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David Pridgen

Male 1742 - 1814  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name David Pridgen 
    Born ca 1742  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Guardianship Mar-Jun 1762  Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mar-Jun 1762. Thomas Pridgen appointed Guardian to David Pridgeon, Sala Pridgeon, Jesse Pridgeon, William Pridgeon & Drury Pridgeon, Orphans of William Pridgeon giving Security in the sum of £1000. Proc Thomas Horn & James Ricks Sec. 
    • Weynette Parks Haun. Edgecombe County North Carolina County Court Minutes, 1744 thru 1762, Book I ( Durham, NC, n. p., 1985), 103.
    Inheritance 28 Feb 1766  Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    No Probate date. Son-in-law: David Pridgen, "heffer"; son & exr: John Evins; son & exr: Abraham; daus: Sarah Evins, Leady (Ledy) Ballard, Elizabeh Evins. Remainder, divide equally. Wit: Rachel Price, Tobias Sealey.  
    Property, Real 20 Jul 1782  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    David Pridgen deed to Drury Pridgen 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp., 1979), 7. [Nash County Deed Book 1, p 214]
    Census 1790  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1790 Census for Nash County, North Carolina, Sheet 18-19
    1790 Census for Nash County, North Carolina, Sheet 18-19
    --David Pridgen-- 2 free white males of 16 years and upward, including head of families; 1 free white male under 16; 4 free white females including heads of families; 5 slaves, total 12 household members.

    --Drury Pridgen-- 1 free white male of 16 years and upward, including head of families; 4 free white females including heads of families, total 5 household members.

    Jesse Pridgen, 3 free white males under 16, 1 free white male 16 and over, 5 free white free females, 4 slaves, total 13 household members.
    Property, Real 6 May 1792  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    David Pridgen deed to Hardy Pridgen for the land whereon said Hardy then lived. 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp., 1979), 23. [Nash County Deed Book 4-135]
    Witness Feb 1795  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will of George Jackson, signed 25 Dec 1789. "sick & week" Wife Mary Jackson - lend to her all my land & estate. Grandson Lewis Jackson - 5 shillings. Joseph Jackson, Barbra Pope, Sarah Cooper, Rasme Taylor - remainder of estate after my wife's death. Son Newman Jackson - 5 shillings. Ex: Drewery Taylor, Lewis Jackson. Wit: David Pridgen, Drewry Pridgen. p 229 of will book. 
    Property, Real 8 Mar 1796  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    David Pridgen deed to Abijah Pridgen 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp., 1979), 46. [Nash County Deed Book 6-173]
    Property, Real 9 Sep 1796  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hardy Pridgen deed to David Pridgen 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp., 1979), 46. [Nash County Deed Book 6-189]
    Will Aug 1813  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    will signed 24 May 1814. Wife Pinkley L. Pridgen lend to her 150 acres where I now live which my father bought from Benjamin Flowers; also 140 acres which I bought from Joseph Harwood & wife Sarah; also 25 acres which I bought of Solomon Wells; also lend to her negro man Peter, woman Win, man Jacob (formerly called Young Jacob), girl Jude, horse, etc; and after her widowhood, all that lent to said wife to go to 2 sons, Hardy & Abijah Pridgen & daughter Cloah Atkison. Wife - give to her $200. Son Hardy - 330 acres on both side of Sappony Swamp which I bought from John Atkinson; $250; also Vilot & her children, man Jeffrey, boy Jesse, etc. 3 grandsons William Hutson Tisdale, Philander Tisdale, Alexander Henry Tisdale (sons of William Tisdale & his wife Piety); boy Bynum, girl Lett (daughter of old Lett). Daughter Piety Tisdale -lend to her feathr bed & furniture; after her death to my graddaughter Mourning Tisdale. Son Abijah Pridgen - 175 acres on north side of Tar River which I bought from Hardy Pridgen; man Cai, man Ellick, gorl Sook, 1 still, etc. Daughter Cloah Atkinson - 158 1/2 acres on north side of Tar River which I bought of James Prim and wife Mary; 141 acres on north side Tar River which I bought from James Prim and wife Mary; woman Lucy, man Charles, man Isaac, woman Jane, feather bed $ furniture. Daughter Ateshia Harper - woman Cate, boy Nepton, woman Old Dinah, boy Pomp, bed & furniture. Daughter Primmy Lamki -woman Old Lett, woman Charlot, bed & funiture. Daughter Peggy Cooper - woman Silve, woman Nancey, boy Abraham, girl Beck, bed & furniture. Daughter Polly Harriet Pridgen (minor) - 150 acres adjoining Drewry Pridgen which I bought of Rhoda Allen; 150 acres which I bought of Elizabeh Allen; 320 acres which I bought of Joseph Selah, Jr.; boy Sooke, $600; to receive legacy if she lives to age 18, reversion to my 2 sons Hardy & Agijah Pridgen & daughter Cloah Atkinson. Ex: son Abijah Pridge, Benjamin Atkinson, Wit: John Vick, Jacob Brarnes, Nancy B. Bottoms. 
    • (1) Ruth Smith Williams and Margarette Glenn Griffin, Nash County, North Carolina, Will Book I (Rocky Mount, NC: J. W. Watson, 1967), 85. [Will Book I-275]. (2) Stephen E. Bradley, Jr, abst. The Wills of Nash County, North Carolina, Vol I, 1777-1848 (Keysville, VA: Stephen E. Bradley, 1992), 64. [Original Nash County Wills Books, known as “Retired Will Books” on microfilm at North Carolina Archives. #334] Will Book 1777-1848, p 333.
    Died 26 May 1814  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Inventory 29 Jun 1814  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    David Pridgen inventory by Abijah Pridgen and Benjamin Atkinson, exrs. First sale held Aug 31, 1814. Four additional sales held. Account current, May 22, 1819. 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Abstracts of Early Records of Nash County, North Carolina 1777-1859 2nd ed. (Durham, NC: Seeman Printery, Inc, 1975), 231.
    Relationship 20 Nov 1821  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Polly H Pridgen was an orphan of David Pridgen, decd, with Nicholas Lewis as guardian. 
    Relationship 27 Jan 1827  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Pinkey Lewis, the wife of Nicholas Lewis, was formerly the widow of David Pridgen, decd; Polly H Pridgen was a minor daughter of said Pinkey Lewis and David Pridgen. 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Abstracts of Early Records of Nash County, North Carolina 1777-1859 2nd ed. (Durham, NC: Seeman Printery, Inc, 1975), 231.
    Relationship 21 Oct 1839  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Chloe Wilder of Noxubee Co, Mississippi, was lately Chloe Atkinson and formerly Chloe Pridgen, daughter of David Pridgen. 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp, 1979), 172. [Book 16, p 474]
    Person ID I10201  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2020 

