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Prindle, John B.


Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): USN, 192nd NY INF
Service: enl, New York City, 12/28/63-2/27/65, USN, Coal Heaver, Vessels: Savannah, New London, Portsmouth, North Carolina; enl 4/11/65, Plattsburgh, m/i, 4/11/65, unassigned, 192nd NY INF, m/o 5/12/65 with detachment at Albany, NY

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Birth: 1845, Plattsburg, NY
Death: 12/19/1890

Burial: Westlook Cemetery, Glover, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 101734294


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Carrie E.
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Unknown


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Westlook Cemetery, Glover, VT

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The Beedles and Johnnie Prindle have again (after an absence of two years) united their forces, and will appear at the Island Pond House on Monday, November 22, this time being styled as a PLEASANT PARTY.

This is the eighth annual tour of the company, and they are too well known to need more praise., but we will say that the new organization is a very fine one, and the construction of the new programme excels by far any heretofore given by them. It is rich in classical music, and overflowing with rollicking humor.

The entertainment opens with an extravaganza OUR PLEASANT PARTY, representing an evening party at the house of HON. JUSTICE NAPP, (not too much, but just e-nuff) of California, introducing Mr. Johnnie Prindle in one of his favorite characters, a north of Ireland Irishman. This is given in the finest parlor style event, everyone dressed accordingly. The programme throughout is full of rich and novel musical acts, original with Mr. Beddle, refined Irish and Dutch sketches, written expressly for Mr. Prindle, and his original act, "OH MY MYRIAH", a lamentation over the death of a loved one. The act is a side-splitting in its very nature, and if you believe in saying "laugh and grow fat" don't miss the Beatles and Johnnie Prindle's PLEASURE PARTY.

Essex County Herald, November 19, 1880

Johnnie Prindle and family, have moved to Coaticook, P.Q. Prindle has engaged with a circus which makes a tour in Canada this season.


Orleans County Monitor, April 19, 1880

Johnnie Prindle has been employed by a firm in Chicago to take charge of the show department of a traveling museum, and is liable to go West at once. If so, he will not put put his show on the road till fall.


Orleans County Monitor, May 12, 1884

The entertainment in which Johnnie Prindle, and his daughter, Carrie, and the band participated was attended by a large crowd, and the evening was much enjoyed. . Mr. Prindle is home for the repair of his health, especially his throat, which id suffering greatly from the efforts on the stage this past year. He is somewhat better, and the company for whom he is employed is anxious for him to return.


Orleans County Monitor, March 21, 1887

Mr. Johnnie Prindle has been engaged for a short time with the Witherill & Doud Uncle Tom's Cabin Co, and will appear with the aforesaid company in Barton on Monday evening the 7th. He is too well known to need more attention.


Orleans County Monitor, July 7, 1890

Johnnie Prindle is very sick. His daughter, Carrie, is at home.


Orleans County Monitor, Dec. 15, 1890
Courtesy of Deanna French


The community is saddened by the death of Johnnie Prindle, which occurred on Friday. Mr. Prindle had been away on a professional tour, returning home a few days since, severely ill. He ran down rapidly till his death.

He was a very successful as a comedian, and singer, and very few men in the country were his equal in this line. He was a generous, kindhearted, and popular everywhere. His funeral was largely attended yesterday, Rev. Mr. Jennee, assisted by Revs. Christie and Miller officiating. The service was held in the church, and the attendance was large. Many Mason and G.A.R. men were present.


Orleans County Monitor, Dec. 22, 1890
Courtesy of Deanna French

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