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Hardy Pridgen

Male 1765 - 1848  (~ 83 years)


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  • Name Hardy Pridgen 
    Born ca 1765  Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    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 Hardythen lived. 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp, 1979), 23. [Nash County Deed Book 4, p 135]
    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, p 189]
    Census 1800  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Halifax twp, p 115.  
    1800 Census for Nash County, North Carolina, Hallifax, Sheet 115
    1800 Census for Nash County, North Carolina, Hallifax, Sheet 115
    --Jesse Pridgen-- 1 free white male under 10, 2 free white males 10-15, 1 free white males 16 thru 25, 1 free white male 45 and over; 1 free white females under 10, 1 free white females 16-25, 1 free white females 45 and over; 1 slave, 4 household members under 16; 2 household members over 25; Total Household members was 9.

    --Drewey Pridgen-- 1 free white males 26 thru 44, 4 free white females under 10, 2 free white females 10-15, 1 free white female 26-44, 6 household members under 16; 2 household members over 25; Total Household members was 9.

    --Hardy Pridgen-- 2 free white males under 10, 2 free white males 10-15, 1 free white males 26 thru 44, 4 free white females 16-25, 2 slaves, 6 household members under 16; 2 household members over 25; Total Household members was 9.
    Inheritance 1811  Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Written 26 Sep 1808. Feb Ct 1811. Bk. E, p 2. Wife: (not named) furniture, horse, mare, saddle, bridle, 30 hogs, 3 cows, and calves. Lend 850 acres land whereon I live during widowhood, 4 Negroes, furniture, 1/4 still; reversion of land to Philander; sons: Henry and William, 1 Negro each; Edward, 1 Negro and set of blacksmith's tools; and Philander (Exrs), 3 Negroes and saddler's shop and tools, still to be shared with Edward and mother; dau: Elizabeth Pearce, 2; gr. sons: Joel and Josiah Pridgen, 1 Negro to be shared; son-in-law: Hardy Pridgen, 2; son-in-law: Elisha Horn 2; gr. daughters: Hansel and Tabitha Horn, to share 1 Negro at the death of gr. mother; gr. son: Martin Horn, 1 Negro at the death of gr. mother; gr. son: Sarky Pridgen, 1 Negro; dau: Oney Barnes, 1 Negro; gr. dau: Levisa Tisdale, furniture (all new), cow and calf and $50; gr. dau: Elizabeth Tisdale, 1 Negro, residue divided between wife and 6 children and 6 gr. child. Wit: Peter Gray, Benjamin Gray, Rebekah Gray, Elizabeth Gray, Jas. Williams.  
    • Ruth Smith Williams and Margarette Glenn Griffin. Abstracts of the Wills of Edgecombe County, North Carolina, 1733-1856 (Rocky Mount, NC: Dixie Letter Service, 1956), 335.
    Property, Real 30 Jan 1818  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hardy Pridgen, Abijah Pridgen and Benjamin Atkinson and wife, Cloah Atkinson, deed to Pinkey Pridgen. 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp, 1979), 68. [Nash County Deed Book 8, p 451]
    Property, Real 30 Jan 1818  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hardy Pridgen, Abijah Pridgen and Benjamin Atkinson and wife, Cloah Atkinson, quitclaim deed to Pinkey Pridgen, widow of David Pridgen. 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp., 1979), 91. [Nash County Deed Book 10-9]
    Probate Aug 1823  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probation of Jesse Pridgen, Sr. Will. Patrick H. Pridgen - 125 acres. Colen E. Pridgen - 125 acres. Jesse Pridgen - 250 acres where he now lives. Wife, Mary Pridgen - lend to her 250 acres where I now live; then to be divided among my 3 sons; lend to her negro man George who, after her death, to be sold & money to go to "all my children." Es. Drewry Pridgen, Hardy Pridgen. Wit. Saml. W.W. Vick, David Winstead, John Wells. 
    • Stephen E. Bradley, Jr, abst. The Wills of Nash County, North Carolina, Vol I, 1777-1848 (Keysville, VA: Stephen E. Bradley, 1992), 65. [Original Nash County Wills Books, known as “Retired Will Books” on microfilm at North Carolina Archives. #334]
    Relationship 11 Feb 1834  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hardy Pridgen was an heir of Polly H. Pridgen, deceased. 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Kinfolks of Nash County, North Carolina, 1778-1854 (Durham, NC: Fisher-Harrison Corp, 1979), 154. [Nash County Deed Book 15, p 334]
    Died Mar 1848  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Inventory 9 Mar 1848  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sale by Elizabeth Pridgen, admrx. Large estate. Sale of residue, June 8, 1848. A. B. Bains was admr and agent for Elizabeth Pridgen as admrs of Hardy Pridgen, decd, and or Elizabeth Pridgen "now" decd and the two accounts were combined... 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Abstracts of Early Records of Nash County, North Carolina 1777-1859 2nd ed. (Durham, NC: Seeman Printery, Inc, 1975), 231.
    Petition ca 1853  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Petition for the sale of land of Hardy Pridgen, who died in 1849, leaving the following as his heirs at law: Piety, a daughter who married Calvin Richardson; Polly, a daughter who married Calvin Taylor; Betsey, a daughter who married Stanly O'Neal, "now" decd.; Hardy H. Knt, son of Sarah, decd. a daghter who married Raiford Kent; Kelly, a daughter who married Wilson Renfrow; Mourning, a daughter who married Henry Eatman; Atsey, a daughter who married William High; Prinistine, a daughter who married Archer Barnes; Joel Pridgen; Wilie Pridgen; Henry Pridgen; Celey, a daughter who married Raiford Kent; the heirs of Josiah Pridgen, namely, L. L. Pridgen, Susan Pridgen, Mary Ann Pridgen, Timothy Pridgen, Joel J. Pridgen, Nancy Pridgen, Winny Pridgen, and Larkin Pridgen. 
    • Joseph W. Watson. Abstracts of Early Records of Nash County, North Carolina 1777-1859 2nd ed. (Durham, NC: Seeman Printery, Inc, 1975), 88.
    Petition Feb 1853  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Petition for the division of the land of Hardy Pridgen, decd., 1135 acres of land. The twelve lots were drawn by: (1) William H. High in right of his wife, Atsey; (2) Larkin Pridgen; (3) Calvin Richardson in right of his wife, Piety; (4) Henry Eatman in right of his wife, Mourning; (5) Calvin Taylor in right of his wife, Polly; (6) Archibald H. Barnes in right of his wife, Primmy; (7) Raford Kent in right of his wife, Cealy; (8) Wilson Rentfrow in right of his wife, Cally; (9) Henry H. Kent, heir of Sally Pridgen who married Raford Kent and died in 1835; (10) Elizabeth O'Neal, formerly Elizabeth Pridgen; (11) heirs of Josiah Pridgen; (12) Joel Pridgen.  
    • Joseph W. Watson. Abstracts of Early Records of Nash County, North Carolina 1777-1859 2nd ed. (Durham, NC: Seeman Printery, Inc, 1975), 63.
    Person ID I16126  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2020 

