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PRIDGEN LINE

GENERATION 1


 



 1.  William1 Pridgen was born June 27, 1732 in Bertie Co N.C., and died June 07, 1855 in Bladen County N.C..  He married Sarah Elizabeth Taylor December 24, 1748 in Probably Duplin Co. N.C..

Children of William Pridgen and Sarah Taylor are:
+ 2 i. Francis2 Pridgen, born December 15, 1760 in Duplin Co N.C.; died August 30, 1840 in Canetuck, New Hanover Co N.C..
 3 ii. Mary Pridgen.  She married John Marshall 1779 in Duplin Co N.C..
 4 iii. Sarah Pridgen, born April 01, 1752.  She married Josiah Sykes Abt. 1773.
 5 iv. Thomas Pridgen, born June 09, 1754 in Duplin Co, N.C.; died October 1778.
 6 v. John Pridgen, born January 24, 1760.
 7 vi. Elizabeth Pridgen, born November 12, 1763 in Duplin Co, N.C..  She married Abrahan Sellers Abt. 1784.
+ 8 vii. Matthew Pridgen, born December 15, 1765 in New Hanover co N.C.; died Abt. October 19, 1820 in Sampson Co. N.C..
 9 viii. Hannah Pridgen, born October 04, 1768 in Duplin Co, N.C..
 10 ix. William Pridgen, born May 05, 1770 in Duplin Co, N.C.; died Aft. 1832.  He married Emily Jane Melvin 1795 in Duplin Co N.C..



 


Generation No. 2


 


 2.  Francis2 Pridgen (William1) was born December 15, 1760 in Duplin Co N.C., and died August 30, 1840 in Canetuck, New Hanover Co N.C..  He married Mary Sikes October 20, 1790 in New Hanover CO N.C., daughter of John Sykes and Mary Meredith.

Children of Francis Pridgen and Mary Sikes are:
 11 i. Francis3 Pridgen, born August 28, 1791 in New Hanover Co N.C..
 12 ii. Dipter Pridgen, born September 02, 1793.
+ 13 iii. John Frederick Pridgen, born October 24, 1795 in New Hanover Co N.C.; died March 01, 1884 in Pender Co N.C..
 14 iv. Isaiah Peter Pridgen, born November 08, 1797 in New Hanover Co N.C.; died October 31, 1864 in New Hanover Co N.C..  He married Tabitha Jane Bourdeaux.
 15 v. Francis Melvin Pridgen, born December 16, 1798 in New Hanover Co N.C.; died March 23, 1882 in Pender Co N.C. Still Bluff.  He married Zylpha Moore Abt. 1824 in New Hanover CO N.C..
 16 vi. Matthew Pridgen, born January 05, 1801 in New Hanover Co N.C.; died February 15, 1897.  He married Mariana Larkins Abt. 1826 in New Hanover CO N.C..
 17 vii. Mary Pridgen, born February 08, 1803 in New Hanover Co N.C..  She married John M Sikes Abt. 1824 in New Hanover CO N.C..
 18 viii. Anna Pridgen, born October 10, 1805 in New Hanover Co N.C..
 19 ix. Thomas Jefferson Pridgen, born January 14, 1808 in New Hanover Co N.C..  He married Ella Gilchrist Abt. 1833 in New Hanover CO N.C..
 20 x. Elizabeth Pridgen, born October 14, 1809 in New Hanover Co N.C.; died July 08, 1871 in Pender Co N.C. Still Bluff.  She married Silvannnus F. Wilson Abt. 1840 in New Hanover CO N.C..
 21 xi. William Stephen Pridgen, born June 09, 1811 in Canetuck Twp New Hanover Co N.C.; died February 15, 1897 in Pender Co N.C..  He married Margaret A. Larkins December 25, 1834 in New Hanover CO N.C..
 22 xii. Hannah Pridgen, born December 17, 1813 in New Hanover Co N.C..
 23 xiii. Jane Pridgen, born April 08, 1815 in New Hanover Co N.C..  She married Elisha J. Anders Abt. 1836 in New Hanover CO N.C..
 24 xiv. Alfred S. Pridgen, born July 14, 1817 in New Hanover Co N.C.; died January 19, 1891 in Pender Co N.C..  He married Julia Ann Bourdeaux Abt. 1840 in New Hanover CO N.C..
 25 xv. James Jackson Pridgen, born June 20, 1820 in New Hanover Co N.C.; died March 23, 1884 in Pender Co N.C..  He married Helen McRae Marshall Abt. 1840 in New Hanover CO N.C..

 8.  Matthew2 Pridgen (William1) was born December 15, 1765 in New Hanover co N.C., and died Abt. October 19, 1820 in Sampson Co. N.C..  He married Hannah Andres Abt. 1793.

Child of Matthew Pridgen and Hannah Andres is:
 26 i. Luke3 Pridgen.



 


Generation No. 3


 


 13.  John Frederick3 Pridgen (Francis2, William1) was born October 24, 1795 in New Hanover Co N.C., and died March 01, 1884 in Pender Co N.C..  He married Mary Jane Moore December 25, 1820 in New Hanover CO N.C., daughter of James Moore and Ann Rowe.

Children of John Pridgen and Mary Moore are:
 27 i. John W.4 Pridgen, born Abt. 1827.
 28 ii. Robert W. Pridgen, born February 07, 1827; died June 17, 1907.
 29 iii. Charles J. Pridgen, born Abt. 1829; died Abt. 1898.
 30 iv. George F. Pridgen, born Abt. 1831.
 31 v. Anna J. Pridgen, born Abt. 1832.
 32 vi. Bradley Fennell Pridgen, born Abt. 1834; died May 27, 1862.
+ 33 vii. Evelena E. Pridgen, born September 22, 1836; died February 06, 1906 in Caintuck, N.C..
 34 viii. Owen G. Pridgen, born Abt. 1840.
 35 ix. James F. Pridgen, born Abt. 1842.
 36 x. Zylpha M. Pridgen, born December 13, 1843; died June 10, 1918.
 37 xi. Caroline Pridgen, born Abt. 1847.
 38 xii. Amanda Pridgen, born April 28, 1849; died August 14, 1909.
 39 xiii. Vinsia? Pridgen, born Abt. 1850.
 40 xiv. Rosella Pridgen, born Abt. 1859.
 41 xv. Mary Elizabeth Pridgen, born Abt. 1834.  She married John Rackley West.



 


Generation No. 4


 


 33.  Evelena E.4 Pridgen (John Frederick3, Francis2, William1) was born September 22, 1836, and died February 06, 1906 in Caintuck, N.C..  She married John Wright West December 12, 1872 in New Hanover CO N.C., son of Owen West and Margaret Swinson.

Children of Evelena Pridgen and John West are:
 42 i. Dorothy Atlanta5 West, born October 10, 1876 in Magnolia N.C. Duplin Co.; died August 30, 1969 in Md.  She married William Francis Jones February 02, 1899 in Wilmington N.C..
 43 ii. Addie Belle West, born Abt. 1878; died in Savanah Georgia.
 
 

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