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Misc. Prentices in Scotland

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Henry Hamilton Prentice, b. 8 April 1807 at St Kitts, West Indies; m. 1849(?) in Scotland(?), Ann Jane McKenzie of Greenock, Scotland.

For more information, see Prentices in Australia.

Ebenezer Prentice - Merchant in Glasgow, m. Margaret Collins, dau. of Thomas Collins, St. Croix in Glasgow, on 18 Aug. 1801 (Scots Magazine 63.587)

Found in: Directory of Scottish Settlers in N. America, 1625-1825, by David Dobson, 1985; Vol III, p. 142

Thomas Prentice - b. 1798, son of Archibald Prentice (1734-1831) and his second wife Helen _______ (1757-1836), Covington Mains, Lanarkshire, former tenant farmer in Cleghorn Mill, Lanark. Died in Philadelphia, Penn. on 28 June 1823. (Covington GS)

Found in: Directory of Scottish Settlers in N. America, 1625-1825, by David Dobson, 1985; Vol V, p. 251.
See also: This Thomas Prentice appears in the new 1997 edition of Binney's PRENTICE book on pg. 476. It also contains information about his siblings that immigrated to American and their descendants.

Thomas Prentice, b. 21 Apr 1839, Carluke, LKS, SCOT; emig to CAN 1850+, then to US lived Blackstation, Antelope PO, Yolo Co, CA. Looking for descendents; par: James Prentice & Margaret Stark.

Found at: (stale link) <http://www.citynet.net/mostwanted/plpz.htm>

John Muir, b. 18 June 1777, Carnwath Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland; son of William Muir and Frances Somerville; m. abt. 1807 in Scotland, Mary Prentice.

Children of John and Mary:

  1. Mary Muir
  2. William Muir, b. 1809, Scotland; d. 1880
  3. James Muir, b. July 1811, Scotland; d. 18 April 1887, Scotch Ridge, Ohio
  4. Francis Muir, b. 1813, Scotland; d. 13 Nov. 1872, Scotch Ridge, Ohio
  5. Jane Muir, b. 11 Jan. 1820, Linlithgowshire, Scotland; m. 11 June 1839 in Scotch Ridge, Ohio, Robert Dunnipace; d. 10 April 1899, Scotch Ridge, Ohio
  6. Samuel Muir, b. 18 Aug. 1822, Scotland; d. 22 June 1911, Scotch Ridge, Ohio
  7. Margaret Muir
  8. John Muir, b. 1825, Scotland; d. 1897

Found at: (stale link) <http://sundae.roanoke.edu/~jsteehle/html/surnames.html>

Thomas Shiels, b. July 12, 1819 near Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland; He was the oldest son of Thomas Shiels and Barbara Jean Cranston. He worked for the Prentice family as a coachman and groom on a farm called Muirlea Farm owned by John Prentice of Libberton. He fell in love with one of the bosses' daughters, Elizabeth Prentice, and they were married on April 30, 1840 at Libberton Scotland. Elizabeth was well educated as she was from a good family. They had 4 children in Scotland, Robert (1839), Jane (1841), Thomas Prentice (1845) and John (1851).

Found at: (stale link) <http://www3.mb.sympatico.ca/~dshiels/thomas.html>

Thomas Prentice, b. prob. 1872; came to Canada from Glasgow, Scotland at the age of 12; m. Marion Hamilton in Ontario, Canada. Children of Thomas and Marion:
  1. Oswald Prosser Prentice, b. 25 Jan. 1894 in Ontario (town ?), Canada, d. 31 Dec. 1952 in Toronto, York County, Ontario Canada.
  2. possibly Douglas Prentice Sr.

William Prentice, m. Mary Kennedy. William and Mary came to the U.S. around 1850 with children Tom and Alec from Wales or Scotland. William was a Coal Miner in the old country and had the same occupation here. They lived in the Carnegie area. Children of William and Mary:
  1. Tom Prentice [Tom was about 10 yrs older than Margaret.]
  2. Alec Prentice
  3. John Prentice
  4. Kate Prentice
  5. Margaret Prentice, b.?; d.13 March 1945; bur. Carnegie, PA,
  6. [There may have been a William Prentice.]

Agnes Prentice b.1811 in Lanarkshire Scotland. She married Capt. Thomas P. Dick. She died in Red River County, Texas in 1866.
Robert Prentice (from Scotland), b. 1815; d. 24 Aug 1867; m. Miriam Shell, b. 1823, d. 24 Sept 1900. Children of Robert and Miriam:
  1. Robert Prentice, m. Janet Cherry.
  2. William Prentice, m. Nancy Fralick.
  3. George Prentice, m. Mary J. Crosier.

Elizabeth Prentice, b. 12 Jan. 1827 in Scotland. More info on CD #100.

Found on: Automated Archives Birth Records CD#17 by Scott

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William Prentice Smith, Jr.
2015-05-01 15:20:09
I notice that you have my grandmother at a child of William Prentice under Prentice in Scotland/misc Prentice. My grandmother Margaret Prentice b. 27 Jul 1892 in Latrobe, PA. m. Soloman Lewis Smith in 1910 Wilkinsburg, PA. Alexander: b. Apr 1898 d. Oct 1963 John: b. 14 Aug 1903 Loyalhanna, PA d. 15 jun 1963 Latrobe PA m. Josephine McHenry Kate: b. 04 Feb 1890 Latrobe, PA d. 10 Feb 1980 Temple City, CA m. William Patrick McGrane William: b. 21 Feb 1894 d. 18 Jun 1958 m. Mary E.D. Wall. Hope this helps with your research project William Prentice Smith, Jr.
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