BIRTH: 25 Oct 1845, Chickasaw Co, MS (H800 US Censusspouse: Youngblood, Thomas J (1844 - >1870)
Chickasaw Co, MS-CAR 408 W 1850 as 6 yrs.) Tax Lists, Chickasaw Co 1844,1846
list John PREWIT and John PREWITT.
MARRIED: T J YOUNGBLOOD
OTHER: Also found on US Census, 1860,Calhoun Co MS, p83 Pittsboro as 16 yrs.
Had a son named James born abt 1868 Pontotoc County, Mississippi.\
BIRTH: Poss Randolph Co, AL (1840 & 1850 census).
Elizabeth died on 7 July 1811 and was buried at their home in Harrisonspouse: Smith, John H (1776 - )
County, Kentucky; however, her parents had her body exhumed and removed to the
family burying ground on Walnut Hill Road in Fayette County. The coffin was
so heavy that it opened and Elizabeth's body was found to have turned to stone.
People came from afar to see the body; and museums offered great sums of money.
To keep the body from being stolen, it was kept in the family cellar for a
Children were John William and Lula Ann Bagwell.spouse: Bagwell, Charles M (*1847 - )
! At this time I am making a connection for Fields Prewitt to this family forspouse: Burke, Mary (*1725 - )
the sake of saving research. This information is only tied to Ann Fields
because of the name relation.
Known as Fanny.spouse: Elliott, John (*1772 - )
Married VILEY SARTAIN in Yalobusha Co, MS, 14 Feb 1850. Married ANN SARTAINspouse: Sartain, Viley "Viola" (1834 - )
same location, 11 Mar 1847.
May have been a twin to John D Prewitt.
Married Purl Orville Dirst on June 30, 1963.spouse: Sias, Scott J (*1896 - )
George Elgin received his education principally in a private school taughtspouse: Prewitt, Elizabeth Simpkins (1825 - )
by Rev.Wilson Cunningham, a Presbyterian minister. In 1849 moved from Lincoln
County, Missouri, to Kentucky, and in 1851 began the study of law with Richard
Apperson of Mt. Sterling. He married and returned to Missour and in 1852 he
was admitted to the bar. He came to Georgetown in 1854 and served as City
Judge of Georgestown for one term and as Master Commissioner of the Scott
Circuit Court from 1856 to 1862. Information from <bduvall@@dcr.nett> and
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison, and Nicholas Counties Kentucky.
Resided in Wayne County Missouri in 1800.
Resided in Texas County, Missouri.spouse: Lawson, Kizia (*1834 - )
Married Marian J Gude on May 1, 1940.spouse: Miller, Pauline A (*1905 - )
Land entry for 50 acres on New River, Campbell County, Tennessee for Nathanielspouse: Lawson, Mary Louise (1797 - 1856)
Taylor (entry #1053, survey # 807 dated 21 sept 1813) recorded Dec 3 1813
assigned to Hardin Prewit on Jan 2 1815.
July 1 1816 -- Hardin Prewit land entry for 50 acres Campbell County, Tennessee
(Grant # 3865, Bk 4, p 411, East TN Dist)
Moved to Ripley County, Missouri, in 1838, and then to Reynolds County.
On April 25,1679, Henry was listed with the heads of family in Henrico County,spouse: Fields, Ann (1654 - )
Virginia, when he was taxed to support an army to defend against the Indians.
In the same group of forty neighbors was Colonel William Byrd. Henry evidently
owned land at that time, since he was taxed. He was not a large land owner by
comparison to the Carters, Byrds, Randolphs, or Washingtons, who owned
thousands of acres; but for Henry to be a land owner at age 25 was of some
It is believed that Henry first married Ann Fields, the older sister of John
Fields and daughter of Thomas Fields, Sr. This is strongly suggested by Henry's
location in 1679 near Edward Jones (who married Mary Fields) and the joint
patent with John Fields in 1687. It was the custom to live on the land before
recording a patent. In the case of Edward Jones, John Fields, and Henry, it
seems likely they settled on Thomas Fields Sr. land for which he had not yet
On August 25, 1681, Henry was summoned to testify, and having attended one day,
was granted 40 pounds of tobacco against Hugh Jones. This court was held in
Varina Parish, Henrico County, in the action between Hugh Jones and Edward
On April 20, 1687, Henry Prewitt and John Fields were granted 440 acres of land
in Varina Parish on the north side of the James River, beginning at Almond
Creek (now within the city limits of Richmond, Virginia).
In 1688, Henry patented 411 acres.
On October 1, 1690, at a court held at Varina for the County of Henrico, the
jury listed Henry Prewitt and John Fields, Far Reeves, Jon Cannon, Thomas East,
William Ballow, John Watson, Michael Turpin, Phil Turpin, Thomas Cardwell,
Robert Easly, and John Coates.
The 1690 tithables list: Henry Prewitt and John Pruitt in Henrico County. On
August 1, 1691, Henry (age 37) in a deposition stated that some time before
John Low went away, Hugh Jones demanded of Low that he put his gun in the loft
of Edward Jones as security for corn John Low had bought of Hugh Jones.
