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Records from Troup County, Georgia

1827 Land Lottery - Elizabeth PRYOR illeg. (Oglethrope Co.)

1850 Census, Troup Co., GA
LaGrange Twp., page 119B, house 74 William B. PRYOR 42 attorney at law GA, Marilla E. 38 GA, Benjamin W. Unis 10 GA. (Related to house 71 Joseph Poytress 62 GA?) (Anarella E. Amos md. William B. Pryor on Nov. 6, 1831 in Troup Co., GA, other records state the bride's name as Avarella)

Records from Walker County, Georgia

1850 Census, Walker Co., GA
E.Armuchy, page 368A, house 350 William M PRIER 41 farmer GA, Mary 33 SC, John J. 9 GA, Henry C. 7 GA, Hamilton Y. 6 GA, Wm. H. F. 5 GA, Martha A. 3 GA, Mary J. 1 GA. (William Pryor sued for slander by Rial Stancell in 1857 in Walker Co. Sons John and Henry Clay Pryor are in Madison Co., TX in 1860.)
Page 370A, house 380 Ephraim Herring 56 SC, Mary 56 SC.  House 381 John PRIER 28 $2000 GA, Nancy 22 GA, John 3 GA, Lucy J. 2 GA. (Related to house 377 Elsey Bland 24 NC?)
1860 Census Walker Co., GA

Eagle Cleft PO, Mountain Dist., Page 176, house 1240 Paul PRIOR 26 farmer TN, Louisa C. 21 TN, Hettie B. 2/12, Harriet PRIOR 63 VA, William A. PRIOR 22 TN, Margaret Parker 20 TN. (Harriet Williams Pryor widow of John H. Pryor of Marion Co., TN. This family is on the 1850 Census in Hamilton Co., TN.)
1900 Census Walker Co., GA
Page 271b, house 273 "Dearborn? Coal Field Convict Camp"... living in housing: O. W. PRYOR 2/1861 39 GA TN TN married, guard at camp.
Page 271b, house 275 James PRYOR Dec 1870 29 TN TN TN md. 2 yrs, 2 children/2 living Guard at Camp, Winnie A. dau 6 GA TN GA, Bittie M. dau 11/1895 4 GA TN GA, Coltron? PRYOR mother 1/1847 53 md. 46 years 2 children/2living, TN TN TN, Ellen P. sister 6/1882 17 GA TN TN, Thomas PRYOR brother 12/1889 10 GA TN TN .
Lookout Mtn., sheet 15b, house 290 Joseph H. PRYOR Jun 1869 33, md 12 yrs, 3 children TN TN TN farmer, Lula wife Jul 1872 28 GA GA GA, Angie dau Jul 1890 9 GA, Lee son Dec 1894 6 GA.
1920 Census Walker Co., GA
Huntsville, page 66a, ED#154, house 1206 Ave.I, William G. PRYOR, head, 51, GA, GA, GA, commissioner, prison system.  Helen Pryor, wife, 37, TX, VA, TX, Lucy Jane Dabney boarder, 39, single, TX VA TN, teacher, normal school.  Annie Lee Arnold, boarder, 32, single, LA, US, US, librarian, normal school.
1930 Census Walker Co., GA
Kensington, page 178a, house 180, Joseph H. PRYOR 63, md 20 TN TN TN, Zula J. wife, 60 GA GA GA, Forest Myers gr-son 19 GA GA GA (Joseph H. Pryor, son of Philip Pryor and Catharine of Marion Co., TN. Joseph and brothers are on the 1880 Census in Dade Co., GA)
Kensington, page 178a, house 184 Robert L. PRYOR 36 GA TN TN, Ida S. wife 26 md. 21 AL AL AL, Anna R. dau 4 AL, Charles I. son 3 AL, Joseph T. 2 GA, Robert Goines bro-in-law 20 AL AL AL
Rossville, page 11b, house 259 Lesley PRYOR 52 (md 22) TN TN TN, Ava H. wife 46 TN TN TN (Roscoe Lesley Pryor b. 8/18/1877. He is on the 1900 Census in Marion Co., TN. He is living with parents on 1880 Census- Richard Pryor b. 1841 and wife Maryann.)

Records from Warren County, Georgia

1830 Death - DAR Patriot PRYOR Gardner (service through Edgecombe Co., NC)

Records from Whitfield County, Georgia

1910 Census, Whitfield Co., GA
house 337 Harvey B PRYOR 34 TN SC TN, fireman at cotton mill - married 15 yrs., Amanda wife 37 TN US US, John son 16 TN, Alexander F. son 14 TN, Jessie J dau 12 TN (possibly the Luther and Amanda Pryor on the 1900 Census in Jefferson Co., TN)

Records from Wilkes County, Georgia

1785 Deed - May 21, 1785 Willis Whatley deeded land to Peter Tatum 250 acres on Little River. The land was adjoining John White, Benj. Catching and Chas. Burks. Witneses Samuel Thornton, Edward PRYOR. (Early Records of Georgia: Wilkes County By Grace Gillam Davidson, pub 1932. Benjamin Catching was the clerk of the court in Amherst County, VA)

1781-1786 - Ed Prior counted among the settlers of the county. (The Story of Georgia and the Georgia People 1732-1860, by George G Smith, publ. 1900)

1784 Deed - John Haynes 200 acres north fork of Little River, adjoining Orman Whatley, John King, Edward PRIOR, sd. (Georgia Genealogical Magazine, Issues 51-61, Southern Historical Press, 1974)

1785 Tax List - Capt Karr's Dist by Capt Absolom Bedell in 1785, Edward PRYOR 1 1/2 Polls, 1 slave, 300 acres, Wilkes County. (Early Records of Georgia: Wilkes County By Grace Gillam Davidson, pub 1932)

1789 Deed - John PRYOR deeded land to Edward PRYOR (see Henry Co., GA records)

1794 Deed filed in Amherst Co., VA refers to John Floyd of Wilkes Co., GA.

Records from Wilkinson County, Georgia

1809 Marriage, Wilkinson Co., GA
"This family of Lee left Virginia by 1761 and went to North Carolina and then to Hawkins County, Tennessee by 1783. John Lee Sr. Then migrated to Georgia by 1802... He married Elizabeth Farrar, and their son Needham Lee born September 6, 1786 was the first of the family in Alabama. He married in Wilkinson County, Georgia in 1809 Miss Lydia Pryor and died in Barbour County November 28, 1852."
(Teacher's Family in US Traced 10 Generations, Lore From the Hills of Home, by Jerry Jones. Gadsden Times, September 11, 1966, page 24)



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