Cathia Malinda B. Summers

about 1829–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Cathia Malinda B.

When Cathia Malinda B. Summers was born about 1829, in North Carolina, United States, her father, William Summers, was 31 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Ott, was 18. She had at least 9 sons with Benjamin Pruett. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Friendship Township, Greene, Arkansas, United States in 1880.

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Benjamin Pruett
Cathia Malinda B. Summers
William Thomas Pruett
Milton Sidney Pruett
Marion Alexander Pruett
Alfred Pruett
Alexander Pruett
Marion Pruett
John Huston "Bird" Pruett
Nola Montez Pruett
James Pruet

Spouse and Children



    William Thomas Pruett


    Milton Sidney Pruett


    Marion Alexander Pruett


    Alfred Pruett


    Alexander Pruett


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 1

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 32

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Summer 1.2 Irish (Sligo): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Somacháin ‘descendant of Somachán’, a nickname meaning ‘gentle’, ‘innocent’.3 Americanized form of some likesounding Ashkenazic Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Malinda Pruet in household of Benjamin Pruet, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ethe M Priett in household of Ren Priett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Etha Privett, "United States Census, 1850"

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