Margaret Prettyman

26 August 1781–6 July 1867 (Age 85)
Delaware, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Prettyman was born on 26 August 1781, in Delaware, United States, her father, William Prettyman, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Craig, was 28. She married Levin Milby on 29 October 1801, in Lewes, Sussex, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 6 July 1867, in Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Milby Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levin Milby
Margaret Prettyman
Marriage: 29 October 1801
Zadoc or Zeadox Milby
Nathaniel Milby
Ann H Milby
William Prettyman Milby
Benjamin Lewis Milby

Spouse and Children

29 October 1801
Lewes, Sussex, Delaware, United States


    Zadoc or Zeadox Milby


    Nathaniel Milby


    Ann H Milby


    William Prettyman Milby


    Benjamin Lewis Milby


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Age 6

Delaware was the first state to ratify the federal Constitution -- December 7, 1787, becoming the first state in the Union

Age 23

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): elaborated form of Pretty , or an occupational name for a servant of someone called Pretty.

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

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Story Highlight

Milby Cementery

Milby Cemetery Milby Cemetery is located in the south ½ of the North-west Quarter of Section 27 in Rushville Township or T2N-R1W The Cemetery is located on the west side of a blacktop road east of …

Sources (3)

  • Peggy Prettyman in entry for William F Toomey, "Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974"
  • Peggy Prettyman in entry for William F Toomey, "Delaware Vital Record Index Cards, 1680-1934"
  • Peggy Prettyman in entry for William F Toomey, "Delaware Vital Record Index Cards, 1680-1934"

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