Elizabeth Hawkins

25 April 1790–25 June 1856 (Age 66)
Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hawkins was born on 25 April 1790, in Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, her father, James Hawkins, was 24 and her mother, Rachael Lytle, was 21. She married Moses Pruitt in 1808, in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 25 June 1856, in Shelby, Indiana, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Shelby, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Pruitt
Elizabeth Hawkins
Marriage: 1808
Mary Ann Pruitt
Pleasant Pruitt
John Jackson Pruitt
James Harrison Pruitt
Rebecca Pruitt
Margaret Pruitt
James Pruitt

Spouse and Children

Abbeville, South Carolina, United States


    Mary Ann Pruitt


    Pleasant Pruitt


    John Jackson Pruitt


    James Harrison Pruitt


    Rebecca Pruitt


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


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.

Age 18

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Hawkin, a diminutive of Hawk 1 with the Anglo-Norman French hypocoristic suffix -in.2 English: in the case of one family (see note below), this is a variant of Hawkinge, a habitational name from a place in Kent, so called from Old English Hafocing ‘hawk place’.3 Irish: sometimes used as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó hEacháin ( see Haughn ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Pruitt, "Find A Grave Index"
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

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