| The Clan Pringle Association North American Chapter
North American Clan Pringle Gathering: Held on October 22-23, 2016 in New Haven, Connecticut. An informal gathering focusing primarily on Prindle/Pringle genealogy.
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:
Pringles in North America are actively working to achieve the following objectives:
- To establish a non-profit entity to represent the Association in North America.
- To maintain active dialogue on social media sites and genealogical forums.
- To encourage donations to preserve historic Pringle sites in Scotland.
- To organize a North American gathering of the Pringle clan.
- To investigate participation in Scottish festivals in states/provinces with higher relative concentration of the Pringle surname.
Clan Gathering - 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 latest update is: The "GATHERING OF PRINGLES" event for North America will be held Oct.20-21, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. 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. The Clan Pringle Executive invite you now to make Toronto, Oct. 20-21 your special trip of the year. More details later.
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. Here are a few photos:
Bill and Billy Pringle at the 167th Annual St. Andrews Society of Detroit Highland Games which took place 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 BoardGenealogy.com: Pringle Family Genealogy ForumAncestry.com: Prindle - Family History & Genealogy BoardGenealogy.com: Prindle Family Genealogy Forum
Also join us on Social Media:
Twitter: Twitter.com/PringleHeritageFacebook Group: Pringle Heritage Preservation SocietyFacebook Group: Clan Pringle Association of North AmericaMySpace: MySpace.com/PringleHeritageYahoo Groups: Pringle Heritage Preservation Society