    Father David Pridgen,   b. ca 1742, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1814, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother 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.
    Family ID F4101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Piety Mourning Tisdale,   b. ca 1764, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1853, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Children 
     1. Joel Pridgen,   b. 5 Jan 1786, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1863, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Wiley Washington Pridgen,   b. ca 1790, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1854, Gonzales, Gonzales Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     3. Mary Pridgen,   b. ca 1792, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1855, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     4. Donald Larkin Pridgen,   b. 27 Mar 1793, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1870, Henry Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Elizabeth Pridgen,   b. 12 Jul 1796, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1886, Itawamba Co, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     6. Piety Pridgen,   b. ca 1803, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca May 1853  (Age ~ 50 years)
     7. Primoline Lane Pridgen,   b. ca 1807, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1852  (Age ~ 45 years)
     8. Mourning Pridgen,   b. ca 1813, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1860, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
     9. Sarah Pridgen,   d. ca 1835, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Celia Pridgen,   b. ca 1829, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1860, Jackson, Madison Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
     11. Alsey Jane Pridgen,   b. 10 May 1820, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1908, Wilson Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     12. Kelly Pridgen
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F5968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Thompson Peacock,   b. ca 1775, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1853, New Hanover Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 31 Jan 1838  Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Josiah Pridgen,   b. ca 1845, Nash Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F5969  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - ca 1765 - Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInheritance - Written 26 Sep 1808. Feb Ct 1811. Bk. E, p 2. Wife: (not named) furniture, horse, mare, saddle, bridle, 30 hogs, 3 cows, and calves. Lend 850 acres land whereon I live during widowhood, 4 Negroes, furniture, 1/4 still; reversion of land to Philander; sons: Henry and William, 1 Negro each; Edward, 1 Negro and set of blacksmith's tools; and Philander (Exrs), 3 Negroes and saddler's shop and tools, still to be shared with Edward and mother; dau: Elizabeth Pearce, 2; gr. sons: Joel and Josiah Pridgen, 1 Negro to be shared; son-in-law: Hardy Pridgen, 2; son-in-law: Elisha Horn 2; gr. daughters: Hansel and Tabitha Horn, to share 1 Negro at the death of gr. mother; gr. son: Martin Horn, 1 Negro at the death of gr. mother; gr. son: Sarky Pridgen, 1 Negro; dau: Oney Barnes, 1 Negro; gr. dau: Levisa Tisdale, furniture (all new), cow and calf and $50; gr. dau: Elizabeth Tisdale, 1 Negro, residue divided between wife and 6 children and 6 gr. child. Wit: Peter Gray, Benjamin Gray, Rebekah Gray, Elizabeth Gray, Jas. Williams. - 1811 - Edgecombe Co, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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