Source: Ancestry.com: Miscellaneous. Vital Statistics other than death and marriages. Notices taken from the Brooklyn Eagle from January 2, 1844 to September 11, 1846. Volume Two. Copied and compiled by Gertrude A. Barber; 1963.
Publishing Date in the Brooklyn Eagle: Thurs., April 28, 1846.
It is stated in the Fayetteville Observer that WILLIAM PRIDGEN, died lately in Bladen County, North Carolina in the 124th year of his age. He was in the Army of the Revolution and served through it as a volunteer, though then an old man. He has left great grandchildren over 40 years of age.