William McKendry Pribble

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W. McK. Pribble
Co. G
20 Bn. Va. Hv.
C. S. A.
Full Name: William McKendry Pribble
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 3 (B)
Row:B  Number:35
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: February 2, 1848 
Died: January 28, 1938 
Burial Date: January 29, 1938 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Virginia 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1889 
Residence: Ft. Worth, Texas 
Admitted To Home: January 12, 1927 
Religion: Methdosit 
Army: Virginia 
Brigade: A. G. Williams 
Regiment: Heavy Art. 

PRIBBLE, WILLIAM MCKENDRY (1848 ~ 1938). William McKendry Pribble, Confederate veteran, was born in Bedford County, Virginia on February 2, 1848, to William Pribble and Nancy Hamilton.

After enlisting in the Confederacy, Pribble was mustered into service as a private in Company C of the 20th Battalion Virginia Artillery. He was captured on April 6, 1865, at Farmville and was released on June 6, 1865, at Point Lookout, Maryland after taking an oath of allegiance to the United States.

After immigrating to Texas in 1889, Pribble became a farmer and settled in Fort Worth. In 1916, he was granted a Confederate Pension from the State of Texas.

After his wife's (name unknown) death, Pribble moved to Austin to live in the Confederate Men's Home on January 12, 1927, where he died on January 28, 1938. He was buried in the Texas State Cemetery the next day.

Pribble's only listed next of kin was a granddaughter, Frances Putnam, who was living in Fort Worth.

Information taken from: Compiled Military Service Record, Soldier's Application for a Pension # 32674, Confederate Home Roster, Death Certificate # 5127, and "Virginia Confederates in Texas" by Charles E. Chambers.

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