When Samuel Pringle was born on 6 October 1869, in England, United Kingdom, his father, William T. Pringle, was 29 and his mother, Mary A. Purris, was 29. He married Josephine M. Childs on 29 December 1885, in Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States. He lived in Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Old Brentford, Ealing, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died on 27 December 1943, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.
Scottish and English (Northumbria): habitational name from a placenear Stow Roxburghshire, formerly called Hop(p)ringle, fromMiddle English hop ‘enclosed valley’ + a name of Old Norseorigin composed of the byname Prjónn ‘pin, peg’ + anunidentified second element.