NATIONAL REGISTER of Historic Places: 214 Walnut Street - Three-bay triple-A I-house with decorative two-tier front porch, front gable with wood-shingling and millwork, two-story ell with two-tier side porch. Pritchard was manager of the Swansboro Land and Lumber Company.(NR)
Thomas H. Pritchard Sr. 1855-1920 was born in Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina to George Lafayette Pritchard and Catherine Riddick Congleton.
In the 1900 census, Pritchard Sr. and his wife Charity Hampden "Singie" Anthony were living in Scotland Neck, North Carolina; at that time his son Thomas Henry Pritchard Jr. was 16-years old.
|Thomas H. Pritchard Jr. 1883-1945|
The 1920 Swansboro census recorded "lumberman" T.H. Pritchard Sr. 64 and T.H. Pritchard Jr. 36, lumber inspector - in the same household. That year T. H. Pritchard Sr. died in Kinston, North Carolina.
By 1930 47-year-old "lumberman" Thomas H. Pritchard Jr. had married Mary W. (Ward?). In the household were Frank Ward 27, George W. Ward 25, Clifton Ward 19 and Mary M. Ward--all most likely children by a previous marriage.
Thomas Henry Pritchard Jr.'s death certificated noted his having been in the community of Swansboro for 40 years. He was noted as bookkeeper in the lumber business. Pritchard was buried in Ward Cemetery.
Prichard Sr. or Jr. built another house at 228 Elm Street.