Obediah Prewit

about 1790–before 1826 (Age 36)
Halifax, Virginia, United States

The Life of Obediah

When Obediah Prewit was born about 1790, in Halifax, Virginia, United States, his father, William Alexander Pruitt, was 35 and his mother, Frances Palmer, was 27. He had at least 1 daughter. He died before 1826, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

William Alexander Pruitt
1755–1821
Frances Palmer
1763–1818
Martha Frances Pruitt
1781–1850
Elizabeth Pruitt
1789–1853
Obediah Prewit
1790–1826
William Prewit
1794–1820
Frances Pruitt
1794–1853
Thomas Pruitt
1783–1857
Nancy Pruitt
1783–
Lucinda Pruitt
1787–
Hannah Pruitt
1789–
Elizabeth Prewit
1795–
Henry Palmer Pruitt
1801–1872

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World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 1

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 10

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Prew ( see Prue ).

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

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