Tennessee Counties - O

The following are record extractions of Pryor families who lived in Tennessee. The extractions are presented in chronological order by county in order to give a sense of the time period and hopefully to make it easier to establish family relationships


Records from Obion County, TN

1826 Tax List Obion Co., TN
Allen Pryor (Allen Pryor md Elizabeth Cole in 1799 in Greene Co., GA)
William Pryor
Samuel Pryor
Mary Pryor

1827 Tax List Obion Co., TN

Allen Pryor
William Pryor
James B. Pryor

1828 Tax List Obion Co., TN
Allen Pryor
James B. Pryor
Henry Pryor

1830 Census Obion Co., TN - census is in alpha order
page 156 John H Cole 00101 - 00100001 page 162 Henry PRIOR 00001-no females
page 160 Jeremiah Lockett 00001 - no females
page 163 James PRYON 00001-00001
(Oldest male 20-29 y.o. born 1801-1810)
page 163 Allen PRIOR 01000001-0110001
(Oldest male 50-59 yrs., 1771-1780)



1840 Census Obion Co., TN
Page 136, Henry PRYOR 1100101-22001

1850 Census Obion Co., TN
Dist. 6, Page 384B, house 946/946 Henry PRIOR 40 farmer $800 GA, John 18 farmer TN, Louisa 16 TN, Mary 14 TN, Henry 12 TN, Ann 10 TN, Levina 5 TN, Martha 2 TN. (Henry Pryor md. Elizabeth Pate on 22 Oct 1829 in Obion Co., TN. Henry Pryor was a head of household on the 1830 & 1840 Obion Co. census.)

1854 Marriage - Mary PRYOR married William M Kitchens on 3 Apr 1854

1860 Census Obion Co., TN
Dist. 6, page 69a, house 1528 J. W. Wicker 31 TN, L. 37 TN (Louisa PRYOR), S. J. 5 (f) TN, B. A. 3 (f) TN, W. H. 7/12 (m) TN, M. 12 (f) TN.(Louisa Pryor daughter of Henry Pryor on the 1850 Census of Obion Co. Louisa md John Wicker on 4/131852 in Obion Co. M age 12 may be Louisa's sister Martha Pryor)
Dist. 6, page 70a, house 1540 John PRYOR 28 TN, N. (female) 32 TN, M. (f) 7 TN, R. (f) 5 TN, S. (f) 2 TN, H. H. (m) 6/12 TN, P. (f) 16 TN. (Henry Pryor & Elizabeth Pate>son John Pryor and wife Nancy Wicker. 1861 John Pryor appointed as a minuteman per Obion Co., Court. John is on the 1850 Census in Obion Co. Living with his parents. P Pryor born 1844 is probably Perena Pryor who married Benjamin B. Tyson in 1869. They are on the 1880 Census in Fulton Co., KY)
Dist. 6, page 78A, house 1755 W. Ragen 25 (m) TN, B. 20 (f) TN (Barbara PRYOR), E. 4 (f) TN, G. A. 3 (m) TN, P? 4/12 (f) TN. (Barbara E Pryor md William F. Ragan on 2/16/1854 in Obion Co.)
Dist. 6, Troy PO, page ?, House 1598/1598, Henry PRIER 23 farmer TN, S. 20 female TN.
(1900: "Henry "Ned" Pryor, after healing from wounds received at Perryville, joined Forrest's Cav., served until end of war. Died at in Obion Co. TN about 1900" - Obion Avalanche Co. H, 9th Inf., United Confederate Veterans - Obion Co., TN TNGenWeb.org )
Dist. 12, Troy PO, page 132, house 929/929 John Hancock 36 farmer TN, Elizabeth 32 TN, J. H. male 10 TN, J. V.? male 4 TN, A. A. PRYOR 30 female TN, Josie? 6 TN. (Henry Pryor married A A Hamilton on 3 Aug 1853 in Obion Co.)

1867 Marriage - B P PRYOR (bride) married B B Tyson (groom) on 23 Dec 1867 (Perina Pryor married to Benjamin Tyson)

1868 Marriage - N J PRYOR (bride) married C J Chapman (groom) on 18 Jun 1868 

1870 Census Obion Co., TN
Dist. 6, Troy PO., page 123b, house 132 Nancy PRYOR 40 TN, Margaret 16 TN, Rosa 14 TN, Sarah 12 TN, Henry 10 TN, Eliza J. 8 TN, John H. 4 TN. Henry H Pryor married L J Buchanan in Obion Co., TN on 2 Oct 1879. He is on the 1900 Census in Craighead Co., AR. Nancy Wicker Pryor and her brother John W Wicker are on the 1850 Census in Lincoln Co., TN.)
Dist. 6, page 123b, house 131, J. W. Wicker 43 TN, Louisa (PRYOR) 36 TN, Sarah A. 16 TN, Elizabeth 13 TN, William 10 TN, Daniel 4 TN, Nancy B. 2 TN. (John W. Wicker is on the 1880 Census, Louisa appears to be deceased by that time. John Wicker and his sister Nancy Wicker Pryor are on the 1850 Census in Lincoln Co., TN)
Dist. 6, page 140a, house 572 W. J. F. Ragan 36 TN, Barbara (PRYOR) 29 TN, Elizabeth 16 TN, Georgia A. 13 TN, Mary E. 8 TN, John 5 TN. (Barbara and family are on the 1880 Census in Obion Co., TN)
Dist 6, page 138a, house 358 Henry PRYOR 32 TN, Sarah J 28 TN, James H 9 TN, John W 6 TN, Joshua 3 TN, Archie 5/12 (Jan 1870) TN, Ringi Young 62 knitting TN
Dist 11, page 192b, house 10 Burrus Tyson 24, L Perina (PRYOR) 25 TN, Sallie J 2 TN, Mathilda Fields housekeeper 49, Sallie M W Fields 11 at school. B P Pryor married B B Tyson in Obion Co., TN on 23 Dec 1867. She is likely the P. Pryor in John Pryor's household in Obion Co. on the 1860 Census. Perina and her husband Benjamin Tyson are on the 1880 Census in Fulton Co., KY).

1872 Marriage - M E PRYOR (bride) married R M Phillips (groom) on 22 Oct 1871
(Robert Phillips and Margaret Pryor Phillips are on the 1880 Census)


1872 Marriage - Sarah C PRYOR (bride) married W M Reynolds (groom) on 5 May 1872  

1880 Census Obion Co., TN
Dist. 6, page 48D, house 432 William Regan 45 TN, Barbara (PRYOR) 37 wife TN TN TN, Ellen 17 dau TN, John 14 son TN, William 8 son TN, Thomas 5 son TN, Beula 5/12 born Feb. dau TN.
Dist. 6, page 87c, house 25/25 Nancy PRYOR 51 keeps boarding house TN NC NC, Alice 15 daughter TN TN TN, Thomas Kinney 30 boarder "section hand on RR" OH Ire Ire, William Nelson 30 boarder "section hand on RR" TN TN TN
Dist 6, page 108b, Troy Twp, house 414 Robert Phillips 34 TN TN NC, Margaret (PRYOR) 27 TN TN TN, John P 7 son TN, Jessie D 5 son TN, Nancy L 3 dau TN (M E Pryer married R M Phillips on 22 Oct 1871 in Obion County)
Dist 6, page 110a, Troy Twp, house 435 (Henry Ned Pryor) Edward PRYER 48 farmer TN TN TN, Sallie 40 wife TN TN TN, James son 20 TN, John 17 son TN, Joshua 15 TN, Archie 12 TN, Laura 10 daughter TN, Mattie 8 dau TN, Edward 1 son TN (Edward is Henry "Ned" Pryor, son of Henry Pryor and Elizabeth Pate)
Dist 6 page 87c, house 22/22 John Kinney 28 section boss RR, OH Ire Ire, Sarah (PRYOR) 22 TN TN TN, Norah, 4 daughter TN, Elizabeth 2 daughter TN, Thomas 11/12 Feb 1880 son TN (Sarah Pryor is possibly the daughter of Nancy Pryor. She is on the 1870 census in her household)

1880 - 1880 Records in Weakley County of Mary Arabella Pryor wife of Charles Emmerson Kilgolre. Delayed birth records for they're children state Mary was from Obion County.

