Categories: King's Rangers, American Revolution | Fredericksburgh Township, Upper Canada | Loyalists, Connecticut, American Revolution | Upper Canada United Empire Loyalists | Loyalists, New York, American Revolution.
Joel Pringle III (son of Joel Pringle Jr.) was born about 1746, in New York or Connecticut. He was married about 1778 to Mary Woodcock (bp. 08 August 1762, Kinderhook, New York), daughter of John Woodcock (bp. February 4, 1727, Kinderhook, New York; d. 1805, Fredericksburgh Twp., Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, Canada) and Elsje Cornelisse.
Like his father, Joel served in the King's Rangers (a.k.a. Rogers' Rangers) for a period of two years and 5 months. He was 5 ft. 11 inches tall. He was quartered at Fort St. John's on 21 January 1783. In June 1784, he received 100 acres of land (in Concession #5) at Fredericksburg, Ontario, on the eastern end of Hay Bay.
He traded this land for land across the water in Prince Edward County [Sophiasburg?], Ontario. On 17 May 1802, he was issued a Crown Patent for 200 acres of Lot 10 Concession VI (Whitby Township, Ontario Co., Ontario). On the same date, his wife Mary (as daughter of John Woodcock) was issued a Crown Patent for 200 acres in Lot 27, Concession IX. Joel died in 1806, Fredericksburgh Township, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, Canada. ----This biography from notes of Kenneth Kinman (descendant).
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