Name: John PRUITT
Birth: 1736 in Blandenburg, Frederick Co, Va (or Prince George)
Death: 1788 in Goochland Co, VA (or Pittsylvania)
Change Date: 15 NOV 2015
Or John Pruitt was born abt 1730 in Henrico Co, Va. (Goochland Co was later formed from Henrico Co)
Douglas Register of Goochland Co, Va:
John Pruet & Ellis Addison, Aug. 9, 1758
1758, Aug. 9, Obadiah Addison Pruitt born in St. James Parish to John Pruitt and Alice Addison. He was baptized on April 1, 1759 (Douglas Register, p. 279)
(according to son Obadiah?s pension application in 1834 he said, ?I was born in Goochland County, Va. in the year 1755 on the 6th day of July as I always heard and believe.)
John Prewit on Mar 26, 1776 of Goochland conveyed by deed of gift to son Abram Prewit, 120 acres of land "being part of the tract where I now live in Goochland county, called 'the old place' and bounded by John Bolling, John Harbers?, Benj Easts and my land. (Book 11, p 100)
1782-1878 Va. Tay Payers - John Pruitt, 1 poll, 5 slaves.
John's 1st will dated Mar 1776 leaves everything to his son Abraham, John illiterate.
Later Will dated 11 Mar 1788 leaves most of his property to son Harwood.
Abstract of will of John Prewit of Goochland Co, made 11 March 1788.
Life estate to wife, Alice Prewit.
Son, Harwood Prewit.
Son, Obediah Prewit.
Grandson, Obediah Prewit, son of John Prewit, Jr., deceased.
Son, Abram Prewit.
Dau, Ann East. Grandson, John East.
Wife and son Harwood are apptd executors.
Proved Nov 18, 1788. Theo Bates goes surety bond for widow. (Will recorded Will Bk 16, p. 346)
Father: Samuel Walter PRUITT b: 1 FEB 1700 in Northumberland, VA
Mother: Elizabeth A. HAWKER b: 1701
in Goochland Co, Va
- John PRUITT b: ABT 1752 in Va
- Nancy Ann PRUITT b: ABT 1753 in Goochland Co, Va
- Abraham PRUITT b: ABT 1755 in Goochland Co, Va.
- Obediah Addison ?Obe? PRUITT b: 9 AUG 1758 in St. James Parish, Goochland Co, Va.
- Agnes PRUITT b: ABT 1760
- Meredith Field PRUITT b: 27 MAY 1764 in St. James Parish, Goochland Co, Va
- Meredith Field II PRUITT b: 12 APR 1767 in Goochland Co, Va.
- Harwood (Harold) PRUITT b: 12 JUN 1769 in St. James Parish, Goochland Co, Va
- Elijah PRUITT
- Elizabeth PRUITT
- William PRUITT