1900 Census Obion Co., TN
Dist. 6, page 73b, house 32 James PRYOR Oct. 1860 39 md. 17 yrs, TN TN TN, Elizabeth wife Jan 1860 40, 7 children/6 living TN TN SC, Maude dau Dec. 1883 16 TN, Sallie dau Nov. 1885 14 TN, Florence dau Sept. 1887 12 TN, Lester son Aug. 1890 9 TN, Lela dau Mar 1894 6 TN. (Henry Pryor>Henry Pryor>James H Pryor)
Dist 6 page 76b, house 97 Frank Bittick Aug 1854 45yrs, md 27 yrs, TN TN TN farmer, Rosana (PRYOR) wife Oct 1855 44 yrs. TN TN TN, Lizzie dau Jan 1883 17 TN, Bessie dau Sept 1885 14 TN, Birdie dau May 1888 12 TN, Isaac T son Feb 1891 9 TN, Arley son Jul 1898 1 TN. (Delayed birth record of Bessie Lee Bittick states her mother was Rose Ann Pryor born in TN)
Dist 9, page 141b, house 212 Harris Johnson Jan 1874 26 TN TN TN, Laura (PRYOR) May 1873 27 TN TN TN, Elsey dau Dec 1895 4 TN, Madaline dau Feb 1899 1 TN (Madaline Johnson's birth record states her mother was Laura Belle Pryor of Obion County. Laura is probably the daugher of Henry Edward "Ned" Pryor)

1930 Census Obion Co., TN
CD#6, ED#10, page 1A, Trenton Road, house 3 Lester J. PRYOR 38 (21) TN TN TN, Ruth wife 38 (21) TN TN TN, James V. son 16 TN, Harry M. son 11 TN, Rebecca dau 9 TN, Dorothy dau 6 TN.
CD#8, ED#10, page 3A, house 29 Jobe B. PRYOR 48 (30) TN US US, Lillie P. wife 55 (37) TN TN TN, Thomas J. Wright lodger 30 single TN TN TN. (Henry Pryor>Henry Pryor>Jobe Bell Pryor)
CD#15, ED#24, page 2A, 7th St., house 34 John W. PRYOR 66 (26) news dealer/news stand TN TN TN, Nannie wife 67 (20) VA VA VA

1940 Census Obion Co., TN
House 139 John W PRYOR 76 TN, Nannie J wife 77 VA



Records from Overton County, TN

Overton County formed 12 Sept. 1806 out of Jackson County lands

1820 Census Overton Co., TN
Line 25, William PRYOR 300001-2101
1 male over 45 yo (born 1775 or before)
3 males under 10 yo (all born abt 1810 or afterwards)
2 females under 10 yo
1 female 10 yo to 16 yo.
1 female 26 yo to 45 yo (born 1775-1794) (wife, Spicy was born 1790)
(William Pryor married Spicy Taylor in Campbell Co., VA. Spicy was a sister of Massie Pryor who married John Pryor and settled in Sumner Co., TN. In 1820 Wiliam Pryor was on same census page as Joseph Taylor, Abraham Van Hooser, John Wilson, Stokley Hill, Joseph Garrett, Abraham Winningham, Joseph Poor, Jacob Cox, William Ferrell, James Lee, John Christian, Solomon Alred)

1829 Deed -
Deed Book F, page 176. Bill of sale to William Chilton Jr. Names the heirs of Edmund Taylor, dec'd, of Virginia: Chesley Taylor, Spicy (Taylor) Pryor and husband William Pryor, Massey (Taylor) Pryor and husband John Pryor, John Taylor, Hezekiah Taylor, David Taylor, Pleasant Taylor, Polly Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, and Edward's wife Elizabeth Taylor. Deed was for the sale of a negro woman to Chilton. in 5 Feb 1827. Witnesses: Eliza Garrett Jr., Joel Parriss, Samuel G Claborn. (William Pryor served in the War of 1812 in a TN unit with Joel Parrish)

1829 Deed -
Deed Book F, page 177. Sold land on Obed River, 150 acres, to William Chilton Jr. Names all the Taylor heirs as above. Indenture date 5 February 1827.

1830 Census Overton Co., TN.
Page 178A, Line 10 Joel Parrish
Page 178A, Line 17 William PRYOR males 22200001 - females 1001001 William Pryor & Spicy Taylor. On the same page: Levi Flowers, Thomas Flowers, Joshua Garrett, David Garrott, Joshua Garrett Sr., Henry Young, John Huddleston, William Huddleston, Leonard Huddleston, Joel Parrish, Benjamin Flowers, Archibald Story)
Page 178A, Line 18 Loderick Garrett 0001- 1001 (husband of Wm & Spicy's daughter Mary Pryor)
Page178A, Line 28 William Chilton, 0000000001 - 00000001 (Chilton sold land to the Pryors' Taylor in laws and sued them in Sumner Co.)

Page 190A James PRIOR 200001 - 11001 (same page: Isaac Nations, Samuel Nelson, James Robbins, William Savage.)
Page 191A Hezekiah Taylor 210001 - 22001 (same page Robert Savage, Moses Taylor, Joseph Taylor Sr., Ruben Taylor)
Page 194A Jeremiah England 1101001 - 101101 (Jeremiah England is on the 1850 Census in Jackson Co., TN)
Page 205A Jesse PRIOR 000000001 - 00102001 (Jesse is the last entry on page 205, on the next page is Levi Robbins, Charles Nealy, Elija Garrett, John Tays)



1834 Land Deed
- Elizabeth Taylor, of Sumner Co.., of Tenn...for $200.00 sells and convey to Elijah Garrett the undivided interest of a tract of land...in Overton Co.,on Obed's River where William PRYOR now lives and formerly owned by the heirs of Edmond Taylor & now owned by the, said Elizabeth (Taylor) and Spicy Taylor, wife of William Pryor, as tennants in common. The tract was 150 acres.Witness: Pleasant Taylor and Willy Dickerson. Reg. Aug. 8, 1834 (this record helps to pin-down the year of death for William Pryor-- he died between 1834 and the 1840 Census.)

1836 Tax List of Overton Co., TN
District No. 1 Jeremiah England
District No. 6 Stephen Mayfield - (In 1840 involved in criminal assault case with John PRIOR)
District No. 6, James PRIOR
District No 11 William PRYOR and Overton PRYOR

1837 Estate,William B. Churning dec'd, Rachel Chourning adm. Money due to the following:
Roland Flowers due 1 Jan 1837
Overton PRYOR due 26 Apr. 1837
Hezekiah Taylor Jan 1832 (Brother of Spicy and Massie Taylor Pryor)
J.H. Storie, Overton PRYOR and Elijah Garrett $9.45 

1837 Tax List of Overton Co., TN
District No. 1 Jeremiah England
District No. 6, James PRIOR
District No. 11, William PRYOR and Overton PRYOR

1840 Census Overton Co., TN
page 25a
Creed Garrett 221001 - 201101 (Stephen Garrett & Louisa Bernard>Joshua Garrett>Creed Taylor Garrett)
Levi Robbins 102001 - 120001
Page 30A
Judy Hummel 12-0000101
(On the previous page is James, Arthur & Presley Robbins. On the following page are several Garretts and Huddlestons. Juda Hummel is living with Anna Pryor on the 1850 Census)
Page 32A
Spicy PRYOR 0011 - 0110001
Males: 1- 10 to 14, 1- 15 to 19
Females: 1- 5 to 9, 1- 10 to 14, 1- 40 to 49
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Spicy Taylor, widow of William Pryor)
Overton PRYOR 20001 - 00001
Males: 2 under 5, 1- 20 to 29
Females: 1- 20 to 29
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Spicy & William Pryor>Overton md Patsy Flowers)
Loderick Garrett 21001 - 10101
(Married to Mary PRYOR daughter of William & Spicy Taylor Pryor)
(Also on this page are Henry Young, Joseph Brown, John Huddleston Jr., Joseph Garrett Sr. and Joseph Garrett Jr., Elijah Garrett Jr., Adam Winningham)
Page 42A
James PRYOR 131001 - 101101
Males: 1 under 5, 3 - 5 to 9, 1 - 10 to 14. 1- 30 to 39
Females 1 under 5, 1 - 10 to 14, 1 - 15 to 19, 1 - 30 to 39
(On same page is Solomon McGhee Sr. 312000001-010001, father in law of Juda Pryor McGhee, and Adam Deck and Moses Taylor.)

