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David Wesley Pritchett


David Wesley Pritchett born 20 May 1844, Gilmer Co GA; married 1865 to Elizabeth Aramita Pankey 24 Dec 1839 (tombstone 1842)- (no dates) 1917; [her parents: Wiley Pankey (1812, TN-18 Sept 1881, Gilmer Co GA) married ca. 1834 Lumpkin Co GA to Rebecca Littlejohn (1817, SC- 13 March 1893, Gilmer Co GA) {found in 1870 Census Murray Co GA}] died 1 July 1923, Murray Co GA. They are buried in the Calvary Cemetery, Murray Co GA.

Their children:

James Henry (ca. 1866- )

John W (ca. 1868- )

William L (ca. 1869- )

Stephen (Jan 1872 Kansas- ) married 1894 Alice Murray (Sept 1873-22 Aug 1944, Murray Co GA)

*Sarah A (Jan 1875- between 1920-1930) married William Houston Dunn, 15 Aug 1896

Rebecca C (15 Sept 1877-29 Mar 1968) married 5 Sept 1896 Luke Caylor (25 Apr 1875-14 Jan 1956) Murray Co GA. Buried Calvary Cemetery

Mary (Sept 1886- )

David is listed:

1850 Census-Gilmer Co GA, Subdivision 33; omitted from the family count

1860 Census-Gilmer Co GA, Subdivision 33; age 15, living with parents

1864 Reorganizing GA Militia-Gilmer Co GA; David Pritchett, age 17 yrs-7months, farmer, born GA

*1870 Census-Murray Co GA, 874; David, age 23, born GA, farm laborer, $200 personal estate; Elizabeth, age 30, born TN; James H, 4, GA; John W, 3, GA; William, 1, GA.

***Census taken 12th Aug 1870

*1870 Census-Davis Co Kansas; David, age 25, GA; Elizabeth, 25, GA; Henry, 5, GA; John, 3, GA; William, 2, GA

***Census taken 29th Dec 1870---- David was listed on two 1870 Census'-moved to Kansas sometime between August and December, but moved back to GA before 1875 Kansas Census.

1880 Census-Murray Co GA, Shuck Pen; David T., age 32, born GA, farmer, parents place of birth-unknown; Elizabeth, age 40, born TN; James, 14, GA; John, 12, GA; William L, 11, GA; Stephen, 9, KS?; Sarah A, 6, GA; Rebecca, 2, GA

1900 Census-Murray Co GA, Tenth; David, May 1845, age 55, married 35 yrs, farmer, born GA, parents born VA & NC, rents; Elizabeth, Dec 1839, age 60, married 35 yrs, 7 children, 7 living, born TN, parents born AL & NC; Mary, Sept, 1886 age 13, born GA, Parents GA & TN.

1910 Census-Murray Co GA, Tenth, dist, 109; David W. age 63, born GA, married 44 yrs, {can't read occupation}; Elizabeth, age 69, born GA, married 44 yrs, 8 children, 6 living;

{They were one house away from William H and Sallie (daughter) Dunn.}

1920 Census can't locate him in that Census

Carolyn Z. Luffman, 2010

 



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