Posted By:Earleene Prevatt
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Subject:Re: Weed/Dill/Holder/Hendrix/Bean Families of Hillsborough
Post Date:December 09, 2010 at 12:12:29
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Forum:Hillsborough County, FL Genealogy Forum
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my husband ,robert rhuel prevatt is from this family,his mother is minnie hendrix of brandon,daughter of mose hendrix. they originally came over from holand to bloomongdale new york, then migrated south to bay minet alabame , one of the sons,noah, was an indian scout for the army,when war was over he had to walk home many miles, he told them about a place they could grow vegetables twice a year, florida. SO THEY FORMED A WAGON TRAIN WITH THEIR FAMILY AND STARTED FOR FLORIDA, HAD TO USE A MACHETEE TO BLAZE TRAIL SO OTHERS COULD FOLLOW, THEY FOUND A BEAUTIFUL PLACE AND NAMED IT BLOOMONGDALE AFTER THEIR HOME IN NEW YORK.THIS IS A LARGE FAMILY.MINNIE HENDRIX MARRIED ELISHUA EL hANNON pREVATT AND HAD 10 CHILDREN , ROBERT WAS NUMBER 9.