Indictment for Assault and Battery, Overton Co. 1840
The State vs. Stephen Mayfield for the assault of JOHN PRIOR. October Term of the circuit court 1840. $75 file and costs of the prosecution. Prosecuted by William Callom, Attorney General.
State of Tennessee, Overton County, October Term of the circuit court eighteen hundred and forty. The grand jurors for the State of Tennessee elected, e.? service and charged to enquire for the body of the county of Overton in the State Aforesaid upon them oath present and Stephen Mayfield yeoman upon the first day of September 1840 with force and .? In the county of Overton in the State of Tennessee in and upon JOHN PRIOR in the peace of God and our said State then and there being an assault did make and ----? The said JOHN PRIOR did then and there beat? Bruise? Wound and ill treat and other wrongs and injuries to the said JOHN PRIOR then and there did to his ---? Damage in contempt of the law of the land and against the peace and dignity of the State. William Cullom, Attorney General. JOHN PRIOR, prosecutor, witness sworn in open court and sent before the grand jury to give evidence in behalf of the State aforesaid this bill of indictment. October 28th 1840. James Harrison, foreman of the Grand Jury.

13 Nov 1846 Estate Sale of Enid Huddleston, Levi and Roland Flowers buyers.  (Edward Pryor, son of Wm and Spicy Pryor was living near a Roland Flowers in Clinton Co., KY in 1850)


27 Jul 1849 Estate Sale of Joseph Bates, Hezekiah Taylor purchased 2 lots of shoemaker tools, 1 lot barrels, 1 large kettle, William Richardson also made a purchase (Hezekiah Taylor, brother to Spicy and Massa Taylor Pryor.  William Richardson may be kin of Hezekiah's wife Margaret Richardson?)

15 Aug 1850 Estate - Andrew Boswell dec'd, note due to Pleasant Taylor, Isaac Stockton and Eddy Paul: $100.91 (Pleasant Taylor, brother of Spicy Taylor Pryor and Massa Taylor Pryor or is this the Pleasant Taylor who was in Fentress Co.?)

1850 Census Overton Co., TN
Dist 1
Page 34b, house 462 Austin England 29 TN, Jane 33 GA, Jeremiah 11 TN, Elizabeth 18 TN, James 8 TN, Robert 5 TN, George 5 TN.
(John Austin England was the son of Jeremiah England Sr. and his first wife Polly. Austin married Margaret Nelson and they divorced in Overton Co. Margaret and their son Mayhew England are living with the Nelsons in Jackson Co., TN in 1850. Mayhew went to Iron Co., Mo with Pryors from Jackson Co.)
Dist 2
House 723 Robert Nelson 21 TN, Jane 21 VA, Joseph 3, Frances 1
(From "Ozark Heritage", Volume III, 1994. Dent County Historical Society...William Marion Nelson was born 10 May 1848 in Highland, Jackson Co., TN. He was the son of Robert Nelson and Nancy Jane Pryor. His older brother was Joseph born 24 Dec. 1844, also known as "Barney" Joe Nelson from his residence on Barney Creek in Dent County. Jane Pryor Nelson and sons Solomon and John are on the 1870 Census in Webster Co., KY)
House 757 Spicy PRYOR 60 VA, Chesley 23 TN, Phereba 21, James 4
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor> Spicy & William Pryor md. Aug 18 1809 in Campbell Co., VA)
Dist. 6
House 668 Nancy PRYOR 40 TN, Juda 24, John 18, William Pryor 15, Logan 13, Ellinder 10, James 8, Pleasant 5, Melvina Wilson 27, Martha 1 (Nancy's husband is believed to have been a James Pryor. There is a James Pryor on the 1840 Census of Overton Co. He is reported deceased in Overton Co. County Court Minutes in early 1844)
Dist 7
House 159 John TAYLOR 32 TN, Mary 23, Thomas 6, James 4, Paulina 3, Julian 1
House 161 Moses TAYLOR 62 a wheelwright NY, Mary 56, James 17, Wesley 13,
House 163 Jeremiah TAYLOR 44 a miller TN, Charlotte 39 KY, Benjamin 18, Joseph 16, Tennessee 16, Lewis 10, Jeremiah Jr. 8, Susan 4, John 1
House 164 Gray Patrick 26 TN, Elizabeth 22 IL, Benjamin 4, John 1, Pheba TAYLOR 67 NY
House 165 Reuben TAYLOR 60 NY, Nancy 50, Jane 29, Hester 28, Harriet 24, Joshua 22, Catharine 20, John 18, Nancy 16, George 14, Francis 14, William 11, Mary 8
House 166 Elijah TAYLOR 32 TN, Susan 27, JAmes 8, Anna 6, William 4, Sarah 2, Joshua 4/12
House 176 Joseph TAYLOR 45 TN, Armatage 42, Catherine 26, Lorenzo 22, Washington 16, Martin 14, Mary 11, Armitage 8, James 6, Phereba 2
House 182 Simeon TAYLOR 55 blacksmith TN, Jane 45, Mary 23, Minerva 16, Elizabeth 14, Joseph 13, Sarah 11, Moses 9, Simeon 6, John 1
Dist 8
House 295 John B Dial 63 VA, Nancy 44 VA, Jacob 18 TN, Ruth 15 TN, Flemming 13 TN, John 10 TN, Thomas 8 TN (Nancy Dial and daughter Ruth with her husband William H. Pryor are on the 1860 Census in Dist 7 of Overton County, TN. John Dial, age 72 was on the 1860 Census in Dallas Co., TX with Flemming, John and Thomas)
Dist 10
House 274 Judy Hummel 52 VA, John 18, William 15, David 12, Anna PRYOR 74 VA
(Judah Hummel died in 1896 and is buried in Dennis Cemetery)
House 296 Jane Dial 46 NC, Ruth 17 TN , William 15 TN Ruth Dial married a William H. Pryor
House 318 Joseph Garrett Sr. 67 VA, Juda 62 VA, Josiah 20 TN, John 13 TN, Jasper 7 TN, Juda 6 TN
(Joseph Garrett Sr. is named in an 1849 Gift Deed between Jonathan Pryor, son of Spicy Taylor and William Pryor, to his son William E. Pryor)
Dist 11
House 147 Hezekiah TAYLOR 57 VA, Elizabeth 50 VA, Maggy 26, Lucinda 25, Polly 19, John 22, Hezekiah 14, Lavina 10, James 4 (Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Hezekiah)
House 165 Loderick Garrett 40 VA, Mary <PRYOR> 40 VA, Polly 20, Calvin 18, William 16, Marion 14, Sarah 12, Jackson 10, Laura 8, Juda 6, Creed 4. (Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor> Spicy Taylor and William Pryor>Mary Pryor & Loderick Garrett)
House 167 Overton PRYOR 35 VA, Patsy 35 TN, Anthony 13, Jackson 10, Catherine 8, Samuel 6, Lucy 4, Sarah 2, Judy 2/12.
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor> Spicy Taylor and William Pryor>Overton Pryor & Patsy/Martha Flowers)
House 188 Levi Robins 44 TN, Ann 44 TN, James 22, Sarah 20, Helina 17, Betty 10, Wilburn 7. (Researcher John German has posted notes on the Internet that he believes Ann to be Ann PRYOR)
House 192 George Smith 22 TN, Nancy 21 TN, Milton 1 TN.
House 193 John W. Smith 27 TN, Sarah (PRYOR) 32 TN, Anyis 6 TN, Emalisa 5 TN, Logan 4 TN, Monah 2 TN
House 208 Samuel TAYLOR 25 TN, Manervy 17, Martha 8/12 (Samuel relationship to other Taylor familes is unknown)
Dist. 12
House 3 John Garrett 32 TN, Martha <TAYLOR> 30 VA, Elizabeth 8, Mary 6, Isaac 4, John 2, Hezekiah 9/12 (Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Hezekiah>Martha)
House 4 Thomas Garrett 30 TN, Melvina 25, Lucinda 7, Catherine 5, Elizabeth 3, Harriet 4/12. (Thomas' 2nd wife was Ellen PRYOR, first wife Melvina Angel)

