William Beauregard Pruitt, Sr.

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William Beauregard Pruitt, Sr.

Also Known As: "Preuit; William Martin Pruit"
Birthplace: Henrico, VA
Death: Died in Madison, AL, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel J. Pruitt, I and Elizabeth Pruitt
Husband of Mary Pruitt
Father of Martin Pruitt; Rebecca Sinclair; Solomon Pruitt; Jacob Pruitt; Sarah Mary Grayson and 7 others
Brother of Margaret Snowden; Priscilla Pruitt; Sarah Boydston; Samuel Pruitt, II; John Abraham Pruitt and 7 others

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About William Beauregard Pruitt, Sr.

William was listed in the Yadkin Valley in North Carolina (rowan Co.) in 1761. In 1767, he went to the wildwoods of Kentucky with Daniel Boone, John Finley, Isaac Belcher, and other hunters. They stayed nine months, and then returned to North Carolina. They followed the new settlements into East Tennessee from Virginia as early as 1779. He moved to Madison Co., AL about 1807, and died there in 1817.

William and Mary Martin Pruitt had 10 children (4 girls, 6 boys): Levinah (Wm/John Jones), Rebecca (John Sinclair), Martin (Mary Woods), Jacob (Nancy Agnes Richey), Abraham (Margaret Ann White), Isaac (Margaret Ann White Pruitt after Abraham died), Sarah Mary (Benjamin Grayson), William 2 (Ellender), Jane (Mr. Stephens) and Fuller (Ms. Jones). According to Solomon, youngest son of Martin, his grandfather, father and all his uncles in the Pruitt family fought in the Revoluntionary War.



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William Beauregard Pruitt, Sr.'s Timeline

Henrico, VA
February 26, 1749
Age 24
Rowan County, NC, USA
Age 25
Westmoreland, Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States
Age 30
Yadkin Valley, NC, USA
Age 35
Rowan, NC
Age 36
Washington, Rappahannock, VA, USA
October 17, 1817
Age 92
Madison, AL, USA