INDIANA RECORD EXTRACTIONS

The following are RECORD EXTRACTIONS of Pryor families. Counties that contain a TN Pryor are featured in red font.


Records from Cass County, Indiana

1840 Census Cass Co., IN
Richard PRYOR 10001-00011

1850 Census Cass Co., IN
Richard PRYOR 40 farmer PA, Jane 22 PA, Horace 14 IN, Daniel E. 6 IN, Emma 2 IN, John George 26 PA, Hellen Shaw 7 IN

Records from Dearborn County, Indiana

1820 Cenus Dearborn Co., IN
Lafery Twp. Census in Alpha Order
Allen PRIER 00001 - 201 (oldest male 26 to 45, born 1775 - 1794)
Joseph PRIER 20001 - 101 (oldest male 26 to 45, born 1775 - 1794)
(Joseph and Allen are probably the same men in Decatur Co., IN. Researcher on Ancestry.com has posted that Allen and Joseph are sons of Nicholas Pryor of Amherst Co., VA)

1822 Land Grant - Joseph PRIOR and Allen PRIOR of Dearborn on 27 Feb 1822 at the Brookville land office.

1846 Military - abt.1846 3rd Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Company K formed during Mexican War. Moses Pryor of Dearborn County mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill, discharged Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate

1850 Census Dearborn Co., IN
Laughery Twp., page 438a, Hamilton PRYOR 34 KY, Eliza Ann 23 NY, Mary L. 6 OH, Matilda? 4 OH, Annabel 2 OH, David 4/12 IN, Martin Clark 14 OH

Records from Decatur County, Indiana

1820 Settlement - Joseph PRYOR and Allen PRYOR settled in Washington Twp. (History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions) (Joseph and Allen are possibly the same men in Dearborn Co., IN)

1822 Jury - Allen PRYOR served on grand jury on 7 Oct 1822 (History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions)

1823 Land Grant - William Hendrickson and Joseph PRIOR of Decatur County on 26 Jul 1823

1828 Petition - Allen PRIOR "and others" petitioned for a change in doing county business on 15 Jan 1828 (Journal of the House of Representatives of The State of Indiana, published 1828. Google Books)

1830 IN House of Representatives - "The engrossed bill for the relief of Joseph PRIOR, security of John Parks collector of Dectur county.(Journal of the House of Representatives of The State of Indiana, published 1830. Google Books)

1830 Census Decatur Co., IN
Page 377, line 2: Joseph PRIOR 0101001 - 111001 (oldest male 40 to 49 years old, born 1781-1790)
Page 395, line 1: Allen PRIOR 130002 (oldest males 30-39) - 212101 (oldest female 30-39)

1839 Marriage - Susannah McKay married William Pryor on 16 May 1839. (They are on the 1850 Census in Miami Co., IN)

1840 Census Decatur Co., IN
Jackson Twp.
Adam Petree (neighbors Childress, Shafter, Stafford, Grason) 01220001-0100001
(Adam Petree and wife Lucy Pryor are on the 1820 and 1830 census in Franklin Co., IN)

1850 Census Decatur Co., IN
Jackson Twp., page 126a, house 44 Adam Petre (Petrie) 60 broom maker NC, Lucy (PRYOR) 58 VA, Andrew J 21 IN, Sarah Burns 15 IN (Adam Petrie married Lucy Pryor on 29 Feb 1812 in Surry Co., NC, bondsman was Abner Pryor)
Jackson Twp., page 126b, house 45 Prior M. Petre 30 farmer IN, Polly 31, OH, John T. 6 IN, James 3 IN
Jackson Twp., page 126a, house 46 Joseph G. 34 IN, Elizabeth 31 VA, David P 11 IN, Martha C. 3, IN
Marion Twp., page 204 John PRIER 44 farmer KY, Susan 41 KY, Thomas G. 17 IN, James D. 15 KY, Nancy J 13 KY, Anne 11 KY, Sally 9 KY, Mary 8 IN, Ellen 7 IN, Hiram 5 IN, William C. P. 3 IN, John F 9/12 IN.