1860 Census Overton Co., TN
Dist 2
House 1178 A.C.Davis 29, Elizabeth 29, Paralee 6, Josephine 5, Barlett A. 3, Andrew P.1. John F.PRIOR 9.(John F Prior is on the 1880 Census in Larue Co., KY. Researcher on Genealogy.com posted query in 1999 stating that John Franklin Pryor born in Jackson Co., TN, died April 1890 in KY and was married to Sarah Frances Thurman born May 20, 1848, died Jan. 18, 1917 in McLean Co., KY. This family is on the 1900 and 1910 Census in McLean Co.)
House 1187 Solomon McGehee 32 TN, Juda ( PRYOR) 34 TN, Nancy J 7, Samuel 2, Ellen PRIOR 19 (Juda and Ellen/Ellender are sisters. Their mother is Nancy on the 1850 Overton Co. census)
House 1201 Henry Cleek 51, Linda (Tittsworth) 48 TN, Henry 26 TN, Thomas 19 TN, Liburn 17 TN, Lucy 15 TN, Samuel 13 TN, Margaret 12 TN, Emily 9 TN, Latisha 6 TN, Prucilla 1 TN (Jesse Tittsworth brother of Malinda married Nancy Pryor in Pike Co., IL. Nanc Pryor was from Sullivan Co., TN)
House 1220 James F. Weaver 30, Mary Weaver 22, Margaret 2, Pleasant PRIOR 15, William Garner 6, Mary Curtis 14 (Pleasant is a brother of Juda and Ellen/Ellender. Mother is Nancy on the 1850 Overton Co. census)
House 1225 Martha Wilson 47 SC, John 20 TN, Margaret 19 TN, Alexander 18 TN, Overton 15 TN, Thomas 13 TN, Richard 11 TN, Nancy E. 10 TN, Martha J. 8 TN, Melvina Malone 24 TN, Alzada F. Malone 5/12 TN.
House 1226 Laurence Matthews 52 TN and family, including William Matthews 29 farmer TN. (William Matthews by 1870 married Mary Williams Engler and became the stepfather of her son Jefferson Engler. Jefferson Engler married Mary Ellen Pryor who was a half sister of Chesley Malone. Mary Ellen Pryor Engler lived in Carroll Co., AR in the early 1900 near the children of James and Nancy Pryor who were found living here in Dist. 2 of Overton Co.)
House 1320 Melvina Wilson 41 weaver TN, Martha 11 TN
(Melvina was counted in the house of Nancy PRYOR in 1850. Malvina and Martha are on the 1870 Census in Overton Co., TN.)
House 1340
W. H. Wilson 27, Manerva 27, Eliza 7, James 5, Mary 3, Martha 8/12, John PRIOR 27
(John is a brother of Juda and Ellen/Ellender. Mother is Nancy on the 1850 Overton Co. census)
Dist. 5
5th Dist., Oakhill PO, page 194, house 1726 James J. Brown 53 GA, Martha 44 TN, Ruben M. 23 TN, Nancy Martin 5 TN, Calvin PRIOR 16 farm laborer born TN (Is he the Edward Pryor who was living with Simon Huddleston in 1870?)
Dist. 6
House 140 Harvey Malone 58 NC, Margaret 30 NC, Candis 26 NC, Joel 19 VA, James M. 16 TN, Louisa A 14 TN, Porter A. 8 TN, Cordelia 5 TN
(Candis Malone married John Pryor, son of Nancy and brother to Juda, Ellen/Ellender, Pleasant, etc.)
House 204 Kennedy Lee 42, Malissa 37, Tennesse 19, Anna A 17, Josiah 15, Martha 15, John 11, Rebecca 9, Sarah 3, James PRIOR 18 TN, Martha Maxwell 56. (James is a brother of Juda and Ellen/Ellender. Mother is Nancy on the 1850 Overton Co. census)
House 206 William PRYOR 23 TN, Martha J. 24, Pleasant A 3, James M. 2, Nancy E 1 (William is a brother of Juda and Ellen/Ellender. Mother is Nancy on the 1850 Overton Co. census. William married Martha J. Malone.)
Dist 7
House 935 Juda ( PRYOR) Humble 60 VA, John 26 TN, William 24 TN
(Unknown Pryor & Anna>Juda. Death record of John McDonald Hummel states his father was William Hutson Hummel and his mother was Julie Pryor)
House 1016 William PRYOR 23 TN, Ruth 22 TN, James 6, Frances 3, John 9/12. (William H. Pryor and wife Ruth Dial)
House 1014 Jane Dial 60 weaver TN (Mother of Ruth Dial Pryor)
Dist 11
House 299 Hezekiah TAYLOR 62 VA, Margaret 24 VA, James 15, Sumner R. (Robert) 6/12.
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Hezekiah & Margaret Richardson----this was Hezekiah's third marriage)
House 302 Hezekiah TAYLOR 25 TN, Sarah 24 Tn, Leann 1
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Hezekiah Taylor & Elizabeth>Hezekiah & Sarah)
House 401 John TAYLOR 31 TN, Harriet 23 TN, Isabell 5, Clamania 3, Marietta 1
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Hezekiah Taylor & Elizabeth>John H. Taylor & Harriet Brown)
House 407 David Garrett 62 VA, Catherine 42, James 20, Mary 20, Emily 18, Clay 16, Thomas 14, Tilman 12, Joel 10, Millard F. 8, Sherod K. 4, Robert 2
(There are many Garrett families in Dist. 11. While it is suspected that Elizabeth Taylor, the mother of Hezekiah, Spicey, Massa, etc was a Garrett, I have chosen not to document the Garrett line here. In 1829 Elizabeth and her children were involved in a lawsuit filed in Sumner Co. David Garrett testified that Elizabeth Taylor was his aunt and that the Taylors and Garretts were related.)
Dist 12
House 460 Allen PRIOR 23 TN, Elizabeth 32, Arkasas 2 (female)
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>William & Spicy Pryor>Overton & Patsy Pryor>Anthony Allen Pryor & Elizabeth Wilkerson)
House 480 Overton PRIOR 45 TN, Martha 46, Henry 21, Catherine 18, Samuel 16, Lucy 15, Sarah 12, Julia 6, Alvin 4, Albert 4... noted on census that they are twins. (Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>William & Spicy Pryor>Overton Pryor & Martha "Patsy" Flowers)
House 503 Roland Flowers 32 TN, Jane 32, Elizabeth 12, Jane 10, John 10, James 6, Millard 3, Sarah 1 (Roland Flowers and wife Jane Mullins. Jane's parents, James and Matilda, are in house 501)
House 549 Edmond PRIOR 46 TN
(Edmund/Edward Pryor is named with Overton Pryor in Overton Co., TN County Court Minutes; they were order to maintain the roads around their property. It is speculated that Edmund is another son of Spicy and William Pryor and Overton's brother. In 1860 Edmund's wife Eliza and children were living with the Gunther family--- see previous webpage. This Edmund Pryor was living in Clinton Co., KY at the time of the 1850 Census).
House 559 Chesley PRIOR 30 Susan 35, Parker 9, Levander 6
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>William & Spicy Pryor>Chesley Pryor & Susan A. Young)
House 561 Loderick Garrett 50, Mary ( PRIOR) 45, William 19, Marion 17, Sarah 15, Lavina 13, Jackson 11, Juda 9, Creed 7, Clementine 5
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>William & Spicy Pryor>Mary Pryor and Loderick Garrett)
House 567 Simon N. Huddleston 25, Feriba 28, Sophrona 4, Robert 1, Edward PRIOR 27 Farm Laborer. (Who is this Edward PRYOR? Is he related to Edward Pryor and wife Eliza Knight who were living near the Huddlestons in Clinton Co., KY in 1850? Feriba's maiden name is Phereba Harrison)
House 599 L. D. TAYLOR 34, Sarah A. 28, George 7, James 5, Jane 3
(Joseph N. Taylor & Catherine VanDyke> Joseph Taylor> Lorenzo Dow Taylor & Sarah Ann Johnson)

