My Pritchett Family
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First Generation

1. Charles Walter PRITCHETT was born about 1867 in Alabama and died on 25 May 1926 in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana about age 59.

General Notes: 1880 Red River Parish, Louisiana Census shows Charles living with E. L. Green (Lumberman) working as a laborer at 22 years of age (birth year 1858). Both parents were born in Alabama.
In the 1930 census, Willie B. Pritchett was married to Jeff Carpenter and stated that her father Charles W. Pritchett was born in Mississippi. [She must have been confused because Charles said he was born in Alabama in the below 1900 census.]
1900 St. Landry Parish Census
Pritchett, Charles W. born in Alabama - father born in Kentucky - Mother born in Alabama
Lorethia I. - wife
Pleione E. - Dau
Charlie L. - Son
Walton D. W. - Son
Willie B. - Dau
Thomas A. - Son
Georgia D. - Dau
Acres: 162.27
Metes/Bounds: No
Title Transfer
Issue Date: 12/1/1897
Land Office: New Orleans
Cancelled: No
U.S. Reservations: No
Mineral Reservations: No
Authority: May 20, 1862: Homestead EntryOriginal (12 Stat. 392)
Document Nr.: 7411
Misc. Doc. Nr.: 13845
Accession/Serial Nr.: LA1410__.294
BLM Serial Nr.: LA NO S/N
Parts Sec./
Block Township Range Fract.
Section Meridian State Counties Survey
Nr. NW 26/ 2-S 1-W No Louisiana LA Evangeline
West of Chicot along the Nezpique Bayou

Charles married Eudorah NESTER [MRIN: 293] on 9 Dec 1882 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. Eudorah died between 1891 and 1893 in Louisiana.

Children from this marriage were:

   2 F    i. Pleione E. PRITCHETT was born in Oct 1884 in Alabama.

   3 M    ii. Charlie Lonnie PRITCHETT was born on 14 Dec 1887 in Alabama and died in Apr 1973 in Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana at age 85.

   4 M    iii. Walter Dewitt PRITCHETT was born on 10 Dec 1891 in Provencal, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, died on 20 Feb 1982 in Kinder, Allen Parish, Louisiana at age 90, and was buried in Green Oak Cemetery, Allen Parish, Louisiana.

Walter married Elvie L. SMITH [MRIN: 294]. (b. 22 Jan 1894, d. 16 Sep 1979)

Charles next married Lorethia I. JOHNSON [MRIN: 581] on 21 Dec 1893 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. Lorethia was born in Nov 1872 in Louisiana and died on 28 Jun 1941 in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana at age 68.

General Notes: 1920 Census in Evangeline Parish, Ward 4, says she is 44 yrs old (birth would be 1876)
1930 Census in Evangeline Parish, Ward 4, lists Loretha Pritchett as head of Family
1893 Marriage registration for C. W. Pritchett says he married Loretta O. Johnson. Loretha could be a misspelling of Loretta.

Children from this marriage were:

   5 F    i. Willie B. PRITCHETT was born in Sep 1894 in Louisiana, died on 17 Sep 1943 in Turkey Creek, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana at age 49, and was buried in Addison Johnson Cemetery, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.

Willie married Austin Jeff CARPENTER [MRIN: 249] (b. Oct 1894, d. 1969) on 30 Aug 1913 in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.

   6 M    ii. Thomas Alvin PRITCHETT was born on 18 Jun 1896 in Turkey Creek, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana and died on 19 Jul 1931 in Lecompte, Rapides Parish, Louisiana at age 35.

Thomas married Susan J. MESSER [MRIN: 336] (b. Feb 1900, d. 2 Apr 1926) on 16 Nov 1916 in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.

Thomas next married Lillie May HALLOWAY [MRIN: 1011].

   7 F    iii. Georgia Duitt PRITCHETT was born on 11 May 1900 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, died on 27 Oct 1968 in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana at age 68, and was buried in Vandenburg Cemetery, Bayou Chicot, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.

Georgia married Joseph G. FERGUSON [MRIN: 539]. (b. 9 Aug 1897, d. 31 Jul 1964)

Georgia next married Lee Jessie CARPENTER [MRIN: 94] (b. Aug 1899, d. 20 Oct 1926) on 12 Jan 1917 in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.

   8 F    iv. Vivian Lillian PRITCHETT was born on 16 Feb 1903 in Turkey Creek, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, died on 6 Aug 1992 in Sulphur, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana at age 89, and was buried in Vandenburg Cemetery, Bayou Chicot, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.

Vivian married William Wallace WHATLEY [MRIN: 168] (b. 17 Jun 1902, d. 12 Apr 1966) on 3 Sep 1921 in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.