Margaret Giertrud Prewitt

1865–Female
Fayette, Howard, Missouri, United States

The Life of Margaret Giertrud

When Margaret Giertrud Prewitt was born in 1865, in Fayette, Howard, Missouri, United States, her father, Henry Clay Prewitt, was 30 and her mother, Mary Frances Hunt, was 28. She lived in Locust Creek Township, Linn, Missouri, United States for about 30 years and Linn, Missouri, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Prewitt
1835–1915
Mary Frances Hunt
1837–
Flora L Prewitt
1858–
Elizabeth Prewitt
1860–1932
Corda C. Prewitt
1862–
Margaret Giertrud Prewitt
1865–
Fannie Clay Prewitt
1867–
Birdie Prewitt
1869–1869
Frances Prewitt Smith
1870–1923
Paul Prewitt
1871–1871

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World Events (8)

1865

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 0

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 31

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Prew ( see Prue ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maggie Prewitt in household of H C Prewitt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Maggie G Prewitt in household of Henry C Prewitt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret G Corey in household of Henry C Prewitt, "United States Census, 1900"

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