1869 Marriage - John Pryor to Miss Parilee Pritchett on 4 Aug 1869

1870 Census Overton Co., TN
Dist 2- Livingston

House 13 W. J. Matthews 39 Tn, Mary , Mary 11, Jefferson 7, Agnes 5, Martha 2. (William Jasper Matthews and wife Mary "Polly" Williams b. 3/25/1837 in Washington Co., IL, Mary's daughter Mary Tabitha Engler born 11/21/1858, Mary's son Jefferson Engler).
House 68 Malina Willson 46 TN, Martha 22 TN. (Malvina Wilson is on the 1850 Census in the household of Nancy, widow of James Pryor)
Dist 6
House 97 Cannady Lee 52 TN, Martha 36 TN, Tennessee 22, Sarah 14, Malissy 6, McDaniel PRIOR 13, Nancy PRIOR 11, John P. PRIOR 9, Hardy PRIOR 6, Evaline Lee 4, Thomas Lee 2, George W. 3/12, Martha McField 66 domestic servant. (Martha Malone Pryor Lee is the widow of William Pryor, Nancy's son and brother of James and Pleasant)
House 123 James PRIAR 25, Sarah 20, Mary E. 1
(Both James and Pleasant are children of Nancy Pryor who was on the 1850 Census. James Pryor and wife Sarah Stewart.)
House 138 Pleasant PRIOR 25, Mary C. 25, Sarah J. 6, Lucy E. 4, Margaret 1 (Both James and Pleasant are children of Nancy Pryor who was on the 1850 Census. Pleasant and wife Mary C. Stewart)
Dist 7

House 42 John M. Humble 38 TN, William C. 8, Judy 71 VA
(Unknown Pryor & Anna>Juda PRYOR & Unknown Hummel/Humble>John M. Humble)
Dist. 8 - Mt. Pisgah
House 1
William Humble 35 farmer $500/$400 TN, Harriet 35 TN
(Unknown Pryor & Anna>Juda PRYOR & Unknown Hummel/Humble>William Humble)
Dist. 11

House 124 Hezekiah TAYLOR 70, Margaret 35, Robert 10, William L. 8, Andrew 6, Wiley 4, Lydia A. 2 (Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Hezekiah Taylor and wife Margaret Richardson)
Dist 12
House 4 Overton PRIOR 55 TN, Martha 54, Samuel 25, Lucinda 23, Sarah 22, Juda A. 21, Simeon 18, Alvin 16, Albert 16 (Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Spicy Taylor & William Pryor> Overton Pryor)
Dist 13 - Livingston & Mt. Pisgah
House 9
William H. PRYOR 37 farmer $500/$150 TN, Ruth 39 TN, James 17 TN (James C. Dial), George 15 TN, Nancy J. 13 TN, John R. 11 TN, William M. 5 TN, Robert M. 2 TN, Jane Dial 69 NC.
Dist. 15

House 34 Creed Garrett 27, Julie Ann 27, Mary E. 10, Malinda 8, Juda V. 3, Marion J. 5/12. (Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Spicy Taylor & William Pryor> Mary Pryor & Loderick Garrett>Creed Garrett and wife Julie Ann Beaty)
House 39 Mary J. ( PRYOR) Garrett 56 VA, Sarah 26, Lavina 22, Juda 20, Clementine 18. (Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Spicy Taylor & William Pryor> Mary Pryor & Loderick Garrett)
House 49 Thomas Garrett 53, Amanda M. (Angel) 45, Mary 28, Elizabeth 22, Harriet 20, Millard F. 18, Elijah 15, Henry 12, Hayden B. 11, Tilman 8, Amanda J. 6, Caroline 4, James T. 2, Savannah 3/12 (Thomas Garrett later married Ellen Pryor)
House 51 Edward PRYOR 50 TN, Eliza 45, Elizabeth 15, Melissa E. 13
(Edward is possibly a son of William and Spicey Pryor. He is the same Edward Pryor who was in Clinton Co., KY in 1850. Eliza and her children were living with William Gunter and family in Fentress Co. in 1860 and Edward was living alone in Overton Co.)
House 66 Sarah TAYLOR 32, Malinda 13, Vina 11, William G. 1, Louisa 1. (Who was Sarah's husband?)

