George Prewett

7 December 1829–31 December 1910 (Age 81)
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Prewett was born on 7 December 1829, in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Stephen Prewett, was 33 and his mother, Martha Hayter, was 27. He married Mary Charlotte England Fry on 10 March 1850, in Alderbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 31 December 1910, in Ovingham, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 81, and was buried in Kangarilla, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

George Prewett
Mary Charlotte England Fry
Marriage: 10 March 1850
Charles Prewett
Sarah Prewett
George Prewett
Henry Prewett
Elizabeth Prewett
Eliza Prewett
Stephen Prewett
Ellen Prewett
Mary Ophelia Prewett
Agnes Blanch Charlotte Decma Prewett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1850Alderbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 4
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 25
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire): variant of Prewitt .

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

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    Sources (16)

    • George Pruett in entry for Jorgen Nicholas Hansen and Ellen Threadgold, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
    • George Prewett in entry for Ellen Prewett Thredgold, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • George Prewett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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