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Wealthy PRUIT

Female - Bef 1818


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  • Name Wealthy PRUIT 
    Gender Female 
    Name Wealthey PREWET 
    Name Wealthy PREWET 
    Name Wealthy PREWETT 
    Name Wealthy PREWITT 
    Name Wealthy PRUITT 
    Died Bef 1818  Pittsylvania County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) "John Austin, Sr. of Southside Region, Virginia," Compiler: Liz Austin Carlin, Genealogy Content Copyright © 2011 Austin Families Association of America (genealogy may be freely distributed, but not sold in any form for profit):

      Wealthy Pruit
      Sex: F

      Died: Bef 1818 at Pittsylvania Co.,VA

      Marriage
      Husband: Joseph Austin (Abt 1727 - Bef 20 MAY 1811)
      Married: 26 NOV 1777 at Lunenburg Co.,VA

      Children
      Betsy Austin (____ - ____)
      Mary Austin (____ - ____)
      Lucy Austin (____ - ____)
      Martha "Patsy" Austin (____ - ____)

      Marriage
      Husband: _____ Unknown (____ - ____)

      Children
      Frances "Fanny" Pruit (____ - Abt 1818)
      Archibald Pruit (10 FEB 1767 - 1866)

      Parents
      Father: Daniel Pruit (1705 - ____)
      Mother: Sarah _____ (____ - ____)

      Siblings
      Wealthy Pruit (____ - Bef 1818)

      Notes

      NAME: Alternate spellings of the surname: PREWET, PRUIT, PRUITT, PREWITT, PREWETT.

      MARRIAGE-CHILDREN-DEATH: In an article appearing in "Austins of America," Dr. Michael Austin , Editor, August 1982 edition, p 37, entitled "Pruit Alias Austin," Janet Austin Curtis states: "Joseph Austin married second on 26 Nov 1777 in Pittsylvania County to Welthy Prewett, Wm . Goggin was surety. Welthy died after 1818 in Pittsylvania County, when she was last taxed on her personal property."

      MARRIAGE: Daniel Prewit (or Pruit) who made his Will in May 1755, stated that he was the father of Wealthy Prewit that married Joseph Austin. This Will was witnessed by John Austin, Sr., and John Austin, Jr. (by his mark X), and recorded in Halifax Co., VA Will Book O (letter O ), p 71.

      CHILDREN: 1760 court records indicate that a "Wealthy Prewitt" had been taken to court and charged with having a child out of wedlock.

      DEATH: "Virginia Genealogist," October-December 1961 edition, p 151, in an article entitled " Southside Virginia Austins," Janet Austin Curtis states: "That Welthy Prewett Austin died ca . 1818, Pittsylvania Co., VA, when she was last taxed."

      DEATH: Court Records, Pittsylvania Co., VA Order Book 23, p 88 which states that Stephen Aust in had been qualified as Administrator of Wealthy's estate. Another court order, dated 17 Ju n 1822 appears in Book 23, p 112 which directs that the estate be appraised and an inventory be recorded. The appraisal appears in Accounts Current Book #7, p 97.
    Person ID I26394  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 9 May 2021 

    Family 1 Unknown 
    Married Bef 26 Nov 1777 
    Last Modified 9 May 2021 
    Family ID F11496  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joseph AUSTIN,   b. Abt 1727, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 May 1811, Pittsylvania County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1777  Pittsylvania County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Lucy AUSTIN
     2. Martha AUSTIN
     3. Betsy AUSTIN
     4. Mary AUSTIN,   d. Bef 1814, Pittsylvania County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 9 May 2021 
    Family ID F11495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Virginia Marriages,1785-1940: Groom's Name: Joseph Austin Groom's Birth Date: Groom's Birthplace: Groom's Age: Bride's Name: Wealthey Prewet Bride's Birth Date: Bride's Birthplace: Bride's Age: Marriage Date: 26 Nov 1777 Marriage Place: Pittsylvania, Virginia Groom's Father's Name: Groom's Mother's Name: Bride's Father's Name: Bride's Mother's Name: Groom's Race: Groom's Marital Status: Groom's Previous Wife's Name: Bride's Race: Bride's Marital Status: Bride's Previous Husband's Name: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86863-7 System Origin: Virginia-EASy Source Film Number: 33326 Reference Number: Page 2.