1880 Census Overton Co., TN
Dist 2
House 196 William Matthews 48 TN, Mary 46 IL, Agnes 13 IL, Martha 11 TN, Sarah 7 TN, Willie (f) 4 TN (William Matthews and wife Mary "Polly" Williams from Washington Co., IL)
House 197 Calvin Wilson 25, Mary 22 , William 4 (Calvin Wilson and Mary Tabitha Engler)
House 198 Jefferson Engler 19 IL ? IL, Ellen (PRYOR) 19 wife TN TN TN
(Mary Ellen Pryor was the daughter of John Pryor and Mary/Candis Malone. It is believed that her father was the son of Nancy Pryor, his brothers were James and Pleasant Pryor in District 6)
House 297 John TAYLOR 60 TN VA NC, Lavina 54 NC NC NC wife, Catherine 19 dau, John 13 son, Luverna 10 dau
House 306 Chesley Malone 28, Amanda 20 wife, Franklin 2 (Step-brother of Mary Ellen PRYOR in house 198, Chesley submitted Guion Miller Application (evidence of Cherokee heritage).
House 309 William TAYLOR 25 TN TN TN, Amanda 21, John 7, Alta 2
Dist. 6
House 87 Canada Lee 63 TN NC TN, Martha 48 TN TN TN, Tennessee dau 30 TN, Sarah dau 27 TN, Malissa dau 16 TN, Emma dau 14 TN, Thomas son 12 TN, George W. son 8, John P. PRIOR gr-son 18 TN, Hardy P. PRIOR gr-son 15 TN, Sarah Lee 2 gr-dau TN TN TN, Martha Maxwell 67 mother in law TN NC NC
(Canada or Kennedy Lee married Martha Malone, widow of William Pryor. Tennessee, Sarah and Malissa are from Lee's first marriage. Emma, Thomas, and George are from the marriage of Kennedy and Martha. John and Hardy are Martha's son from her marriage to William Pryor. Martha Maxwell is Lee's mother in law from his first marriage to Malissa Maxwell).
House 159 Creed Garrett 71 VA VA VA, Maria (PRYOR) 71 VA VA VA
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Spicy Taylor & William Pryor>Mary Pryor & Loderick Garrett>Creed)
House 220 John PRYOR 50 KY KY KY, Katie 40 TN TN TN, Eliza F. 9 TN, Henry L. 6 TN
House 222 Martha Wilson 68 SC NC SC, John 40 son AL TN SC, Overton 36 son TN, Jane 28 dau TN
House 224 James PRYOR 35 TN TN TN, Sarah M. wife 29 TN TN TN, Mary E. 11 TN, William H. 8 TN, Julia 7 TN, James S. 5 TN, Cora A. 3 TN, Ava W. 2 (James? Pryor& Nancy>James Pryor & Sarah Melissa Stewart)
House 305 Please PRIOR 36 TN TN NC (manager of County Poor House), Mary C. 37 TN TN TN wife, Sarah J. 18 dau TN, Lucy E. 15 dau TN, Margaret A. 12 dau TN, Nannie 9 dau TN, Robert R. 7 son TN, James C. son 4 TN, John L. 2 son TN, Mary Ann 15 sister-in-law TN, Polly Stewart 60 mother-in-law TN (James? Pryor& Nancy>Pleasant Pryor & Mary Catherine Stewart)
Dist. 7
House 15 E. H. Chowning 50 head and family, John PRYOR 20 Servant TN TN TN
Dist 11, The village of Monroe
House 127 Edward PRYRE 56 divorced TN VA VA, Ellen 22 dau TN, William F. Lacy 1 grandson TN
(Spicy & William Pryor>Edward Pryor & Eliza Knight>Ellen Pryor. Ellen married AJ Lacy and had one son known as Ferris Lacy. Later Ellen married Thomas Garrett. Edward is probably the son of William and Spicy Pryor and Overton's brother)
House 128 Simeon PRYRE 25 TN VA TN, Amanda 29 wife, Luann 3 dau, Margaret L. 1 dau.
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Spicy Taylor & William Pryor>Overton>Simeon)
House 142 Thomas Garrett 55 TN VA VA, Telitha A 55, Sarah E 17, Alvin C. 14, George 13, Ida W. 2 grand-daughter.
House 157 Harriet TAYLOR 44 TN NC NC, John 9, Porter 7, Malica Davis 27 servant
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Hezekiah Taylor>John H. Taylor & Harriet Brown)
House 196 Newton Crawford 46 carpenter TN NC TN, Arabell 38 wife TN TN TN, Sarah J. dau 16 TN, Mary M. dau 15 TN, David M. son 13 TN, Steven W. son 9 TN, Lenora dau 7 TN, Henry S. son 2 TN, Winfield Smith step-son 13 TN TN TN (Sarah Crawford married John Pryor on Aug. 6, 1880 in Overton Co.TN)
Dist 12
House 202 Jas. L. Lacy 35 TN TN TN, Ellen 39 TN NC NC, Manda 13 dau, Jno. 9 son, Parris (Farris?) 6 son, D. 3 son.
House 204 Thomas Garrett 35, Nancy 23, Jacob 5, Porter 3, Peter 2, Jno. A. Jan. 1880
House 210 H. TAYLOR 80 VA VA VA, Margaret 39 TN VA VA, Robert 20, William 18, Andrew 16, Wiley 13, L. A 12 , LA. 9, D. 6 , John 4
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Hezekiah Taylor and wife Margaret Richardson, daughters Lector Ann (L.A. 12) and Lady Ann L.A. 9, daughter Demaris 6)
House 211 A. Garrett 30, Sarah 30, Ann 6, L. 7 (f), James 5, William 2, July 2, E. J. Garrett 68 mother, July C. Garrett 28 sister. (Abraham Garrett age 30. E. J. Pendarvis Garrett mother)
House 212 Mary (PRYOR) Garrett 67 VA VA VA, Sallie 32, Vina 28, C. 23 (Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Spicy Taylor & William Pryor>Mary Pryor Garrett and daughter Clementine Garrett 23)
House 213 William Garrett 44, Nancy 36
House 218 L. PRIOR 47 (female) Divorced TN TN TN , Mary 18 dau, William 14 son, Tennessee 10 dau, M. 8 dau. (L. Pryor is probably Eliza Knight, wife of Edward Pryor. Her sister was Cyntha Knight who married Wilson Gunter. In 1860 Eliza and Edward were separated and she was living in the Wilson Gunter household. This Pryor and Edward Pryor list their marital status as "divorced")
House 219 Wilson Gunter 70 NC NC NC, S. wife 70 NC NC NC
House 226 Shadrick Garrett 70, C. (Catharine) 56, Jno. P. 22, J. 14, S. 12.
House 251 Chesley PRYOR 58 TN TN TN, S. 54, John 21, C. 19 dau, McHenry 6 gr-son (Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Spicy Taylor & William Pryor>Chesley & wife Susan Young)
House 267 Thomas Garrett 62, V. A. 55, T. 18, M. J. 15, C. M. 13, Jas. T. 11, Celina 9, L. 7 gr-son (V. A. is Malvina Angel)
Dist. 13
House 49 Overton PRIOR 66 VA VA VA, Martha wife 66 TN VA VA, Lucy dau 35 TN, J. M. gr-son 7 TN
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Spicy Taylor & William Pryor>Overton Pryor & Martha Flowers)
House 50 A. C. PRIOR 25 TN TN TN, Luverna wife 24 TN TN TN, William G. A. son 5 TN, Martha dau 3 TN, Anthony son 1 TN.
(Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>Spicy Taylor & William Pryor>Overton Pryor & Martha Flowers>Alvin C. Pryor & Luverna York)

1900 Census Overton Co., TN
Dist 6, ED#49

House 36 L (Lorenzo) Thomas Carr 8/1856 43 TN TN TN, Nancy C (PRYOR) wife 3/1859 41 TN TN TN, Benjamin F son 2/1880 19 TN, W B son 2/1883 17 TN, M Ednie dau 12/1885 14 TN, O Lee son 5/1886 12 TN, Lockey A dau 7/1890 9 TN, Ollie dau 11/1894 5 TN, Shirley son 7/1897 2, Mahala mother 6/1835 64 widow TN TN TN. (Ollie Minnie Thomas filed a delated birth certificate in 1958 stating her ather was Lorenzo and mother was Nancy C. Pryor. James & Nancy Pryor>William Pryor & Martha Jane Malone>Nancy C. Pryor)
House 89 James S. PRIOR 9/1874, 25 TN TN TN, Buella wife 10/1875, 24 TN TN TN, Hubert son 8/1897, 2 TN (James & Nancy Pryor>James J. Pryor>James Sidney Pryor)
House 91 William H. PRIOR 3/1864, 36 TN ?? ??, Malissa wife (no birth info entered), TN ?? TN, Lilla M dau 3/1888, 12 TN, Martha E. 4/1889, 11 TN, James E. 11/1890 9 TN, Cora A. 2/1893 7 TN, Dawson K. 8/1895 5 TN (James & Nancy Pryor>William Pryor & Martha Malone>William H. Pryor)
House 106 William G Reed 5/1868, 32 md 8 years TN,TN,TN farmer, Eliza F (PRYOR) Dec 1870, 29 2 ch/2 liv TN TN TN, John A Reed Nov 1892, 7 TN TN TN. William E Reed Mar 1896 age 4 TN TN TN, Kitty PRYOR mother-in-law Feb 1837 age 63 Wid. 2 ch/1 liv TN TN TN (James? & Nancy Pryor>John Pryor & Kitty Rector>Eliza F. Pryor & William Reed)
House 119 James J. PRYOR ??/1840, 60 TN TN TN, Margaret wife 1/1840, 60 TN TN VA, Jefferson M. son 3/1882, 18 single TN, Eliza A. Carr sis-in-law 9/1834 65 single TN TN VA. (James & Nancy Pryor>James J. Pryor. Margaret applied for a Confederate widow's pension #W4387)
House 120 William H. PRYOR 10/1870, 29 TN TN TN, Martha M. 12/1869, 30 TN TN TN, Ridley son 2/1898 TN, Sinnie dau 2/1900 TN. (James & Nancy Pryor>James J. Pryor>William H. Pryor)
Dist. 7, ED#
51
Page 268a, house 3/3 James C. Dial 8/1853, md. 36 years TN TN TN and family.
(James C. Dial a son of Rutha Dial, raised by her and her husband William H. Pryor)
Page 268a, house 5/5 William E. White and family, including daughter Nancy C. White 2/1889 8 TN TN TN (Nancy Cooksie White married William Colm Pryor)
Page 272a, house 82/82 William H. PRYOR, 2/1834, 66 TN TN TN; Ruth 8/1833, 66, md. 43 years with 5 children/4 living children, TN TN TN; Wilburn C.., son, 10/1865 34 ,TN TN TN ;Eddy E.. g-son, 7/1895, 5, TN TN TN. (Parents of William H. Pryor are unknown. Edward Calvin Pryor living with family is son of daughter of William H and Rutha: Alice Pryor)
Page 278b, house 197 John Sells 49 and family... John PRYOR lodger 3/1879 21 TN TN TN (Possibly John Anderson Pryor. More research is needed in that Social Security Death Index states his birth date as Oct. 1879)
Dist. 11. ED#55, page 307B

