James Jackson Pridgen Jr

7 January 1856–7 December 1945 (Age 89)
Pender, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of James Jackson

When James Jackson Pridgen Jr was born on 7 January 1856, in Pender, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Jackson Pridgen, was 35 and his mother, Susan Helen McRae Marshall, was 34. He married Annie Lee Moore on 12 May 1893, in Pender, Halifax, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Caswell Township, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Canetuck Township, Pender, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years. He died on 7 December 1945, in Rocky Mount, Nash, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Pineview Cemetery, Rocky Mount, Nash, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Jackson Pridgen Jr
Annie Lee Moore
Marriage: 12 May 1893
Estelle Davis Pridgen
James Otto Pridgen
Frank Emmett Pridgen
Elmer Lee Pridgen
Robert Blackwell Pridgen
Edgar Stewart Pridgen
Roy Esmond Pridgen
Clyde Earl Pridgen
Ivan Mae Pridgen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 May 1893Pender, Halifax, North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island
    Age 6
    On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 25
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (East Yorkshire): nickname, perhaps from Old French preu(x) Jehan ‘prudent, noble, brave John’.

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

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    Sources (41)

    • James Jackson Pridgen in entry for Ivan Mae Pridgen, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
    • James J Pridgen, "United States Census, 1930"
    • J J Pridgen in entry for E M Lamb and Estelle Pridgen, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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