Prince, William Henry 1

Birth Name Prince, William Henry
Nick Name Bill
Gender male
Age at Death 56 years, 8 months, 18 days


BIOGRAPHY: Pvt. in 47 AL infantry- Confederate States of America during Civil War. (dubious - they mustered from Cusseta, AL - kdd)
1830 TN Fed Census, Anderson Co, Clinton Twp, p 172A.
1840 AL Fed Census, Jackson Co, Northern District, p 51A.
1850 AL Fed Census, Jackson Co, District 21, fam 389, p 131B.
1870 AL Fed Census, Jackson Co, Subdivision Two, fam 383, p 94A

"The Times-Argus" of Selma, AL 19 Jul 1878 in "News of Alabama" -
"There is but little hopes of the recovery of Capt. W. H. Prince of Paint Rock Valley."
[kdd: Yes - died the day before! ]

Headstone in Prince Cemetery, Jackson Co., AL has dates and "son of Jessie and Delilah Prince."

Submitted by Ron Prince in the "The Heritage of Jackson County, Alabama":
"William Henry Prince was a prominent land owner and prosperous farmer in Paint Rock Valley until his death in 1878. He served as the captain of a Jackson county company in the Alabama State Militia during the Civil War and was known to his neighbors as "Cap'n Billy" in relation to his Civil War rank.
He formed a Home Guard with my g-g-grandpa George Washington Hinshaw during the Civil War. There is more written about this Home Guard under the name of George Washington Hinshaw."
[kdd: probably appointed 1st Lt to the militia in 1851 ]

1850 Agricultural Census:
William H. Prince, 20, 90, 400, 8, 225 where items are:
1. Owner
2. Acres of Improved Land
3. Acres of Unimproved Land
4. Cash Value of Farm
5. Value of Farm Implements and Machinery
13. Value of Livestock


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1821-10-31 Buncombe, NC   2
Census 1850 Agricultural-Jackson Co., AL    
Property 1860-04-02   AR Land Grant - Hsco-Sec. 4, Twp 5S; R 19W--194 Acs  
Military between 1861 and 1865   Pvt. in 6th and 47 AL Inf.- C.S.A.  
Occupation     farmer  
Death 1878-07-18 Jackson Co, AL    
Burial   Prince Cem., Jackson Co., Alabama   3a


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Prince, Jesse Numonbetween 1795 and 18001865
Mother Carter, Delilahabout 1795after 1860
    Brother     Prince, Jonathan Jones 1818-08-17 1868
         Prince, William Henry 1821-10-31 1878-07-18
    Sister     Prince, Preshia 1825-02-10 1867-07-21
    Brother     Prince, Henry 1828
    Sister     Prince, Louvina 1830 1858-11-18
    Brother     Prince, Jesse Donald 1832-04-27 1915-05-02
    Brother     Prince, Nathan L. 2nd. 1833-12-00 1910-12-14
    Sister     Prince, Elizabeth about 1835
    Sister     Prince, Martha about 1835
    Sister     Prince, Sarah 1837 1902-03-09
    Brother     Prince, George W. 1838 after 1870


Family of Prince, William Henry and Trice, Eliza Jane

Married Wife Trice, Eliza Jane ( * 1829-08-04 + 1903-02-05 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1847 Franklin Co.,TN Marriage of Prince, William Henry and Trice, Eliza Jane  
Marriage 1854-03-25 Salem, Franklin Co, TN again?  

Home in 1850: District 21, Jackson, Alabama
William H Prince 27
Eliza L Prince 21
Lastin M Prince 2
Lydia Prince 1
Arthelia W Collins 47

[ kdd: If Eliza Jane Trice didn't marry William Henry Prince until 1854, is this a different Eliza? No one believes so, and "Eliza L" and "Lydia" indicate this is the same Eliza my grandmother knew, who said she went by "Lydia" ]

Name Birth Date Death Date
Prince, Laston Marion1848-01-061920-06-04
Prince, Lydia A.18491887
Prince, Riley18501850
Prince, Mary Jane1852-11-111937
Prince, Jesse Tansy18541906-12-21
Prince, James Henry1856-01-131934-04-15
Prince, Amanda18581928-11-23
Prince, William Butler1860-03-211939-10-01
Prince, Andrew Jackson1862-12-231946-06-01
Prince, Francis1864
Prince, Robert Lee1866-11-001940-12-26
Prince, Edley Johnson18681911-11-24
Prince, Warner P.1871-08-011899-07-17
Prince, Hannah T.1873-07-001906


Type Value Notes Sources
Paternal Haplogroup R1b1
Attribute Note
#21483 is a Tankersley (I-M253)
#21144 is a Prince R1b1


Source References

  1. All.FTW
  2. 1850 Census Jackson Co., AL
  3. various: Find A Grave
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