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John Pringle (abt. 1787 - 1850)

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John Pringle
Born about in Sumter County, South Carolinamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Mayesville, Sumter, South Carolinamap
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John Pringle died January 6, 1850, in Mayesville, Sumter County, South Carolina. He was buried in the "Old Pringle Cemetery," on Brewington Rd., in woods on Fincher Property next to Mayewood High School. The cemetery is now called the Brunson-Pringle Cemetery. We know from his headstone that he was aged 63 at the time of his death, and from that, we can calculate the year of his birth as 1787. There is a photograph of his headstone on his Find A Grave memorial, which may be seen here:

From the Will of John Pringle [1] we know that he married Elizabeth Newman and had an adopted son, Ralph Baker. We also get the names of his natural-born children, all named in his Will:

  • Sarah Elizabeth (Pringle) Foxworth, married Thomas Daniel Foxworth (1822 - 1900)
  • Martha Leah Ann Pringle
  • Lavinia I. Pringle
  • Mary Susan Pringle, who was unmarried at the time of her father's death, but later married James Burrell Brunson (1810 - 1879)


  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index by Ron V. Jackson, Online publication by Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.Original data - Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes. Or Reference: 3530::0


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