David Pringle

David Pringle (abt. 1804)

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David Pringle
Born about in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Profile last modified | Created 20 Jun 2016
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Biography

VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE

For whatever reason there are family members that insist on confusing this David Pringle with the David Pringle that was born in 1803 in Selkirk, Scotland and the David Pringle born in 1806 of Pennsylvania. He is neither of those, though because their are names in common among direct family members it is very easy to get them confused. Due diligence is required with this profile to make sure the right records are being attached and not just "oh this looks right" and sticking the citation into the biography and thereby causing more confusion, as exists currently on Ancestry and MyHeritage. This profile is so far correct, regardless of the fact that information is missing as noted within the biography.

Birth

David Pringle was born in about 1804 in Edinburgh, Scotland. As of 22 Aug 2018, the family has still not been able to ascertain his parentage. One Professional Genealogist in the UK believes it may be the David Pringle, born in Edinburgh in 1786, but neither she nor the profile manager have been able to find proof of this.[1][2][3][4]

Marriage

David married May Morrison on 07 Nov 1824, at Saint Cuthberts,Edinburgh.[5]

Snippet of Marriage Record Showing 07 Nov 1824, Marriage of David Pringle and May Morrison, St Cuthbert's, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Children

Robert Pringle; b. abt 1826[2]
Jane (Pringle) Roberts; b. Nov 1828[2][4][6]
Michael Pringle; b. abt 1831/32[2][4]
May (Pringle) Burge; abt Oct 1836[2][4]
Alexander Pringle; b. 02 Nov 1838[2][4]
Hugh Beaton Pringle, b. abt 1842[2][4][7]
Thomas Pringle; b. abt 1844[4]
Margaret "Marg" (Pringle) Stuart; b. abt 1849[4][8]

Profession

1841-David was a Carver and Gilder. While Carver is self-explanatory, a gilder is one who applies gold leaf to objects such as books, ornaments, jewelery, pottery, etc.[2]
1851-By 1851 David became a Carver & Gilder Master.[4]

Military Service

No records of military service have been found thus far.

Death

David's date and location of death remain a mystery. Finding whether he came to the United States with his wife has also been difficult (the record of the David Pringle of Pennsylvania was thought to be him, but is definitely not him). Originally it was thought that he died in a after 1871 in Edinburgh, however, the profile manager is not 100% sure that is the correct David Pringle, as the question remains, why did his wife die in Manhattan, but he died in Edinburgh?[4]

Sources

  1. "Scotland Census, 1841," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VY8B-DWR : 11 December 2017), David Pringle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; from "1841 England, Scotland & Wales census," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 5, PRO HO 107, New Register House, Edinburgh; FHL microfilm 1,042,789.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 "Scotland Census, 1841," 1841 Pringle, David (Census 685/1 175/5) Page 5 of 17, ©Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland. View for fee: https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/view-image/nrs_census/326254?image=5&viewed_images=true
  3. "Scotland Census, 1851," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VYT2-KKC : 11 December 2017), David Pringle, , Midlothian, Scotland; from "1851 England, Scotland & Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing p. 5, PRO HO 107, The National Archives UK, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 1,042,513.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 "Scotland Census, 1851," 1851 Pringle, David (Census 685/1 77/5) Page 5 of 14, ©Crown Copyright, National Records of Scotland. View for fee: https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/view-image/nrs_census/3381157?image=5&viewed_images=true
  5. 07/11/1824 MORRISON, MAY (Old Parish Registers Marriages 685/2 400 642 St Cuthbert's) Page 642 of 737: View for fee: https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/view-image/nrs_viewed_images/27375539?image=642&viewed_images=true
  6. New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WV8-GMH : 10 February 2018), David Pringle in entry for Jane Roberts, 30 Apr 1888; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,446,984.
  7. New York Marriages, 1686-1980, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F6QF-F23 : 10 February 2018), David Pringle in entry for Hugh Pringle and Sarah Evens, 01 Oct 1866; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 1,544,022.
  8. New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WX4-WWB : 10 February 2018), David Pringle in entry for Margaret Stuart, 28 Sep 1900; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,322,981.


  • England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966?


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Pringle Crest and Tartan

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Marriage Record of David Pringle & May Morrison
Marriage Record of David Pringle & May Morrison

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