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Pryor Records of Alameda County, CA

1866 CA Voter Registration –
Jeremiah PRYOR,
age 22, born MA, farmer, resided Brooklyn
Jeremiah PRYOR, age 26, born MO, farmer, resided Brooklyn

1909 Marriage – Percy Church Pryor 25 and Florence B MacKinni 19, both residents of Oakland (Sausalito News, 9 Oct 1909)

Pryor Records of Amador County, CA

1870 Census Amador County
Page 352b, house 68, Ione City, J. Cummings 57 (male) miller and physician TN, Mary A Cummings 45 KY, Mary P Dorsey 70 KY, Quy Ah 31 laborer China (Mary Pryor Dorsey from Henry County, KY. Probably the Mary P Dorsey on the 1860 Census in Calaveras county, 1852 in San Joaquin county.)

1882 Travel – R. PRYOR of Amador, traveler to Los Angeles. (Los Angeles Herald, 30 Jul 1882)

1882 EstateJohanna PRYOR deceased. Husband Richard Pryor. Minor heirs Thomas Mugford 15, Susan Mugford 13, Johanna Mugford 10, Ellen Millie Mugford 5. G. Mugford, brother of John Mugford– G. was former husband of Johanna.

1883 Marriage – John L Murphy to Amanda PRYOR on 19 Nov 1883 (Sacramento Daily Union, 22 Nov 1883)

1908 Death – Richard PRYOR, “many years a resident of this place”. (Amador Ledger, 5 Jun 1908)

1910 Death – In Jackson Twp., Richard PRYOR, age 53, a native of Cornwall, England (Amador Ledger, 25 Feb. 1910)

Pryor Records of Butte County, CA

1872 CA Voter Registration –
Jeremiah H PRYOR, age 31, born MO, resided Forbestown.

1886 CA Voter Registration –
Jeremiah PRYOR,
age 43, born MO, miner, resided Forbestown
Guilford PRYOR, age 25, born MN, carpenter, resided Chico

1896 CA Voter Registration –
Jeremiah PRYOR, miner, age 54, 5′ 8″, fair, blue eyes, gray hair, born MO, resided Berry Creek

1908 Death – Richard PRYOR age 64, a native of England, died in the I. O. O. F. No. 31 home. His wife and a son are interred in the Amador Cemetery.(Amador is in Yuba, Co., CA- Death noticed published in Amador Ledger, 5 June 1908)

1919 Will – John Pryor age 50 (born about 1869). Names wife Sarah, father Charles H Pryor, sister Mary Thomas, nephew and stepson John Charles Pryor.

Pryor Records of Calaveras County, CA

1852 CA State Census, Calaveras Co.
Jos. PRYOR 25 miner ENG ENG, Pris. 24 ENG ENG, Jos. H. 1 CA, A. PRYOR male 30 ENG ENG. (Joseph Pryor and family are on the 1860 Census in Shasta Co.)

1860 Census Calaveras County, CA
Campo Seco, Township 4, page 301 Chas B Dorsey 66 farmer KY, Mary P Dorsey 65 KY, Alvah Underwood 51 farm laborer NY (Mary Pryor Dorsey is on the 1852 Census in San Joaquin county and in 1870 in Amador County)

1878 – Will of Mary Pryor Dorsey proved in Calaveras county. Will states her deceased husband was Charles S. Dorsey.

Pryor Records of Colusa County, CA

1880 Census Colusa Co., CA
Spring Valley page 467D (this looks like housing for farm labor)… William PRYOR 29 VA TN VA, Frank D. PRYOR 21 VA TN VA, Charles PRYOR 19 VA TN VA, Robert A. PRYOR 27 VA TN VA, Benjamin PRYOR 25 VA TN VA. (William, Robert, & Benjamin are sons of Benjamin Pryor who appears on the 1850 & 1860 Census in Henrico Co., VA)
Freshwater page 482A Sarah Clark 48 MO NC NC, Thomas Smith 23 son MO MO NC, Mary E. Smith (PRYOR) dau-in-law 23 VA TN VA, Rowena PRYOR 1 VA VA VA, Frances PRYOR 60 “other” widow VA VA VA (Frances Clark Pryor is the mother of Mary E. Pryor Smith  and the Pryor men counted in Spring Valley)

1900 Census Colusa Co., CA
Maxwell Twp., page 69b, house 160 William M. PRYOR Sept. 1850 49 VA TN VA, Margaret D. wife (md. 9 yrs) (3 children/2 living) Germany Germany Germany, John G. son Nov 1891 8 CA, Irene D. B. dau Apr. 1895 5 CA
Maxwell Twp., page 70a, house 162
, Benj. P. PRYOR Jan 1855 45 VA TN VA, Cora L. wife Dec. 1863 36 (md. 15 yrs) (6 children/4 living) MO VA MO, Edna A. dau Nov. 1885 14 CA, Frances S. dau Feb. 1887 13 CA, Roger E. son Feb. 1891 9 CA, Jean dau May 1897 3 CA
Maxwell Twp., page 70a, house 163, Frank B. PRYOR Oct. 1858 41 VA TN VA, Clara W. wife Nov. 1862 37 (md. 12 yrs) (6 children/6 living) Eng Eng Eng, Mary G. dau Aug 1888 11 CA, Thomas W. son Jan 1890 10 CA, Robert P. son Dec. 1891 8 CA, Clara R. dau Aug. 1893 6 CA, Francis B. son Apr. 1895 5 CA, Alice V. dau Oct. 1898 1 CA. (Robert P. Pryor b. 1891, died 10/26/1962 in Colusa Co.)
Maxwell Twp., page 70a, house 169, Robert PRYOR Sept. 1852 47 widow VA TN VA, Rowena dau Sept. 1878 21 VA VA VA, Fannie B. (nee Clark) mother Nov. 1820 79 (6 children/6 living VA VA VA, Mary E. (PRYOR) Smith sister Jan 1847 53 widow (6 children/5 living) VA TN VA, Percy L. nephew Nov. 1881 18 CA MO VA, Frank P. nephew May 1884 16 CA. Marion E. nephew Oct. 1886 13 CA, Harrel B. nephew May 1884 16 CA, Mary niece Jun 1889 10 CA (Rowena Pryor above is recorded as a teacher in the CTA Journal of 1907)

1910 Census, Colusa Co., CA
Maxwell Twp., page 192B, 152/152 Benjamin P. PRYOR 55 (md. 25 yrs.) VA VA VA farmer/stock raising, Cora wife 46 (8 children/6 living) MO VA MO, Edna A. dau 24 CA, Frances S. dau 23 CA, Rodger E. son 19 CA, Jean C. dau 13 CA, Benjamin P. son 9 CA, ??? son 3 CA. (Benjamin Pryor & Frances Clark>Benjamin P. Pryor)
Maxwell Twp., page 192B, 153/153  William M. PRYOR 59 (md. 19 yrs) VA TN VA, Margaret D. wife 39 (5 children/4 living) Germany Germany Germany, John G. son 18 CA, Ione D. B. dau 13 CA, Gretta R. dau 7 CA, Owen son 5 CA.

1920 Census Colusa Co., CA
Williams Twp., page Charles E. PRYOR 50 VA TN VA, Ada M. wife 50 KS MO MO, Charles Y. son 12 CA, Florence A. dau 10 CA, Esther A. dau 8 CA. (Florence A. Pryor born in Calusa Co., in 1910, Robin Pryor born 1913 in Calusa Co., mother’s maiden name Brown)