Eliza Ada Pruett

Brief Life History of Eliza Ada

When Eliza Ada Pruett was born about 1858, in Robertson, Texas, United States, her father, Henry B. Pruitt, was 36 and her mother, Elmira Wickson, was 33. She married Moses Henry Edinburgh on 25 December 1875, in Walker, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Madison, Texas, United States in 1880.

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Moses Henry Edinburgh
Eliza Ada Pruett
about 1858–
Marriage: 25 December 1875
Warren Henry Edinburgh
Amanda V Edinburgh
Houston Franklin Edinburgh
Alda Elizabeth Edinburgh

Sources (9)

  • Eliza Prewitt in household of Henry Prewitt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Eliza Ada Pruett - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Eliza A Pruett
  • Eliza Ann Pruett, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): variant of Prewitt .

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

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