Margret W. Pruitt

19 November 1818–10 August 1905 (Age 86)
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Margret W.

When Margret W. Pruitt was born on 19 November 1818, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, her father, Bright Pruitt, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Seabolt, was 37. She married William Bradley on 7 September 1837, in Hall, Gregg Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Spring Point Township, Cumberland, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Gregg Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 10 August 1905, in Morgan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hall, Gregg Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

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John Aquilla Whitaker
Margret W. Pruitt
Marriage: 11 June 1840
Moses Taylor Whitaker
Mary Anabel Whitaker
Elizabeth Juliet Whitaker
Nathan Graftin Whitaker
Eli Swinford Whitaker
Evan Jacob Whitaker
John O'kayne Whitaker

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11 June 1840
Monroe, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · First Commercial Oil Well Opens

Age 1

In 1819, in McCreary County, Kentucky along Cumberland River was the site of the first commercial oil well.

Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

French and English: nickname from a pet form of Old French proux ‘valiant’, ‘brave’, or ‘wise’ ( see Proulx , Prue ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Margett Whitaker in household of John Whitaker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margarette Shake in household of George W Shake, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margret Whitaker, "United States Census, 1870"

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