William Prindle

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
William Prindle, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at Scotland, say 1630.1 He died at New Haven, Connecticut, before June 1690.1

William married Mary Desborough, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at New Haven, 7 December 1655.1,2

William left a will dated 17 October 1689, and proved 5 Jun 1690 which mentioned his wife without naming her but did name:
sons Eleazer, John, Ebenezer, Samuel, Joseph
daughters Mary Roach, Hannah Prindle, daughter Beecher
Executor to be Eleazer.3


Mary Desborough b. say 1635, d. aft. Apr 1697
  • Phoebe Prindle1 b. 16 Mar 1656/57, d. aft. 1689
  • John Prindle1 b. 5 Oct 1658, d. 25 Nov 1734
  • Mary Prindle1 b. 8 Mar 1659/60, d. 16 Aug 1691
  • Ebenezer Prindle+1 b. 10 Sep 1661, d. Jul 1740
  • Joseph Prindle1 b. 11 Jun 1663, d. 18 Mar 1737/38
  • Jonathan Prindle1 b. 7 Jun 1665, d. bef. 1689
  • Sarah Prindle1 b. 18 Oct 1666
  • Samuel Prindle1 b. 15 Apr 1668, d. 20 Sep 1750
  • Eleazer Prindle1 b. 7 Jun 1669, d. 1713
  • Hannah Prindle1 b. 6 Mar 1670/71, d. aft. 1689
  • Joanna Prindle1 b. 2 Feb 1672, d. 26 Jul 1673
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  1. [S1200] Franklin C. Prindle, The Prindle Genealogy: Embracing the Descendants of William Pringle: the First Settler, in Part for Six, Seven and Eight Generations, and Also the Ancestors and Descendants of Zalmon Prindle for Ten Generations, Covering a Period of Two Hundred and Fifty-two Years, 1654-1906 (New York, New York: Grafton Press, 1906), 1-2, further cited as Prindle, Prindle Genealogy.
  2. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1234, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  3. [S1200] Prindle, Prindle Genealogy, 230-231.