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  • ID: I1769
  • Name: Marie Alice Pritchard
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 12 JAN 1906 in Harrisville, Ritchie Co., West Virginia
  • Death: 11 JAN 1991 in Pendleton, Umatilla Co., Oregon
  • Burial: Fraser Cemetery, Fraser, Clearwater Co., Idaho
  • ALIA: "Nana"; Mary Alice Pritchard
  • Note: 1 2

    grandchildren called her "Nana"
    on birth certificate at Ritchie Co., Courthouse, it says "Mary Alice Pritchard". . . later it was obviously changed in the original record book later to "Marie Alice Pritchard" [written in dark black ink]

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    Lived with Adonijah and Amanda Jordan in Weippe, Idaho (abt 1925). She states that Amanda was still alive then (Amanda Nelson Jordan died the next year (1926).

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    Resided in Weippe, Idaho according to the 1940 US Census

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    Oregon Death Index, 1903-98 about Marie A Sterling
    Name: Sterling, Marie A
    County: Umatilla
    Death Date: 11 Jan 1991
    Certificate: 91-00945
    Age: 84
    Birth Date: 12 Jan 1906
    Spouse: Albert

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    Nana went to several High Schools ... beginning in Oakland, Maryland - then she went to Fairmont High School in Fairmont, WV - Elkins HIgh School, Elkins, West Virginia - then to Manchester, Iowa - Graduating from H.S. in Grand Tower, Illinois
    Overall Schools: Wick, Iowa - Ainsworth, Nebraska [north of North Platte 100+ miles] -

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    Nana said that she came out west to Idaho in 1924 from Lincoln, Nebraska via Spokane. She said her friends made a reservation for her at the YWCA in Spokane so that she could be safe when she arrived. She then took a train from Spokane to Orofin o [relatives said not to get off in Greer because there would be no place to stay there. Nana said she changed trains in Arrow Junctuion and went from there to Orofino. She said several "indians" got on there. She said she was a little fearfu l of them - and a little fearful of everyone she met crossing the country.

    From Orofino she got on a "stage" [actually a car called a stage] where a driver named Carl Peays. She was real leary of Karl at first but then set her mind to ease when he mentioned that he would take her by her Uncle Zan's home on the way up t o Weippe.


    ... came west to Idaho around 1924 [in Adonijah Jordan's Home] ... [Uncle Zan Jordan picked her up at the railroad station in Orofino .. probably stayed with Zan for a bit ... but Orofino was a wild town in those days and she wanted to get away an d soon moved to Adonijah's home]

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    Marie Sterling, 84, formerly of Fraser, Lewiston
    PENDLETON, Ore. Marie Alice Pritchard Snyder Sterling, 84, a Lewiston real estate manager, died of causes related to age at Pendleton, Ore. Friday.
    She was born Jan. 12, 1906, to the Rev. Walter and Jessie Jordan Pritchard at Harrisburg, W. Va. She was raised in West Virginia and attended school there while following the ministry with her father.
    After high school she moved to Iowa for a short time. As a young woman she lived at Lincoln, Neb., where she worked at a department Store. A short time later she took a train to Orofino and then a bus to the Fraser area to visit her mother and g randmother.
    She married Milton C. Snyder in 1925 at Lewiston and they ranched and logged in the Fraser area. He died in 1943.
    She and Albert R. Sterling were married May 10, 1944, at Lewiston. After their marriage they moved to Lewiston. He died Sept. 29, 1988.
    She was a past queen of Malac Temple Daughters of the Nile and past worthy matron, Laurel Chapter Order of the Eastern Star.
    Survivors include two sons, Milton L. Snyder of Federal Way Wash. And Melvin D. Snyder of Pendleton, Ore.; four sisters, Ann J. Pritchard of Everett, Wash., Clara Pritchard Bonner of Pierce, Idaho, Lee Pritchard Cochrell of Bellevue, Wash. and Aga tha Pritchard Snyder of Spokane; and a brother, Quale Gordon Pritchard of Yakima, Wash.
    Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at Malcom's Brower-Wann Memorial Chapel at Lewiston. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Malcom's Brower-Wann. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at Fraser Cemetery.
    The family suggests memorials be sent to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, N. 820 Summit Blvd., Spokane, Wash. 99201
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    Father: Walter Icen Pritchard b: 22 APR 1876 in Ritchie Co., West Virginia
    Mother: Jessie Lee Jordan b: 5 APR 1885 in Job, Randolph Co., West Virginia

    Marriage 1 Milton Cooper Snyder b: 6 MAR 1904 in Fords Creek, Clearwater Co., Idaho
    • Married: 22 JUN 1925 in Lewiston, Nez Perce Co., Idaho
    • Note: 1st Methodist Church
    Children
    1. Has No Children Mary Alice Snyder b: 12 APR 1926 in Fraser, Clearwater Co., Idaho
    2. Has Children Living Snyder
    3. Has Children Melvin Delano Snyder b: 7 JUN 1933 in Greer, Clearwater Co., Idaho

    Marriage 2 Albert Ralph Sterling b: 29 JAN 1916 in Dunmore, Lackawanna Co., Pennsylvania
    • Married: 10 MAR 1944 in 1st Methodist Church, Lewiston, Nez Perce Co., Idaho
    • Note: 7:30 p.m. / Rev. P. Malsom Hammond

    Sources:
    1. Type: Interview
      Title: Marie Alice Pritchard Snyder Sterling Interview
      Date: Summer, 1989
      Place: Lewiston, Idaho
      Repository: Craig Snyder has tape and digital copy
    2. Type: Census
      Title: 1940 U.S. census
      Place: Misc.
      Media: micro film
      Location: ancestry.com
      Date: 8 APR 2012
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