Roland Pringle

2 March 1845–10 March 1917 (Age 72)
Nobleton, King, York Region, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Roland

When Roland Pringle was born on 2 March 1845, in Nobleton, King, York Region, Ontario, Canada, his father, George Pringle, was 32 and his mother, Susannah Bell, was 30. He married Sarah Hannah Archibald about 1873, in King, York Region, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in York, York, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 10 March 1917, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Nobleton, King, York Region, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Roland Pringle
Sarah Hannah Archibald
Marriage: about 1873
Mary Lena Pringle
George Archibald Pringle
Emma Josephine Pringle
Alice Pringle
Sarah Celina Pringle
John Sanford Pringle
Henry Gowan Pringle
Reuben Pringle

Spouse and Children

about 1873
King, York Region, Ontario, Canada


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Pringle


    Susannah Bell




    William Pringle


    Jane Pringle


    Susannah Pringle


    William Pringle


    Edward John Pringle


+5 More Children

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 22

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 24

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 38

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

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)

  • Roland Pringle, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Roland Pringle, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • R. Pringle in entry for Reuben Pringle, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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