Susan Pruett

6 May 1820–21 July 1897 (Age 77)
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Pruett was born on 6 May 1820, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Bright Pruitt, was 49 and her mother, Annister Hannah Goodwyn or Godgion, was 49. She married Felix Kilpatrick on 16 December 1850. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Macon, Tennessee, United States in 1860. She died on 21 July 1897, in Macon, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Sugar Fork Township, Macon, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Felix Kilpatrick
Susan Pruett
Marriage: 16 December 1850
Ira A. Kirkpatrick
Sarah A. Kirkpatrick

Spouse and Children

    Felix Kilpatrick



16 December 1850


    Ira A. Kirkpatrick


    Sarah A. Kirkpatrick


Parents and Siblings


    Annister Hannah Goodwyn or Godgion




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World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 15

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

French and English: variant spelling of Pruitt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan Kilpatrick in household of Felix Kilpatrick, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan Kilpatrick in household of Felix Kilpatrick, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan Kilpatrick, "North Carolina, Historical Records Survey, Cemetery Inscription Card Index"

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