John Pryor and Mrs. Sarah Pryor Teachers in Lynchburg VA

I came across two references to a Mrs. Sarah Pryor and John Pryor (son, husband, father, brother?) who taught in the early 1800’s in Lynchburg.

1814 Lynchburg – John and Sarah Pryor, Lynchburg Female Academy [Lynchburg Press, 5 May and 15 September 1814]. In addition to needlework, Mrs. Pryor taught “the arts of drawing, painting…”
Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts. Pub. 1990

“John and Sarah Pryor had a female school”
— Lynchburg and Its People by William Asbury Christian

Category: Tennessee Pryors