Rhode Island

Pryor Records of Bristol Co., RI

1850 Census Bristol Co., RI
-house 122 Prudence Barton 54 RI, Betsey 30 RI, Thomas J 22 housewright RI, Charles PRIOR 35 cooper MD, Celia PRIOR 25 RI, John W. PRIOR 2 RI

Pryor Records of Kent Co., RI

1820 Census Warwick, Kent Co., RI
Line 15, Horice PRIOR (Horace Prior?) 0001102001

Pryor Records of Newport Co., RI

1774 Colonial CensusWilliam PRIOR – 3 males over 16, 6 males under 16. 2 females above 16, 1 female under 16. 1 black.

1818 – Joseph B. PRIOR of Baltimore, MD wrote to Adjutant General trying to obtain a death certificate for his brother James PRIOR. His letter states James was a cooper who was born in Newport, RI. James was in the 5th regiment under Capt. Uriah Opey and died in Williamsville. (Joseph started writing in 1815, so it’s likely James enlisted for the War of 1812)

1820 Census Newport Co., RI
Line 24, William PRIOR 000111001110002

Records of Providence Co., RI

1850 Census, Providence Co., RI
Page 190a, house 158 Horace PRIOR 61 CT, Orra 55 RI, Harriet 30 RI, Simon Knap 24 laborer RI
Page 190a, house 159 William K PRIOR 32 farmer RI, Catharine 20 RI, Chester L 2 RI, Sarah J 1/12 RI

1867 Estate – Horace PRIOR, deceased. William H. PRIOR applied to pay debts. Names Orra Prior and Nehemiah R. Knight as surety.

1877 Will – Orra PRIOR of Cranston, daughter Harriet Prior named Executrix. Will recorded 29 November 1877

1878 Will – John PRIOR of Providence, sons James PRIOR, Andrew PRIOR, Julia A PRIOR. Wits George Howe, Wm Gallagher, Terrence Leddy. Will recorded 12 April 1878

1891 Will and Probate File – John Henry PRIOR, aged 47 died in New Hartford, CT on 27 March 1891. Nancie M PRIOR, executrix. Heirs, Nancie his wife, Eva J his daughter

1900 Census Providence Co., RI
Page 91a, house 157 Patrick J PRYOR Mar 1864 36 md 12, Ire Ire Ire immigated 1883. Rose wife Jan 1864 36 6 children/6 living Ire Ire. Margaret dau Sept 1888 11 RI. George son Nov 1890 9 RI. Mary A dau May 1892 8 RI. Helen R. Jan 1894 RI. Thomas S. son Feb 1896 4 RI, Francis J. son May 1898 2 RI.