Margaret Giertrud Prewitt

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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Henry Clay Prewitt
Mary Frances Hunt
Flora L Prewitt
Elizabeth Prewitt
Corda C. Prewitt
Margaret Giertrud Prewitt
Fannie Clay Prewitt
Birdie Prewitt
Frances Prewitt Smith
Paul Prewitt

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World Events (8)


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.

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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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