1860 Census Decatur Co., IN
Jackson Twp., page 897, house 118 Jackson Petree 31 IN, Elizabeth 25 IN, John W. 8 IN, Lucy E. 6 IN, Margaret 1 IN, Lucy 68, VA, John Barnes 12 IN
Jackson Twp., page 897, house 119 Lucy D Petree (PRYOR) 68 VA, John Barnes 12 IN (Lucy Pryor Petree died in 1866)

Records from Delaware County, Indiana

1820 Census Delaware Co., IN
PRYOR Brown page 25, oldest male 18 to 25 years.

1850 Census Delaware Co., IN
Liberty Twp., House 265 Anderson R East 47 farmer VA, Mary 42 VA, Elizabeth M 20 VA, James H 18 OH, David C 11 OH, Adaline 15 IN, Crockett 12 IN, William 10 IN, Caroline 8 IN, Anderson R. 3 IN, Thomas S. 1 IN, Thomas PRIOR 40 laborer VA.

Records from Floyd County, Indiana


1850 Census Floyd Co., IN
Page 646, house 359/414 John A. PRYOR 69 carpenter VA, Mary 56 VA, Emma 17 IN (1917 KY death record for Emily Pryor Caltin states she was born 12/10/1832 in IND and her parents were John A.(Alexander) Pryor and Mary Cole, both of VA. Emma/Emily died in Hardin Co., KY)
Page 646, house 359/415 John PRYOR 25 blacksmith IN, Mary 20 Germany, Theodore 3/12 IN.

1860 Census Floyd Co., IN
New Albany, 6th ward, house 772 James PRYOR 28 carpenter IL, Ann M. 28 TN, Martha A. 6 KY, Charley H. 2 IN, William W. 4/12 IN.

1870 Census Floyd Co., IN
1st Ward New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, page 278, house 546 Blaine Marshel 52 superintendant RR PA, Mary J 47 IN, Margueritte A 25 IN, Blaine 23 RR conductor IN, John 21 IN, Mary B. 14 IN, Addison 11 IN, Mary PRYOR 76 without occupation VA

Records from Franklin County, Indiana

1820 Census Franklin Co., IN
Adam Petre 4000100001
Jacob Petre 02110111001

1830 Census Franklin Co., IN
Adam Petree 521101-000001 (Adam Petrie and wife Lucy Pryor are on the 1840 Census in Decatur Co., IN)
Sally Petree no males - 001100001 (oldest female born 1760-1770)

Records from Grant County, Indiana

1850 Census, Grant Co., IN
Richland Twp., page 216a, house 170 John PRIOR 35 VA, Adaline 28 KY, Josephine 9 IN, William 7 IN, Moses 5 IN, Margaret 3 IN, John 2 IN, Joseph 2/12 IN. (1860 in Miami Co., IN)

Records from Hamilton County, Indiana

1850 Census, Hamilton Co., IN
Noblesville Twp., page 165a, house 70 Samuel (or Simon/Simeon-- poor copy) PRYOR 62 KY, Sarah 58 VA
Noblesville Twp., page 165a, house 72 George PRYOR OH, Elizabeth IN, Franklin 9 IN, Ula 5 IN, Montgomery 1 IN.