On August 3, 1691, Henry being supported by John Fields in the suit brought
against him by William Byrd, having attended one day, hath order granted
against the said Field for 40 pounds of tobacco according to the law. Henry's
land on Almond Creek was about 20 miles up the James River from William Byrd's
plntation "Westover." However, William Byrd also operated a trading post near
On August 20, 1691, Henry married Rebecca Dobbs in Henrico County.
On August 25, 1691, Henry having attended two days as a witness, being summoned
for Ed Jones in his suit against Fra Reeves, hath orders against the said Jones
for 80 pounds of tobacco according to the law. Court held at Varina Parish.
On September 1, 1691, Henry gave deposition that crossing the James River he
did see a black bull of Thomas Fields' mark which belonged to Ed Jones floating
upon the river against Mr. Reeves low ground.
On April 17, 1693, Henry served on the Grand Jury. On April 1, 1694, Giles
Webb conveyed land to Thomas Cardwell (100 acres bounded by lines of Cardwell
and Henry Prewitt).
On February 1, 1695, Henry having attended one day as witness in behalf of Jno
Pleasants in his suit against Nathaniel Cardwell, has an order for 40 pounds of
tobacco against the said Pleasants according to the law. Also on February 1,
1695, the estate of Barth paid Henry Prewitt 15 shillings.
In February 1695, Henry and three others made inventory of the estate of Edward
Jones. Inventory was listed February 19, 1695.
On June 1, 1695, Henry being summoned as a witness in behalf of Allanson Clarke
against Frances Reeves, has an order granted against Clarke for 40 pounds of
tobacco, he having attended one day.
On April 1, 1697, Henry sold 220 acres to Mary Jones. "Land on the North side
of James River, John Higledy, Edward Jones, part of the land patented in
1686...and upon which I now live, it being hte southernmost end of the said
tract next to Thomas Fields Creek." Witnessed by : Giles Webb and John
Wilson; recorded April 17, 1697.
On December 1, 1699, Henry served as a Grand Juror.
On April 1, 1702, deed from Henry to Thomas Cardwell, 220 acres on north side
of the James River for 4000 pounds of tobacco over three years. Land part of
patent to Henry and John Fields for 430 acres on April 20, 1687. Wife Rebecca
released dower; witnessed: Joseph Bullington and C. Evans. Henry sold the land
on April 3, 1702.
In 1711, he was exempt from paying poll tax.
Henry died in Henrico County before June 1722. In the June Court, 1722,
Rebecca Pruit, widow of Henry, late of this County, deceased, being summoned to
administrate estate of deceased husband and failing to do so, on motion of
Teston Woodson, a Quaker, it is granted him letters of administration of estate
of Henry. William Kent, John Huckaby, John Lewis, William Womack, or any three
of these to appraise the estate. John Woodson is also included.
In 1739, the vestry proceeds to lay the parish levy; to the church wardens for
Rebecca Pruett, 698 pounds of tobacco.
Rebecca died in Henrico County in 1748. Henrico Parish for the year 1748, to
Robert Morris for burying Rebecca 200 pounds.
Resided in Roane County Tennessee in 1840.
Children were Efey M.H., Archie B., James T., and infant Lowery all ofspouse: Lowery, S W (*1845 - )
Calhoun County, Mississippi.
Information provided by Barbara Prewitt Strum <babstrum@@earthlinl.net>spouse: McKiddy, Jane (1825 - 1908)
Lived in Goochland and Lunenburg counties in Virginia.
It was known that Isham was a cousin of Michael Sr of Campbell County,spouse: Maddox, Francis (*1726 - )
Virginia, but it is not known if Isham's father was Hugh or Uriah Pruitt. To
tie this family with the rest he is tied to Uriah since Uriah was marrried
about 1730 and Isham was born about that time.
Mercer County Wills. 1786-1826, states: Isham Prewitt: Will. March 1793.
Proved Dec 1805: Book 3 Page 207. "No wife is mentioned...of the legacy I have
heretofore given to my sons Joseph Prewit, Isham Prewitt, David Prewitt, and
Molly Petty I now bequeath to them only five shillings each. To daughter
Frances Walker four negros now in her possesion and property she had already
been given. Item... I bequeath to my youngest son Anthony one hundred acres
of land being the same land my son David deeded to me on Quirky (?) run which
land is now in the possession of Dowing (?) Wright. Also bequeath to said
Anthony Prewitt one negro named Peter which he has now in possession and the
whole of the property I have delivered him heretofore and my will is that said
Anthony Prewitt pay 16 pounds of my _____ and that the other of my children
pay the balance of any. Son Anthony Prewitt & Phillip Walker executors. Isham
(his mark) Prewitt, Test, Edward Davis, Jacob Davis, Thomas Davis.
Will: November 4, 1824: Probated Dec 1824 Book 8 Page 13 Mercer County,spouse: Brumfield, Edith Edah (*1753 - )
Kentucky Wills, 1786-1826.
Legatees: wife and "all my children and child which my wife is now pregnant."
Witness: J.P. Mitchell, Thos. W. Fry, and John Durham. Executors: Thos. W. Fry,
James Hopkins, and James Green.
