Pruett Harvey

6 October 1791–24 March 1839 (Age 47)
Clarksburg, Montgomery, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Pruett

When Pruett Harvey was born on 6 October 1791, in Clarksburg, Montgomery, Maryland, United States, his father, Basil Harvey Sr, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Lewis, was 28. He married Eveline Freeman on 27 November 1823, in Switzerland, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 March 1839, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Pruett Harvey
Eveline Freeman
Marriage: 27 November 1823
Benjamin Franklin Harvey
William Lewis Harvey
Elizabeth F Harvey
Thomas A. Harvey
Eveline Harvey
William A. Harvey
Pruett Harvey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1823Switzerland, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 3
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 9
    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.
    Age 13
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Old French and Middle English personal name Hervei, also found as Herveu, Hervé, and Hervi. The name Herveu or Herv(e)i was borne by a number of Bretons at the Norman Conquest and, as such, represents a French form of the Old Breton name Hoiearnviu or Hærviu (see Herve ). Among Normans Herve(i) or Herv(e)i was also a French form of ancient Germanic Hariwic, Herewic (from hari ‘army’ + wīg ‘war’), with intervocalic /w/ becoming /v/ in Old French. The Breton and ancient Germanic names were commonly Latinized as Herve(i)us and Hervic(i)us respectively but, since their most common vernacular forms in Old French were indistinguishable, the Latin forms were also sometimes interchangeable, especially Herveus.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAirmheadhaigh ‘descendant of Airmheadhach’, a personal name probably meaning ‘esteemed’. It seems to be a derivative of Airmheadh, the name borne by a mythological physician.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarchaidh ‘descendant of Earchadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Will of Basil Harvey

    Basil Harvey’s Will – In the name of God, amen. I, Basil Harvey of the county of Harrison, Commonwealth of Virginia being sick and weak in body but of sound mind and judgment for which I thank God and …

    Sources (4)

    • Priest Harvey, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Copy of Basil Harvey Will from West Virginia year 1830
    • Legacy NFS Source: Pruitt Harvey -

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