Sarah Prewitt

Femaleabout 1811–

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Prewitt was born about 1811, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, her father, John W. Prewitt, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Thorp, was 22. She married John Haymore IV on 13 February 1832, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Dilltown, East Wheatfield Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Quaker Gap, Stokes, North Carolina, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

John Haymore IV
1807–1886
Sarah Prewitt
1811–
Marriage: 13 February 1832
Mary Ann Haymore
1833–1905
James Haymore
1836–
Heza G. Haymore
1839–
Daniel Hezekiah Haymore
1841–
Julia Haymore
1843–1906

Sources (9)

  • Sarah Haymore, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Prewitt, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Sarah Prewitt in entry for John Hamore, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1832Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Age 1

    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    Age 1

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

    Age 33

    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

    Name Meaning

    English (Warwickshire): diminutive of Prew , Prue or Prow .

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

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