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Clan Gathering 2018 - The Clan Pringle Association in North America hold regular clan gatherings in North America. For information about their events please visit their Facebook Group: Clan Pringle Association of North America
The "GATHERING OF PRINGLES" event for North America will be held October 20, 2018, Niagara Falls, NY. All persons of the Pringle surname, or of Pringle descent, are invited to gather for a special Pringle family celebration. This is an opportunity to meet other Pringles, learn of the first Pringles in North America, of our Scottish roots, origin of the name, some famous Pringles, and your place in the Family Tree. For detailed information on the event and registration details, please contact Derek Pringle:
Most Pringles in North America are descendants of either:
- Robert Pringle of Charlston S.C., who was a younger son of the Pringles of Symington, or,
- William Pringle of New Haven, Connecticut. Most of his descendants changed their name to Prindle. The Prindle genealogy.
On 6th October 2013 the Board of Trustees of the Clan Pringle Association co-opted William Leon Pringle III, as a Trustee and as a North America Representative of the Clan Pringle Association. He can be contacted via the following email address:
The CPANA have now established an Executive Team to direct activities and plan future gatherings:
- Derek Pringle (Virginia, USA),
- Rick Pringle (Oakville, ON, Canada),
- Jon Pringle (Vermont, USA),
- Bob Pringle Schneider (Pennsylvania, USA),
- Garry Pringle (Toronto, ON, Canada),
- Bill Pringle (Michigan, USA).
Clan Gathering 2016 - The CPANA held a “Gathering of Pringles” on October 22-23, 2016 in New Haven, Connecticut. It was an informal gathering focusing primarily on Prindle/Pringle genealogy. Pictures can be seen above.
Non-Profit Status - The Clan Pringle Association in North America has been set up as a ‘non-profit corporation’ as of February 2015. The registered tax ID number is: 47-3196935. The official address (in North America) is: Clan Pringle Association North America6538 140th AvenueHolland, MI 49423U.S.A.
Highland Games - The Clan Pringle Association in North America have participated in the Alma Highland Festival and Games in Alma, Michigan, and also the St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit Highland Games. Bill and Billy Pringle attended the 167th Annual St. Andrews Society of Detroit Highland Games on 6-7th August 2016:
Magazines - Advertisements have been placed in the clans sections of the Scottish Banner and Scottish Life Magazines, in order to attract new membership. The advert will look like this:
Please visit our genealogical message boards: Ancestry.com: Pringle - Family History & Genealogy Message BoardAncestry.com: Prindle - Family History & Genealogy Board
Also join us on Social Media:
Twitter: Twitter.com/PringleHeritageFacebook Group: Pringle Heritage Preservation SocietyFacebook Group: Clan Pringle Association of North America