House 20 Samuel Smith 5/1854 TN VA KY, Elizabeth 5/1854 TN VA VA, Jake F. 2/1881 TN, Robert E. L. 2/1883 TN, Millard V. 2/1883 TN, Dillard T. 1/1887 TN, Sarah E. 2/1889 TN, Rosetta C. 3/1891 TN, Flosie J. 7/1893 TN, Mary E. 12/1895 TN, Edward PRIOR 5/1829 TN VA VA (Speculated line: Edmund Taylor>Spicy Taylor Pryor>Edward Pryor>Samantha Elizabeth Pryor Smith)

1910 Census Overton Co., TN
ED#58, Dist. 1

House 219 William H. PRYOR 45 md 3 yrs TN TN TN, Lila E. wife 30 (1/1) TN VA TN, Lillie M. dau 22 TN, Martha E. dau 21 TN, James E. son 19 TN, Henson M. son 15 TN, Alex C. son 10 TN, William son 2 TN. (Nancy & James Pryor>William Pryor & Martha Malone>William Hardy Pryor and 2nd wife Lilia)
House 457 Elbert Burnett and family... Cora A. PRYOR servant 17 TN. (Daughter of William Hardy Pryor. Cora married Sam Burnett)
ED#60, Dist. 3
House 15 P. C. Hollars 75 TN TN TN, Permelia? wife 75 TN TN TN (10/7), Martha PRIOR dau 42 md 15 yrs (7/6) TN, William H. son-in-law 39 TN, Ridley gr-son 12 TN, Sinnie 10 gr-dau 10 TN, Robbie gr-son 8 TN, Cora gr-dau 8 TN, Sarah gr-dau 5 TN, John R. gr-son 2 TN. (James? & Nancy Pryor>James & Sarah Melissa Stewart>Wm H. Pryor & Martha Hollars)
Livingston, ED#65
House 82 William M. Story 85 md 19 years TN TN TN, Nancy C. (PRYOR) wife 48 4children/3living TN TN TN, Susie D. dau. 16 TN, Cora E. dau. 14 TN, Jesse R. son 11 TN, Chesley PRYOR father in law 82 widow TN TN VA, John Bailey boarder 28 KY KY KY. (Edmund & Elizabeth Taylor>William Pryor and Spicy Taylor>Chesley Pryor>Nancy Clementine Pryor Story)
Dist. 6

House 217 David T. Carr 46, md2, 11 yrs, TN TN TN. Cora (PRYOR) 32, md1, 4 children/3 living TN TN TN. Effie G. dau. 7 TN, John T. son 4 TN. James G. son 2 TN. (James & Nancy Pryor>James Pryor & Sarah Melissa Stewart>Cora Alice Pryor. John Thomas Carr died 1995- his California death record lists mother's maiden name as Pryor)
House 218
Margaret PRYOR 69 TN TN TN, Eliza Carr sister 74 TN TN TN
(James? & Nancy Pryor>James... Margaret is the widow and second wife of James Pryor b. 1842)
House 219 Sidney PRYOR 35, Bula ?4, Hubert 13, Edward 8
(James? & Nancy Pryor>James & Sarah Melissa Stewart>James Sidney Stanton Pryor)
House 220 Jefferson PRYOR 28 TN, Ida 28 TN.
(James? & Nancy Pryor>James & Sarah Melissa Stewart>Jefferson McKinley Pryor b. 3/30/1882)
ED#66, Dist. 7
House 64/67 Mary PRYOR, 27, widow, TN TN KY. Farmer
Maggie 11 dau TN KY TN, Martha 4 dau TN TN TN, Ella 1 11/12 dau TN TN TN
Eddie 15 grand son TN TN TN, Wilburn M. 44 step-son TN TN TN, Postmaster in Oakley TN.
(Mary is possibly the second wife of William H. Pryor who was married to Rutha Dial. Wilburn is a son of William H. and Rutha Pryor.)
House 93/96 Robert M. PRYOR 42 married, TN TN TN, Teacher in the public school
Martha J. wife 31, 4 children/3 living, TN TN TN, Ada E. dau. 9 TN, Nora B. dau. 7 TN, Rosa M. dau. 6/12 TN (William and Rutha Pryor>Robert Milton Pryor)
ED#67, Dist. 8 on Dry Hollow Rd.
House 25 Grider J. Looper and family... Minnie PRYER servant 15 TN TN TN.
ED#68, Dist. 9
House 108 Wint PRYOR 25 md 6 yrs. TN TN TN, Elizabeth 26 wife (2/2) TN TN TN, Bertha dau 4 TN, Parris D. son 2 TN, S---? Bilbrey sis-in-law 17 TN. (Wm & Spicy Pryor>Chesley Pryor>Charles Levander Pryor>Lewis Winfred Pryor and Elizabeth Bilbrey)
ED#71, Dist. 11 - Eastern Part
House 54/55 Colm PRYOR 26 TN TN TN, Cooksey wife 20 TN TN TN, md. 3 yrs., Callie M. dau 3 TN, Leslie C. son 1 1/2 TN.
(OCRC states Nancy Cooksie White was born 4 Nov. 1889, died 31 Aug. 1957. William Com Pryor was born 1883 and died 1965. Both are buried in Miller Cemetery. Also states that William is the son of William and Nancy Jane.)
House 175 Sam Smith 52, md 1, 9/6 children, TN US US, Elizabeth (Samantha E. PRYOR) wife, 50, md 1, TN US US, Sarah E. dau, 21 TN, Flora J. dau 16 TN, Mary O. dau 14 TN. (Spicy Pryor>Edward Pryor>Samantha E. Pryor)

