Esther Weldon

Name: Esther Weldon (Pringle)
Birth Date: 1922
Birth Place: Evanston


Weldon’s contribution to Evanston is her dedication to the town. Over three generations of the pringle family have lived in Evanston. Weldon is a testament to the strong ties of South Carolina to Evanston, specifically Abbeville. The Pringle family continued to reside in Evanston for several generations after, and the legacy remains as a prominent historical black family.

Father: Charles Pringle
Mother: Carrie Watt
Children: Renee Weldon
Education: Evanston Township High School, Roosevelt University, Bethel AME Church

Sources: Shorefront magazine,

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