    Father William Asbury Pridgen, Sr.,   b. ca 1700, Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1762, Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Martha Catherine Horn,   b. ca 1719, Bertie, Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1759, Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married ca 1730  Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Amelia L. Evans,   b. ca 1745, Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1767, Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1763  Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (1) Jordan R. Dodd. North Carolina Marriages: Early to 1800 (Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 1990), 362. (2) Frances Terry Ingmire. Edgecombe County, North Carolina, marriage records, 1760-1868 (Athens, GA: Iberian Publishing Co, 1993), Groom Index, 53; Bride Index, 23.
    Children 
     1. Hardy Pridgen,   b. ca 1765, Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1848, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     2. Abijah Thomas Pridgen,   b. ca 1767, Edgecombe Co, Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 8 Feb 1842, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F4101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Manning,   b. ca 1732, Bertie Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1794, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1769  Nash Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Chloe Pridgen,   b. ca 1771, Nash Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1837, Noxubee Co, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     2. Piety Pridgen,   b. ca 1773, Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860  (Age ~ 88 years)
     3. Primmy Lane Pridgen,   b. ca 1775, Nash Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1844, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     4. Atesia Pridgen,   b. ca 1786, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1870, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     5. Margaret Pridgen,   b. ca 1790, Nash Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1878, Coopers, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F4102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsGuardianship - Mar-Jun 1762. Thomas Pridgen appointed Guardian to David Pridgeon, Sala Pridgeon, Jesse Pridgeon, William Pridgeon & Drury Pridgeon, Orphans of William Pridgeon giving Security in the sum of £1000. Proc Thomas Horn & James Ricks Sec. - Mar-Jun 1762 - Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jun 1763 - Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInheritance - No Probate date. Son-in-law: David Pridgen, "heffer"; son & exr: John Evins; son & exr: Abraham; daus: Sarah Evins, Leady (Ledy) Ballard, Elizabeh Evins. Remainder, divide equally. Wit: Rachel Price, Tobias Sealey. - 28 Feb 1766 - Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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