1870 Census, Hamilton Co., IN

Noblesville Twp., page 152A, House 281
Benjamin Davis 60 PA, Mary D. (PRYOR) 22 TN.
House 282/289
John L. or T. PRYOR 29 farm hand TN, Mary A. 26 IN, Dora Critty? 2 IN
House 284/291 William PRYOR 41 farmer TN, Martha M. 42 TN, William R. 18 TN, Berry B. 16 TN, James H. 14 TN, Sarah E. 12 TN, Allen J. 10 TN, Martha L. 10 TN, Stephen P. 7 TN, William Davis 22 farm hand IN. (This family is on the 1850-1860 Census in Lawrence Co., TN. Mary Dicy Pryor Davis is a daughter of William John Pryor and Martha M. Brashears.)
Page 151b,House 275, Nathan Davis farmer 24 IN, Susan A. (PRYOR) 20 TN, William J. 2 IN, Benjamin J. 8/12 IN. (Susan A. Pryor, daughter of William and Martha, married Nathan Davis April 19, 1867 in Hamilton Co., IN)

1880 Census Hamilton Co., IN
Adams Twp. Page 348C James Coyner and family... Allen PRYER 19 TN TN TN Farm Laborer. (Wm Pryor & Martha M. Brashears of Lawrence Co., TN>Allen Pryor)
Noblesville Twp. Page 427C W. R. PRYOR 28 TN TN TN broom maker, Anna wife 28 IN IL PA, Minnie B. dau 5 IN, Martha dau 2 IN, Stephen PRYOR brother 16 TN TN TN works on farm. (Wm Pryor & Martha M. Brashears of Lawrence Co., TN>Wm. Riley Pryor and wife Anna)

1900 Census, Hamilton Co., IN

Clay, sheet 12b, house 278 Stephen PRYOR Sept. 1864 35 md. 14 TN TN TN butcher, Emma wife Nov. 1868 31 7 children/4 living IN NC NC, Carl son Oct. 1892 7 IN, Claude son May 1894 6 IN, Tennessee dau ?? 1896 4 IN, Walter son Oct. 1899 7/12 IN (In 1910 Stephen Pryor's family was in Hardeman Co., IN)
Delaware Twp., sheet 1b, house 20/21 Mary Alexander Aug 1847 52 widow TN TN TN, Wm PRYOR (William Pryor) father May 1829 71 widow TN KY KY
Noblesville, page 183A, house 145/152 Living in household of Samuel Ware, farmer 50, IA IN OH... Riley PRYOR Mar 1852 48 TN TN TN boarder, Anna Sept. 1851 48 ?? IL PA, Annie May 1875 25 Divorced IN, Rosa Jun 1879 20 IN, George Dec. 1890 9 IN, Lewis May 1896 4 IN. (Wm Pryor & Martha M. Brashears of Lawrence Co., TN>Wm. Riley Pryor and wife Anna)
Noblesville, page 216B, 38/465 James H. PRYOR May 1855 45 md. 18 TN TN TN, Cora wife Jan 1862 38 4 children/4 living IN IN IN, Lora dau Jun 1883 16 IN, Rolla son Nov. 1885 14 IN, Ottie son Apr. 1888 12 IN, Halsie dau Jun. 1890 9 IN, Kate niece Jun. 1885 15 IN TN IN. (Wm Pryor & Martha M. Brashears of Lawrence Co., TN>James H. Pryor James and wife Cora are on the 1930 Census in Marion Co., IN)

1910 Census, Hamilton Co., IN
Noblesville, page 179A, house 159 Mary D. Thomas (PRYOR?) 62 widow (4 children/0 living TN TN TN farmer, Wm. R. PRYOR brother 58 (md. 35 yrs.) TN TN TN broom maker, Anna sister in law 58 (8 children/7 living) IN IN IN, Lewis nephew 15 IN TN TN.
(Wm Pryor & Martha M. Brashears of Lawrence Co., TN>Mary Dicey Pryor Davis Thomas and brother Wm. Riley Pryor)
Washington Twp., page 246B, house 284/288 Joseph A. PRYOR Sept. 1849 40 md. 2yrs TN TN TN , Lizzie M. wife Aug. 1860 39 4 children/4 living IN OH IN, Franklin Davis step son Aug 1886 13 IN IN IN, Ellen Pryor dau Dec. 1891 8 TN TN TN, Lester E. son Apr. 1893 7 IN TN TN, Mary L. dau Aug. 1898 1 IN TN IN. (Wm Pryor & Martha M. Brashears of Lawrence Co., TN>Allen J."Joseph" Pryor and wife Lizzie)
Clay Twp., page 57B, house 278/279
Stephen PRYOR Sept. 1864 35 md. 14 yrs. TN TN TN, Emma wife ??? 1868 31 7 children/4 living IN NC NC, Carl son Oct. 1892 7 IN, Claude son 1894 6 IN, Tennessee dau ??? 1896 4 IN (Wm Pryor & Martha M. Brashears of Lawrence Co., TN>Stephen Pryor)

