Iowa, a son of William and Jane Pritchett, William received his early schooling there, moving with his parents to Pipestone, Minn., at the age of twelve years. He was married April 23, 1905 to Grace G. Lincoln at Osakis and ten children were born to the union. Mr. Pritchett was among the early settlers in Becker County, but following his marriage, came to Hubbard County, buying a home in Arago township. He engaged in the lumber business on a large scale, operating his own saw mill. He did a large amount of business all over the state. Honest and upright in all of his dealings, he made and kept many friends. In religion, Mr. Pritchett was a Methodist. In his home life he was a devoted husband and father, with his home and family always first in his thoughts and plans. Funeral services that were largely attended were conducted Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist Church in this city. There was a wealth of beautiful flowers. Rev. A. E. Wittrup officiated and Mrs. F. W. Woodward and Mrs. Kenneth Pekarek with Mrs. C. A. Fuller accompanying them at the piano, sang the beautiful hymns, God Will Take Care Of You, The Lights Of Home, and The Old Rugged Cross. Pall bearers were Iver Nelson, Vern McMahon, Joe Solinger, Ilo Stettler, Al Rehard, Wm. Klier, Charley Crist, and Manuel Lemskee. Interment was made in Greenwood Cemetery. Surviving are the wife and six daughters and three sons who are: Mrs. Andrew Koch of Little Fork, Mrs. Willis Lansing, Kelso, Washington, Erving A. Pritchett, Mrs. Myron Holden, Mrs. Leo Rogers, Mrs. Lawrence Weiss and Mrs. Frank Vossen all of Arago; Sergeant Dean Pritchett and Pfc. Floyd Pritchett in the service. A daughter, Mrs. Theodore Garwood (Ethel) preceded her father in death. There are twenty grandchildren, also two sisters Mrs. Frank Kent of Vancouver, Wash., Mrs. James Pritchett of Yakima, Wash., and a brother Harve Pritchett of Park Rapids."

Parents

2. William Pritchett b. 3 Dec 1846, m. Lydia Jane Smith, b. 10 Apr 1855, New York, d. 2 Mar 1919, buried: Greenwood Cmtry, Park Rapids, Minnesota. William died 21 Oct 1919, buried: Greenwood Cmtry, Park Rapids, Minnesota.

3. Lydia Jane Smith b. 10 Apr 1855, New York, d. 2 Mar 1919, buried: Greenwood Cmtry, Park Rapids, Minnesota.

Grand Parents

4. Charles Christopher Pritchett b. 22 Feb 1822, Halifax Cty, Or Fairfax Cty., Virginia, m. (1) 31 Mar 1844, in Washington County, Ohio, Lydia Ann Harris, b. 24 Jan 1828, New York, d. 31 Oct 1854, m. (2) 14 Sep 1856, Julia Ann Harris, m. (3) 7 Jun 1872, Mary A. Pointer. Charles died 16 Feb 1898, Coleridge, Cedar Cty., Nebraska, buried: Norris Cmtry., 3 Miles East Of Coleridge. Source:Pritchetts in America book. Apparently Charles and Lydia Ann had 5 sons. Charles then remarried his sister-in-law Julia Ann Harris. Called "Old Chris". He was a farmer.

5. Lydia Ann Harris b. 24 Jan 1828, New York, d. 31 Oct 1854.

6. Solomon Smith b. 27 Jun 1812, New York, m. 29 Dec 1830, in Bath, New York, Eliza Emree, b. 5 May 1813, Danaubush, New York, d. 17 Feb 1884, Grundy Center, Iowa, buried: Rosehill Cmtry, Grundy Center, Iowa. Solomon died 8 Dec 1893, Grundy Center, Iowa, buried: Rosehill Cmtry, Grundy Center, Iowa.

7. Eliza Emree b. 5 May 1813, Danaubush, New York, d. 17 Feb 1884, Grundy Center, Iowa, buried: Rosehill Cmtry, Grundy Center, Iowa. NOTES: Father's name was Mathias Emree or Emeree. He died in 1854. Is buried in Rosehill Cemetary in Grundy Center, Iowa.

Great Grand Parents

8. Charles Christopher Sr. Pritchett b. 1784, Virginia, m. Unknown Unknown. Charles died 1857, Washington Cty., Ohio, buried: Beech Grove United Methodist Cemetary.

9. Unknown Unknown.

Great Great Grand Parents

16. Charles C. Pritchett m. 1774, Izera Unknown.

17. Izera Unknown.