Prudence Barron

Brief Life History of Prudence

When Prudence Barron was born in 1770, her father, William Barron Sr., was 31 and her mother, Prudence Davis, was 31. She married John Smith about 1793, in Putnam, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died in November 1810, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

John Smith
Prudence Barron
Marriage: about 1793
Basil Smith
Sarah Sally Smith
William W Smith
James Smith
Prudence Smith
Nancy Smith
Joseph Smith
John Jonathon Smith
Nathan Smith
Prudence Smith

Sources (2)

  • Prudence Barren, "Georgia, Headright and Bounty Land Records, 1783-1909"
  • Prudence Smith (born Barron), 'Geni World Family Tree' on MyHeritage

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World Events (8)


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Historical Boundaries 1777: Wilkes, Georgia, United States

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Jesus, Manuel, Francisco, Carlos, Miguel, Raul, Pedro, Ruben, Alfredo, Luis.

Scottish: status name from Scots baron, which in the Highlands denoted a small proprietary landholder. In Angus it alluded specifically to a tenant of one of the small baronies attached to the Abbey of Coupar Angus. The surname was taken by Scottish migrants to Ulster. Compare Baron .

Scottish: shortened form of McBarron, from Scottish Gaelic Mac a' Bharain ‘son of the baron’. See Baron and 1 above.

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

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