Mississippi Family Group Sheet for the Joseph PRUITT I Family


Husband: Joseph PRUITT I (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 13)
Birthdate: 4/7/1798 (6, 7)
Birthplace: Pittsylvania Co., VA. (5)
Death date: 7/26/1864 (6)
Place of death: Pontotoc Co., MS (6)
Burial: New Albany, Union Co., MS(6)
Father: Samuel Walters PRUITT II (7, 9, 13)
Mother: Lavina WALTERS (7, 13)

Marriage date: 5/14/1814 (6, 7)
Marriage place: Franklin Co., GA (6)

Wife: Martha Sneed HENSLEY (1, 2, 6, 7)
Birthdate: 2/17/1797 (6)
Birthplace: Franklin Co., GA
Death date: 8/17/1840 (6)
Place of death: Pontotoc Co., MS (6)
Burial: unknown
Father: unknown
Mother: unknown

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Sarah PRUITT (1, 6)
Sex: F (1)
Birthdate: 11/1815 (6)
Birthplace: Franklin Co., GA (6)
Death date: After 1830
Place of death: unknown
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: unknown

Child No. 2: Samuel PRUITT (1, 2, 4, 5, 6)
Sex: M (1, 2, 4, 5)
Birthdate: 3/5/1821 (6)
Birthplace: Franklin Co., GA (6)
Death date: 11/23/1887 (6, 10)
Place of death: Crier Creek, Navarro Co., TX (6)
Burial: Crier Creek Cemetery, Crier Creek, Navarro Co., TX (10)
Marriage date: About 1846 (6)
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: Mary Louise HENSLEY (6)

Child No. 3: David Hensley PRUITT (1, 2, 6, 11)
Sex: M (1, 2, 11)
Birthdate: 6/20/1822 (6, 11)
Birthplace: Franklin Co., GA (6, 11)
Death date: Before 1900 (11)
Place of death: TX (11)
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: Elizabeth J. SINGLETON (6, 11)

Child No. 4: Cursey Carolina PRUITT (6)
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1/4/1824 (6)
Birthplace: Jackson Co., GA (6)
Death date: 1/2/1827 (6)
Place of death: Jackson Co., GA (6)
Burial: unknown
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Child No. 5: Adecia Martin PRUITT (1, 2, 6)
Sex: F (1, 2)
Birthdate: 3/26/1826 (6)
Birthplace: Franklin Co., GA (6)
Death date: unknown
Place of death: unknown
Marriage date: unknown
Burial: unknown
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: Jim Hurd (6)

Child No. 6: Elizabeth Lavina PRUITT (6)
Sex: F
Birthdate: 3/4/1828 (6)
Birthplace: Jackson Co., GA (6)
Death date: 7/9/1829 (6)
Place of death: Jackson Co., GA (6)
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Child No. 7: Joseph Jackson PRUITT II (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Sex: M (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
Birthdate: 12/12/1829 (6)
Birthplace: Jackson Co., GA (6)
Death date: 12/5/1865 (6)
Place of death: Navarro Co., TX (6)
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: 3/9/1851 (6, 8)
Marriage place: Pontotoc Co., MS (6, 8)
Spouse's name: Emma Elizabeth HOLDITCH (4, 6, 8)

Child No. 8: Rhoda Martin PRUITT (2, 3, 6)
Sex: F (2, 3)
Birthdate: 11/20/1831 (6)
Birthplace: Jackson Co., GA (6)
Death date: 1/22/1866 (6)
Place of death: unknown
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: 10/26/1851 (6)
Marriage place: Pontotoc Co., GA (6)
Spouse's name: Charles Terrell BOND (6)

Child No. 9: George Washington PRUITT (2, 3, 6)
Sex: M (2, 3)
Birthdate: 3/26/1834 (6)
Birthplace: Jackson Co., GA (6)
Death date: 7/8/1845
Place of death: Pontotoc Co., MS (6)
Burial: unknown
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Child No. 10: Amanda Meeks PRUITT (3, 6)
Sex: F (3)
Birthdate: 11/24/1835 (6)
Birthplace: Jackson Co., GA (6)
Death date: 1/15/1833 (6)
Place of death: unknown
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: 5/22/1860 (6)
Marriage place: Pontotoc Co., MS (6)
Spouse's name: James A. HICKMAN (6)

Child No. 11: John Calvin PRUITT (2, 3)4, 5, 6)
Sex: M (2, 3, 4, 5)
Birthdate: 2/25/1838 (6)
Birthplace: MS
Death date: 9/18/1862 (6)
Place of death: Antietam, MD (6, 12)
Burial: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD (6, 12)
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Documentation:
(1) 1830 Census, Jackson Co., GA.
(2) 1840 Census, Pontotoc Co., MS.
(3) 1845 Census, Pontotoc Co., MS.
(4) 1860 Census, Pontotoc Co., MS., Slave Schedule
(5) 1860 Census, Sandy Hills Post Office, Pontotoc Co., MS.
(6) Prewitt - Pruitt Records of Georgia, Richard A. Prewitt, 1984
(7) Family Bible of Samuel Pruitt Jr & John Willis Pruitt, Banks Co, GA.
(8) Mississippi Marriages From 1829 to 1900, Surnames Beginning P to R, found in: Marriage Index: AR, MO, MS, TX
(9) Will of Samuel Pruitt III
(10) Crier Creek Cemetery, Crier Creek, Navarro Co., TX.
(11) Ancestors of David H. Pruitt
(12) Western Maryland Historical Library
(13) Early Settlers of Banks County Including Slaves, Barbara Le-Fevre, 1999

Notes:
(1) Joseph Pruitt I, has 13 land patents, totaling 2056 acres in Pontotoc Co., MS, 1842.
(2) Charles Terrell Bond established and named Union County, MS. One of the original settlers. Built the first store and handsome home. His home was the headquarters of General Forest during the Civil War. He amassed quite a fortune for those days and was a leader in his community.
(3) The 1840 Pontotoc Co., MS Census shows 34 male slaves owned by Joseph Pruitt I.
(4) The 1860 Pontotoc Co., Ms Census shows 19 slaves owned by Joseph Pruitt I, 19 owned by Joseph J. Pruitt II, 7 owned by John C. Pruitt and 12 owned by Samuel Pruitt.
(5) Where the Pruitt's lived in Jackson Co., GA is now Banks Co., GA.
(6) Where the Pruitt's lived in Pontotoc Co., MS is now Union Co., MS.
(7) Family Group Sheet for the Joseph Pruitt I continued on Joseph J. Pruitt II family group sheet.
 

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