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
1845–1917
Sarah Hannah Archibald
1851–1923
Marriage: about 1873
Mary Lena Pringle
1874–1953
George Archibald Pringle
1876–1944
Emma Josephine Pringle
1878–1930
Alice Pringle
1880–1932
Sarah Celina Pringle
1882–1954
John Sanford Pringle
1884–1964
Henry Gowan Pringle
1886–1954
Reuben Pringle
1889–1889

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1873
King, York Region, Ontario, Canada
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Pringle

    Male1812–1884Male

    Susannah Bell

    Female1815–1895Female

siblings

(10)

    William Pringle

    Male1836–1836Male

    Jane Pringle

    Female1837–1923Female

    Susannah Pringle

    Female1838–1874Female

    William Pringle

    Male1841–1844Male

    Edward John Pringle

    Male1842–1927Male

+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.
1869

Age 24

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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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