Jacob Pringle

6 April 1834–14 June 1908 (Age 74)
Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Pringle was born on 6 April 1834, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Pringle, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Bolewine, was 35. He lived in Summerhill, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 14 June 1908, in Moxham, Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Sandyvale Cemetery, Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Pringle
Elizabeth Bolewine
Henry Pringle
William Pringle
John W Pringle
Margaret Pringle
Elizabeth Pringle
Alexander B Pringle
Isaac William Pringle
Jacob Pringle
Christina Pringle
Susanna Pringle
David Pringle

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 29

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 (2)

  • Jacob Pringle in household of William Pringle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob W. Pringle, "Find A Grave Index"

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