A Pryor Name from McNairy County, TN

While I was searching for Huddleston and Pryor connections I found an obituary that may be of interest. I was able to confirm that the family of William Pryor Huddleston was in McNairy Co., TN in 1840 and in Independence Co., AR in 1850.

Mrs. Rachel Miranda Huddleston widow of Mr J P Jones, fell sweetly on sleep Friday evening at 6:30 o’clock, March 19, 1915, at her home in West Batesville, at the ripe age of 74 years and 19 days.

She was born at Woodville, McNairy County, Tennessee, February 28, 1841, and came to Batesville December, 1849, with her parents, William Pryorand Sallie Hodges Huddleston.

Batesville Daily Guard, 22 march 1915

The obituary also states her brother was named James Pryor Huddleston.

A second obituary for Mrs Mary Elizabeth Ball also states she was a daughter of the same parents and also a sibling of James Pryor Huddleston (published Batesville Daily Guard, 24 Dec 1915.)

William P Huddleston was counted as a head of household in Independence county, AR in 1850. He was born about 1810 in TN and his daughters Rachel and

Category: Tennessee Pryors