Mary Sapp, William Pride's mother and Henry Pride's wife, is the granddaughter of a John and Ann (surname unknown) Hall Pride and the daughter of their daughter, Sarah Pride b. 1762 and husband, Joseph Sapp.Joseph Sapp, Mary Sapp's father, was born ca. 1760 and died Sept. 16, 1837.He was a patriot of the Revolution and was said to be the oldest pensioner in VA.*From a Sapp Family Early History - 1920.
Mary's name and relationship to Joseph and Sarah "Polly" Sapp also comes from Sussex County, Delaware records dated December 20, 1789 -- Joseph Sapp with wife Sarah and daughter Mary.
Mary is living with her daughter and son-in-law, Jonah and Sarah 'Sally' Pride Stansberry in the 1860 census of Philippi PO, Barbour County, VA.Mary Sapp Pride is 80 years old in 1860.
Posted by Eric Robinson on genforum May 02, 2003: "The following was found in a book of history for families belonging to Allegheny Regional Ancestors discovered in Beverly WV. Barbour Co. Wills, page 123a-124a dated 4-23-1856. Probabed 8, 1856: Henry Pride: Barbour County, (W)VirginiaWife Mary (Sapp) Pride Sons: John(1818), Samuel, William (1827), Henry(b.1808), Sean Joseph(1809)-m. Eliz. Wright on 1831 Monongalia County, (W)Virginia Daughters: Rachel, Sally, Ann, Betty, Nancy, Hannah Grandson, Americus Executor GW Gall Henry left most assets to his wife. Witnesses-Philip Poe and Albert Murphy" Also talks about Prides showing up with Steele and Bunners in census record in Ritchie County. This information was compiled by Geri Raybuck Smith, granddaughter of Susan Pride Freed. Then talks about "The Prides of Pride Ridge" Henry had 12 children.