Some Pryor Men Named in Obion County, TN Records

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Tennessee, Probate Court Books, 1795-1927
Obion County
Inventories, Settlements, Wills 1834-1844

State of Tennessee
Obion County
July Term 1835

William Andrew Administrator of the Estate of Enos Hay deceased Present the following Statement of his Administration of S. Estate to wit

No. 1 Paid to Benjamin Totten of note deed $16.40
2 Paid to Doctor N. L. Allen on Proven acct 5.00
3 Paid to Benjamin Totten on note 1.45
4 Paid to James N. Cullen on note V (viz) Interest 11.58
5 Paid to Lonsdale Walton due on note .88
6 Paid to Byrd Turner on note V (viz) Interest 8.47
7 Paid to THOMAS PRYER on Proven account 8.43
8 Paid to Joshua C Richmon Proven accout 2.50


Inventory of notes belonging to the Estate of A. Linn Dec’d–

… One note on HENRY PRIAR Due the 25th of Decr. 1835— 6.00


State of Tennessee
Obion County

Know all men by these presents that we HENRY PRYOR all of the County of Obion and State of Tennessee are held and firmly bound unto Newton Cannon Governor of the State for the time between and his successors in the Penal Sum of ….. dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made we bind our selves our  heir s executors administrators and assigns jointly and Severally firmly by these presents. Sealed with our Seals and dated this 4th day of April 1835—

The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bound  Henry Pryor administration of all and singular the goods and chattels lands and Tenements of MATTHEW YOUNG Deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and Singular the goods & chattels Eights & credits of Said Matthew Young Dec’d which have or shall come to the hands or possession or Knowledge of him the Said Henry Pryor or into the hands or possession of any other person or persons and for him and the same so made do exhibit or cause to be exhibited to the County Court when orders for administration passed within ninety days after the date of these presents and the Same goods chattels and credit and all other goods chattels and credits of the Said deceased at the time of his death or which at any time after Shall come to his hands or possession of the Said Henry Pryor or into the hand or possession of any other person for him well and truly administrator according to Law and further do make or cause to be made a true and perfect account of his said administration within two years after the date of this presents and all the rest and residue of the said goods chattels and credits which Shall be found remaining upon the said administrator’s account the same first being examined by the court and allowed of by the county court. Shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons respectfully to whom the same shall be d…,  unto pursuant to the true intent and meaning of the act of assembly in such cases made and provided.  An d if it shall appear than any last will and Testament was made y the deceased and the Executor or Executors therein named do Exhibit the same into court making request to have it allowed and approved accordingly. if the said Henry Pryor be thereunto requested do render and deliver the said letters of administration approbation of such Testaments being first had and made in the said court then this obligation to be Void and of no Effect, or otherwise to remain in full force and Virtue.

Henry Pryor

Abraham Enloe

Jos. S. Enloe


The amount of Property of the Estate of Matthew Young Dec’d amounted to fifty eight dollars and 18 cents—H. Prior, administrator



Account of the estate of George H. Long
1 Log chain purchased by Henry Pryor
2 saws purchased by Henry Pryor