The Shemwell Family

Rebecca PrewittAge: 74 years17001774

Name
Rebecca Prewitt
Given names
Rebecca
Surname
Prewitt
Married name
Rebecca Mackgehee
Birth about 1700
MarriageJames MackgeheeView this family
October 9, 1721 (Age 21 years)
Note: Cedar Creek Friends Meeting House
Birth of a son
#1Holden McGehee
about 1722 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#2John McGehee
about 1723 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3James McGehee Jr
about 1725 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#4Benjamin McGehee Sr
about 1725 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#5Carr McGehee Sr
about 1726 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#6Thomas McGehee Sr
about 1728 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#7Nathaniel McGehee Sr
about 1729 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#8William McGehee
about 1730 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Lydia McGehee
about 1731 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#10Joseph McGehee
about 1735 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#11Henry McGehee Sr
about 1738 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#12Michael McGehee
1741 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#13Josiah McGehee
about 1742 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sonMichael McGehee
1742 (Age 42 years)
Marriage of a childBenjamin McGehee SrLucy BanksView this family
1745 (Age 45 years)
Property
Little Mechunk Creek, Albemarle, North Carolina, United States
1747 (Age 47 years)

Note: 400 acre ownership
Birth of a grandson
#1Charles McGehee
about 1755 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Benjamin McGehee Jr
about 1755 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Nathaniel McGehee Jr.
about 1755 (Age 55 years)
Marriage of a childJames McGehee JrAnn ChilesView this family
about 1755 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4William McGehee
March 31, 1756 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph McGeheeMary Terrell ChilesView this family
August 14, 1756 (Age 56 years)
Note: The Quaker Meeting Records state that on August 14, 1756 .. that Joseph McGehee and Mary Chiles stated their intention to marry. Need to still find that actual marriage date.
Marriage of a childHenry McGehee SrSarah Sally HughesView this family
about 1757 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam McGeheeElizabeth LivelyView this family
about 1759 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Joseph McGehee
about 1760 (Age 60 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#6Ann McGehee
about 1760 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Robert McGehee
about 1760 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Ferrell McGehee
about 1761 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Micajah McGehee
1762 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 54 years)

Note: The French and Indian War is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years War, fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Marriage of a childNathaniel McGehee SrNelly Lynch MartinView this family
1764 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Mary McGehee
about 1765 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Jesse McGehee
March 3, 1765 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Martha “Patsey” McGehee
about 1767 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13Josiah McGehee
about 1768 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14Robert McGehee
about 1769 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a grandson
#15Osborn McGehee
1771 (Age 71 years)
Birth of a grandson
#16Solomon McGehee
1773 (Age 73 years)
Death of a husbandJames Mackgehee
before October 1774 (Age 74 years)

Probate November 23, 1774 (Age 74 years)
Death after November 23, 1774 (Age 74 years)
Note: Referring to the James McGehee Estate Sale held on November 23, 1774.... it is noted that a Mrs McGehee purchased some items. It is assumed that this was Rebecca McGehee (nee Prewitt); so, she would have died after this date. More work is needed to find her actual death date.
Last change January 30, 202000:56:04

by: Bruce Troutman
Additional Info
More data needed. Tree based on https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L5GQ-ZFD
January 30, 2020

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with James Mackgehee - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: October 9, 1721Hanover, Virginia, United States
15 months
son
Holden McGehee
Birth: about 1722 24 22Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: April 2, 1816Hanover, Virginia, United States
2 years
son
John McGehee
Birth: about 1723 25 23Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1800
3 years
son
James McGehee Jr
Birth: about 1725 27 25St Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1796Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
1 year
son
2 years
son
Carr McGehee Sr
Birth: about 1726 28 26Caroline, Virginia, United States
Death: October 7, 1782Hanover, Virginia, United States
3 years
son
Thomas McGehee Sr
Birth: about 1728 30 28Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1800
2 years
son
2 years
son
William McGehee
Birth: about 1730 32 30Hanover, North Carolina, United States
Death: after 1786Albemarle, North Carolina, United States
2 years
daughter
Lydia McGehee
Birth: about 1731 33 31Virginia, United States
Death: June 22, 1821Virginia, United States
5 years
son
Joseph McGehee
Birth: about 1735 37 35Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1793North Carolina, United States
4 years
son
4 years
son
Michael McGehee
Birth: 1741 43 41Virginia, United States
Death: 1742Virginia, United States
2 years
son
Josiah McGehee
Birth: about 1742 44 42Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1800

Marriage
Cedar Creek Friends Meeting House
Property
400 acre ownership
Death
Referring to the James McGehee Estate Sale held on November 23, 1774.... it is noted that a Mrs McGehee purchased some items. It is assumed that this was Rebecca McGehee (nee Prewitt); so, she would have died after this date. More work is needed to find her actual death date.