Mary Polly Prewitt

22 December 1823–14 November 1880 (Age 56)
Whitley, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Prewitt was born on 22 December 1823, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, her father, Elijah Prewitt, was 41 and her mother, Susannah Katherine DeMoss, was 37. She lived in Region, Butler, Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 14 November 1880, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Whitley, Kentucky, United States.

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Hawkins McKee
Mary Polly Prewitt
Gabriel McKee
Simantha McKee
Catherine McKee
Susan McKee
William M. McKee
Francis Marion McKee
Julian Mc Kee
Sarah J McKee
Mary McKee

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 7

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Prew ( see Prue ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Mc Kee in household of Hawkins Mc Kee, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Marey McKey in household of Hawkins McKey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Prewitt in entry for Mary Holloway, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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