1920 Census Overton Co., TN
Dist. 1
Page 8a, house 136 William Poteet and family... Kelly D. PRYOR 24 TN TN TN. (Kelly Dawson Pryor>William Hardy Pryor>William Pryor>James Pryor b. 1800-1810 and wife Nancy)
Page 9b, house 169 Elbert J. PRYOR 28 TN TN TN, Eliza J. wife 23 TN TN TN
Page 10b, house 187 Sam R. Burnett 32 TN TN TN, Cora A. (PRYOR) wife 26 TN TN TN, William C. son 8 TN, Nellie K. dau 6 TN, Leler G. dau 3 TN, Martha E. PRYOR sister in law 29 TN TN TN, Alex C. PRYOR brother in law 19 TN TN TN. (Cora, Martha and Alex were children of William Hardy Pryor).
Dist. 2
House 29 John T. TAYLOR 50 TN, Margaret L. 45, Hugh L. 14, Willie O. 9 dau.
House 31 William H. PRYOR 55 TN, Lila E. 40 wife, Lily M. 31 dau, Lizzie M. 30 dau, Bethel 11, Nora M. 9, Haskel 7, Lou E. 5 (James & Nancy PRYOR>William Pryor & Martha Jane Malone>William Hardy Pryor)
Dist 6
House 22 C. L. PRYOR 64 TN TN TN, Jane 49 wife, Maynard 15, Nora 9
(Edmund Taylor>Spicy Taylor & Wm Pryor>Chesley Pryorr>Charles Levander Pryor)
House 40 John Hart Jr. 53 TN TN TN, Minnie (PRYOR) wife 27 TN TN TN, Elsie Boatman step dau 8 TN TN TN (Minnie Pryor, daughter of Charles Levander Pryor)
House 72 David Carr 55 widow TN TN TN and family... Margaret PRYOR aunt 80 widow TN TN TN (James & Nancy PRYOR>James Pryor & Margaret Carr)
House 115 James S. PRYOR 45 TN TN TN, Breda 43, Raymond 13, Hazel
(Edmund Taylor>Spicy Taylor & Wm Pryor>Chesley Pryorr>Charles Levander Pryor>James Pryor)
House 126 Hubert PRYOR 22 TN TN TN, Ethel 19
(James & Nancy PRYOR>James Pryor & Sarah Melissa Stewart>James & Bula>Hubert)
House 155 William H. PRYOR 48 TN TN TN, Martha 52, Robert L. 18, Sarah J. 16, Cora M. 14, JP 12
(James & Nancy PRYOR>James Pryor & Sarah Melissa Stewart>William Henry Pryor)
House 262/263 W. Com PRYOR 35 TN TN TN, N. Cooksie wife 28 TN TN TN, Callie M. dau 12 TN, Leslie J. son 10 TN, Elbert C. son 3 10/12 TN, Carrie L. dau 1 1/12 TN.
(W. Com/Colm Pryor & wife Nancy Cooksie White)
Dist. 7
House 7 Willie Kendall 55 KY TN TN, Mary wife 31 KY KY KY, Ella May PRYOR st-dau 10 TN US KY, Willie Lee PRYOR st-son 8 TN US KY, Jewel PRYOR st-dau 6 TN TN KY
House 61 William C. PRYOR 54 TN (William H. Pryor & Rutha Dial>William C. Pryor)
House 62 Millard Richardson 17, Nora 16, Milton PRYOR 52 father in law TN TN TN, Martha 40, Clarice 18, Rosie 9, Charlie 6, Allie 4, Haggard 2, Margaret Regan 74 grandmother (Nora's grandmother... Margaret Garrett Regan. William H. Pryor & Rutha Dial>Robert Milton Pryor) (Allie Pryor died 9/17/1921 at aged 6 per Overton Co. Death Records).
House 146 James P. Dennis 57 TN TN TN, Martha wife 59 TN TN TN, John son 20 TN, Elva dau 15 TN, Lucy PRYOR dau 27 TN married, and 4 grand-children who have the last name Blum. (Lucy Pryor is the wife of Willie Joe Pryor. Married Oct. 1, 1918. Willie was the son of John William and "Tage" Pryor).
Dist 9
House 179 John PRYOR 66 TN TN TN, Mary 56 KY TN TN, William 25, James 22, Garfield 18
Dist 11
House 315 Robert E. Smith 38 TN TN TN, Samantha E.(PRYOR) mother 62 Divorced TN TN TN (Spicy Pryor>Edward Pryor>Samantha Pryor)
Dist. 12
House 86 Gib PRYOR 42, Ethel 34, Agnes 8, Maude 7, Minnie 5, Buster 3, Canel ?/12
<Is Gib related to William H. Pryor and Ruth Dial?>
House 37 Will Dial 30

1930 Census Overton Co., TN
Dist 1
House 12 Sam Burnett 43, Alba C. wife 37 (17) TN TN TN, their children and Lizzie PRYOR 41 sis-in-law, single TN TN TN, Kelly PRYOR bro-in-law, single TN TN TN. (James & Nancy Pryor>Wm Pryor & Martha Malone>William Hardy Pryor & Malissa Hammons>children: Kelly and Elizabeth Pryor)
House 68 W. Hardy PRYOR 68 (21) widow TN TN TN, Nora M. 19 TN, Louella 16 TN, Velma C. 8 TN
(James & Nancy Pryor>Wm Pryor & Martha Malone>William Hardy Pryor)
Dist 2
House 19 Bramblet H. Garrett 38 TN TN TN (17/18), Sallie wife 29 TN TN TN, Denton 17 TN, Whitman 15 TN, Delmer 12 TN, Almy ll TN, Walter PRYOR stepchild 18 TN TN TN.
(Spicy & WmPryor>Chesley Pryor>Parker Pryor>Porter Pryor & Sallie Garrett>Walter Pryor)
House 185 Thomas Price 31 TN and family, Herman PRYOR boarder 24 TN TN TN
(Spicy & Wm Pryor>Overton Pryor>Henry Jackson Pryor>James M. Pryor & Martha Shoemaker>Arthur H.)
House 187 Philip PRYOR 40 TN TN TN, Arzy 36 TN TN TN, Mary 17 TN, Minnie 15 TN, Hattie 13 TN, Ruhle 10 TN, Arthur 8 TN, Leon 4 TN, Juanita 2 TN. (Spicy and William Pryor>Overton>Alvin>Philip)
Dist 8, CD#6 - eastern part
House 30 Com PRYOR 46 TN TN TN, Cooksie 39 TN TN TN (22/18), Callie 22 TN, Clyde 19 TN, Clarence 12 TN, Carrie L. 10 TN, Cordell 7 TN, Henry C. 5 TN, Carol E. 3/12 TN. (Com or Colm Pryor and wife Nancy Cooksie White... who were Com's parents?)
House 40/40 John PRYOR 50 TN TN TN, Mary F. 45 TN TN TN (21/16), Orbit 27 TN (John Anderson Pryor b. abt. 1880...who were his parents?)
Dist 9, CD#6 - western part
House 94 Overt PRYOR 53 TN TN TN, Cora 52 TN KY KY, (17/16), Mary 27 TN, Edgar 19 TN, Halie 16 TN, Mabel 14 TN. (Spicy and William Pryor>Overton>Alvin>Tilford Overton Pryor)
House 137 William PRYOR 58 TN TN TN, Martha 62 TN TN TN (30/34), Ridley grandson 10 TN TN TN
(James? Pryor and Nancy>James and Sarah M. Stewart>William Henry Pryor and Martha Hollars>Ridley b. Feb. 1898 md Minnie>Ridley Jr. b. 1919. Ridley Sr. & family are on the 1920 Census in Richmond Co., GA.)
House 178 Hubert PRYOR 32 TN TN TN, Ethel 29 TN TN TN (21/18), Harold 9 TN, Clara 6 TN.
(James? Pryor and Nancy>James and Sarah M. Stewart>James Sidney "Sid" Pryor>Hubert Pryor)

House 180 Mack PRYOR 46 TN TN TN widow (22), Hershell 16 TN.
(James? Pryor and Nancy>James and Sarah M. Stewart>Jefferson McKinley "Mack" Pryor)
House 181 Sid PRYOR 56 TN TN TN, Buelah 54 TN TN TN (22/21), Edward 23 TN, Hazel 14 TN
(James? Pryor and Nancy>James and Sarah M. Stewart>James Sidney "Sid" Pryor)
Dist 11
House 14 Una A. Cole 36 md. 24 TN TN TN, Mary E. (PRYOR) wife 28 md. 17 TN TN TN, Morgan J. son 12 TN, Carey M. dau 9 TN, Edith dau 7 TN, Morse son 5 TN, Marvin son 2 TN, Martha R. dau 2/12 TN (Una and Mary E. Pryor Cole and 7 of their children were killed in the May 1933 Tornado. Spicy & Wm Pryor>Over ton Pryor>Henry Jackson Pryor>James M. Pryor & Martha Shoemaker>Mary E. Pryor Cole)
House 42
David Flowers 42 TN TN TN, Kizzie or Lizzie 42 TN TN TN and their children, Lizzie PRYOR sis-in-law 10 TN TN TN
House 115 R.E. Smith 48 (27) TN TN TN, Nova wife 34 (18) TN TN TN, Proctor son 8 TN, Estelle dau 6 TN, Samantha E. (PRYOR) mother 70 TN TN TN. (Edward Pryor & Eliza Knight>Samantha Elizabeth Pryor, widow of Samuel Smith).
Dist 12
Sheet 4A, House 63 James Dial 76 TN TN TN, Mary L. 74 TN TN TN, Sam White brother 79 widow TN TN TN, Neurice son 30 TN
(James Dial was raised by William H. PRYOR and his wife Rutha Dial.)






 

 

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