Rev Clark Spencer Pringle

17 April 1830–14 October 1914 (Age 84)
Warren, Marion, Missouri, United States

The Life of Clark Spencer

When Rev Clark Spencer Pringle was born on 17 April 1830, in Warren, Marion, Missouri, United States, his father, Virgil Kellogg Pringle, was 25 and his mother, Pherne Tabitha Brown, was 25. He married Catherine Carney Sager on 29 October 1851. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Linn, Oregon, United States in 1860 and Oregon, United States in 1870. He died on 14 October 1914, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev Clark Spencer Pringle
1830–1914
Catherine Carney Sager
1835–1910
Marriage: 29 October 1851
Kate Virgilia Pringle
1852–1939
Franklin Fletcher Pringle
1855–1888
Marcus Willard Pringle
1857–1876
Emma Pringle
1860–1862
Orville Clark Pringle
1862–1895
Sanford Stanley Pringle
1866–1904
Annie Louisa Pringle
1869–1962
Lucia Naomi Pringle
1871–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 October 1851
children

(8)

    Kate Virgilia Pringle

    Female1852–1939Female

    Franklin Fletcher Pringle

    Male1855–1888Male

    Marcus Willard Pringle

    Male1857–1876Male

    Emma Pringle

    Female1860–1862Female

    Orville Clark Pringle

    Male1862–1895Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Virgilia Eliza Pringle

    Female1828–1875Female

    Male1830–1914Male

    Octavius Mathano Pringle

    Male1834–1914Male

    Albro or Alfred Moffatt Pringle

    Male1834–1876Male

    Female1836–1878Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 2

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1840

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1840: Oregon Country, United States; 1843: Champoeg, Oregon Country, United States; 1846: Champoeg, Oregon Unorganized Federal Territory, United States; 1848: Champoeg, Oregon Territory, United States; 1849: Marion, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Marion, Oregon, United States
1863

Age 33

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (Northumbria): habitational name from a place near Stow Roxburghshire, formerly called Hop(p)ringle, from Middle English hop ‘enclosed valley’ + a name of Old Norse origin composed of the byname Prjónn ‘pin’, ‘peg’ + an unidentified second element.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Clark Pringle, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Clark S Pringle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Spencer Pringle in household of Catherine Sager, "United States Census, 1850"

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