1930 Census, Hamilton Co., IN
Washington Twp., page 248 Robert PRYOR 36 (31) butcher TN IN TN, Edna wife 36 (31) TN TN TN, William King stepson 15 TN TN TN, Gladys Miller? sister in law 19 single TN TN TN, Mary Earl aunt widow 80 IN TN TN.


Records from Henry County, Indiana

1820 Land Grant - Westley PRIOR purchased land in Indianapolis

1830 Henry Co., IN
Westley PRIOR 201001 - 021001 (oldest male 30-39 yrs., born 1791-1800) (This is probably the Wesley Pryor who married Hannah See in Henry Co., IA. Westley Pryor was on the 1820 Census in Wayne Co., IN. Wesley is on the 1840 Census in Henry Co., IA)
John See 1000001 - 20001
George See 2121001 - 0111
David Lee? 4121001 - 011101



Records from Howard County, Indiana

1880 Census, Howard County, IN
Centre Twp., page 433c, house 102/105 Joseph PRIOR 49 farmer IN VA VA. Mary 83 mother VA VA VA, Margaret 54 sister IN VA VA.
Centre Twp., page 433c, house 102/105 Wm PRIOR (William Prior) 60 farmer VA VA VA. Francina dau 23 IN VA VA. Milo 17 son IN. Jackson 14 son IN. George 1 grandson IN IN IN

Records from Jefferson County, Indiana

1816 Tax List Jefferson Co., IN
John A. PRYOR (John Alexander Pryor, son of John Pryor and Mary Vaughn)
Nicholas PRIOR (Nicholas Pryor, son of John Pryor and Mary Vaughn)

1820 Census Jefferson Co., IN

Nicholas M. PRYOR 00001 - 201

Records from Jennings County, Indiana

1850 Census Jennings Co., IN
House 104, Daniel Latimore 46 US Postmaster NC, Martha (PRYOR) 46 KY, Isabel C. 17 IN, Alexander W. 16 carpenter IN, Finley A. 14 IN, Walter O. 7 IN, Mary A. 10 IN, Daniel E. 4 IN, Susan Clark 33 KY. (Martha Pryor is the daughter of John Alexander Pryor Jr. b. Amelia Co., VA)

Records from Knox County, Indiana

1792 Agreement - Signed by A. Prior (Abner Prior) at Vincennes. Articles of Agreement with the Wabash Indians, 14 Mar 1792.

1920 Census Knox Co., IN
Vincennes Twp., page 187b, house 20 W. Swatzel Ave. James Y Brown 48 KY KY KY miner coal mine, Adaline wife 38 IN IN IN, Jennings son 15 KY KY KY (Jennings Brown is the son of Vina Pryor, James Brown's first wife. The family is on the 1910 Census in Campbell Co., TN)

Records from Marion County, Indiana

1910 Census Marion Co., IN
Indianapolis Ward 10, page 111a, house 1417 ... living in boarding house: Laura E. PRYOR 48 widow 3 children, 2 living IN IN IN. (Despite recorded as widowed, Mrs. Pryor's husband is on the 1910 Census in Pulaski Co., AR. They were divorced).