Inventory: December 20, 1824: Recorded Feb 1825: Book 8 Page 190
Settlement: Recorded Feb 1825: Book 8 Page 185 "Guardian: Charles Hart,
guardian for Isham and Nancy Prewitt...that Nancy, his ward, is dead and
Isham, his other ward, is arrived of full age, that no estate of any kind has
ever come into his hands." Sarah Prewitt, administrator of Isham Prewitt, the
ward, certifies this statement.
Had eight children.spouse: Tinsley, Martha (*1808 - )
He was a tanner by trade.
Also married Mary Jane (Mooney) Eales on Feb 1 1833.spouse: Stoneking, Jane (*1836 - )
James Fields Prewitt served in Woods Regiment, Co. D, 23rd Texas Calvary inspouse: Merchant, Martha Ann (*1837 - )
the Civil War.
He moved to Denton County Texas in 1854.
Cass County, Texas census records of 1850 show the following:spouse: Richardson, Frances H (1820 - )
Prewitt, James 32 M Farmer Al
Frances H 30 F Al
William H 12 M Al
Tolbert F 6 M Ms
May have been named Joseph Thompson.
Also married Bill Orr DOB November 13 1912.spouse: Freeman, Claude Cummins (*1922 - )
! Jessie Pruitt served in the 12th and 13th Consolidated Regiments, Louisianaspouse: Adams, Harriet (1802 - )
Militia, Captain Beckham's Company in the War of 1812.
See deed note on Elizabeth PREWITT.spouse: Cochran, Elizabeth (1800 - 1847)
MARRIAGE: 1. Elizabeth COCHRAN GOWAN, 1818. 2. Mary Ann Lester, 1848.
Resided in Pickens Co, AL; Choctaw Co, MS 1837, 1840, 1850, 1870.
John was listed on the 1830 census of Pickens County, Alabama, and moved to
Choctaw County, Mississippi, in 1833-1834. He was one of the commissioners who
helped lay off the county into townships. He built his home on or right off
the Natchez Trace.
According to the 1860 Mississippi census, John Prewett age 66 a farmer was
living in HH235, French Camp, Choctaw County, with James A Lester (age 20) and
Julia A Lester (age 21) and Mary A Prewitt (age 40) along with Jackson A
Prewitt (age 20) Rufus K (age 16) and John N (age 10). In HH 236 were Dudley
Prewett (age 30) Nancy (age 21) Missouri AW (1/12) Laletia Gaston (age 55) and
Elizabeth Gaston (age 18).
1850 Choctaw County Mississippi census shows John (age 54), Mary Ann (age 36),
Dudley (age 12), Russell (age 20), Elizabeth (age 16), Missiouri (age 15),
Andrew (age 11), Bufhus (age 6), and John ( age 4 months - Oct 31).
Lived in Washington, Daviess County, Indiana.spouse: Unknown, Mary (*1812 - )
Moved to Copiah County, Mississippi, 1850-1854.spouse: White, Lydia A. (1828 - )
Researcher -- <aprew39031@@AOL.com> -- Anita.
Killed at the Battle of Sharpesburg, Maryland, as a CSA soldier.
BIRTH: Abt 1824 by 1850 Census, Chickasaw Co, MS(Carroll County HH 408 Westernspouse: Unk, Tabitha(Talitha) (~1824 - >1870)
section), which gives age 26, b SC. HH800. Abt 1820 by Death ref below.
MARRIAGE: To Tabitha,age 26,b KY, in BIRTH ref. Fol fam listed same ref:
Elizabeth, age 6, b MS (abt 1844)
Francis M, age 4, b MS (abt 1846)
Minerva, age 3, b MS (abt 1847)
Add children listed in 1860 Census, Calhoun Co, MS(p83)Pittsboro,
with Tabitha as head of HH. Tabitha listed as age 39, b KY:
Samuel, age 10,b MS (b abt 1850)
Rachel, age 8, b MS (b abt 1852)
This census also lists Sidney R PREWITT(wife of Ancel), living
next door with part of children and head of HH.
DEATH: 1860 MS Mortality Schedule. Died of "fever" in Calhoun Co, MS at age
40, May 1860. Note that LUCRETIA, b VA, who was either mother or grandmother,
also died in Calhoun Co, MS, on Sep 1849 of fever
Chronology of locations:
1820 -born SC
1830 - possibly w/ LUCRETIA in Fayette Co, AL
1840 - possibly w/ ANCEL and LUCRETIA in Randolph Co, AL
1844 & 46 - probably on tax list for Chickasaw Co, MS
1850 - Chickasaw Co, MS census.
1852 - probably on tax list, Chickasaw Co, MS.
1860 - died in Calhoun Co, MS, May 1860.
OTHER: 1850 Census Chickasaw Co MS also lists in HH 801.
PREWIT, Francis M age 26 b SC
Viely age 16 b GA
PREWIT, Ancel age 46 b SC in HH 802
Sophia age 35 b KY
and 6 children (see Ancel PREWIT)
John was married also to Kate Unknown before marrying Myrtle and then hespouse: Balding, Myrtle (*1890 - )
married a third time.
Died from bilious fever.