Prynce Nesbitt was born in Merritton in 1908 and was named after a dog his mother once owned and loved. He was a successful musician, painter, historian and astrologer. He was also a choir director and organist for more than 20 years at St. James Anglican Church.
Nesbitt also taught piano and was on staff for the Lincoln Board of Education, teaching music and art extension courses. Nesbitt taught night courses at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School. He Lived on Oakdale Drive in St. Catharines. He died in 1973 at the age of 64 at the St. Catharines General Hospital.