Prudence Steed


Brief Life History of Prudence

When Prudence Steed was born in 1789, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Moses Steed, was 41 and her mother, Eula Jane Sanders, was 34. She died in 1791, at the age of 2.

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Moses Steed
Eula Jane Sanders
Samuel C Steed
Prudence Steed
Hilkiah Steed
Mary Steed
Mark Steed
William Steed
Lucinda Steed
Nancy Steed
Prudence Steed
Son Steed
Rebecca Steed
Moses Steed Jr.

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George Washington elected first president of United States.

1789 · The United States Constitution

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Originally comprising seven articles, the United States Constitution is the backbone of the law in the Nation. The first three articles talk about the separation of powers, dividing the government into three branches: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Articles Four, Five and Six describe the what each state governments have rights to do, how the states and the federal government should act in their relationship, and how the constitutional amendments are shared between all states. The Seventh Article explains and establishes the procedure used by the thirteen States to ratify it. It is regarded as the oldest written and codified national constitution in force. Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including an amendment to repeal a previous one.

1789 · Becomes 12th State

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On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

Name Meaning


from Middle English sted(e) ‘horse, stallion’ (Old English steda), perhaps used as a nickname for a strong or lusty man or for someone who worked with horses. Compare Steadman .

variant of Stead .

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

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