Family:King S. Pringle and Bella Unknown (1)

Before April 13, 1870


King S. Pringle and Bella Unknown: Family History

King S. Pringle, age 40, opened a Freedmen's Bank account in Charleston, South Carolina on April 13, 1870. On his application, he stated that he was born and raised on Drayton Hall Plantation, Ashley River, Charleston, South Carolina.

He was then living in North Santee, Georgetown County, South Carolina, working for Col. Manigault. He listed Bella as his wife's name.

King's children's names were listed as Cuffy (no surname listed) and Georgiana (deceased). His brothers and sisters were listed as Frank Pringle (deceased), Georgiana Steward, Nancy (deceased), and Delia (deceased). Cuffy Remiden?, relationship unknown, came with King when he opened his Freedmen's Bank account.

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This page is part of a groundbreaking research project to rediscover the family lineages of enslaved people on Drayton family plantations in Barbados and the United States. To read more about this historic research, please visit the article below:

Genealogy of Enslaved Communities on Drayton Family Plantations: A Research Project Sponsored by the Magnolia Plantation Foundation of Charleston, SC

  1.   Freedmen's Bank Record 4557, King S. Pringle, Charleston, SC, April 13, 1870.

    Registers of Depositors in Branches of the Freedmen's Savings and Trust Company
    Records of the Comptroller of the Currency (NARA RG 101)
    NARA Micropublication M816, Reel 22