1930 Census Marion Co., IN
Indianapolis page 200 James PRYOR 74 (24) "invalid" TN TN TN, Cora 68 (18) IN IN IN launderess. (James H. Pryor and wife Cora were on the 1900 Census in Hamilton Co., IN)

Records from Miami County, Indiana

1850 Census, Miami Co., IN
page 191b, house 1581 Wm PRIOR (William Prior) 30 IN, Susannah 31 IN, John 10 IN, Amazet 8 IN, B----? 5 IN, Mary 2 IN
page 192a, house 1586 Moses McKay 73 VA, Behethume 70 VA, Moses 20 IN
(Is this man related to Moses McKay who signed Petition Sundry Inhabitants South of French Broad (TN) in 1789. That Moses McKay signed next to Ezekel Ray (Rhea)

1860 Census , Miami Co., IN
Page 399 Harrison Twp., house 813 John PRYOR 45 VA, Adeline 39 KY, Josephine 19 IN, William 17 IN, Moses 15 IN, Margaret 13, John 12 IN, Joseph 10 IN, Behethelon 8 IN, Isabella 6 IN, Louisiana 4 IN, Mary 1 IN. (1850 in Grant Co., IN)
Harriston Twp, house 788 William PRYOR 40 IN, Susannah 40 IN, John F. 21 IN, Amazetta 18 IN, Bethelon 15 IN, Mary 12 IN, Elizabeth 8 IN, Francina 3 IN (William Pryor md Susannah McKay 16 May 1839 in Decatur Co., IN)
Clay Twp., house 709, Timothy PRYOR 22 OH, Lucina 23 OH, William 2 OH, Emma J. 8/12 IN.

1870 Census, Miami Co., IN
Harrison Twp., Page 81a, House 123 Joseph PRYOR 39 lumberman IN, Margaret 42 IN, Mary 74 VA. (Joseph and Mary Prior were in Howard Co., IN in 1880. Joseph and mother Mary Pryor were in Wabash Co., IN in 1860.)
Harrison Twp., page 78a, house 79 John Parks 42 IN... and family
Harrison Twp., page 78b, house 83 William PRIOR 47 keeping boarding house IN, Letitia 42 PA, Francine 12 IN, William 7 IN, Jackson 3 IN, Sarah C. 13 IN, John Cathcart 8 IN, Thomas 4 IN, Lou J. 1 IN, Margaret Prior 21 IN, Franklin Loy 24 IN, John Bigger 35 OH, Wiliam Barnnall 28 OH. (William Pryor was in Howard County, IN in 1880)
Harrison Twp., page 82a, house 141 John PRYOR 55 farmer VA, Josephine 29 IN, Moses 25 IN, Margaret 23 IN, John 21 IN, Joseph 19 IN, Bethelon 17 IN, Isabel 15 IN, Louisana 13 IN, Abraham 9 IN

Records from Montgomery County, Indiana

1850 Census, Montgomery Co., IN
Page 459b, House 1245, Nicholas M. PRIOR 55 KY, Lucinda 52 KY, Lucinda E. 17 IN, James 13 IN, Elvia C. 11 IN, Samantha E. 21, Joseph E. W. 18 KY, Thomas A. Bell 29 brickmaker AL, Kathryn? 27, Mary J 5, Sarah M 4, Lucinda C 1 (Nicholas Pryor, son of John Alexander Pryor and Martha Vaughn)
Page 455b, house 1186 Jacob Campbell 42 blacksmith PA, Mary A. (PRYOR) 32 IN, Mary E. 16 IN, Jane F. 12 IN, Elisha 7 IN, William 3 IN. (Mary A. was the daughter of Nicholas Pryor and Lucinda Wilhite)

Records from Ripley County, Indiana

1830 Census Ripley Co., IN
John Tyson 111001 - 120001 (Prudence Pryor Tyson, daughter of John Alexander Pryor and Martha Vaughn of Amelia Co., VA)

1840 Census Ripley Co., IN
Page 76 Prudence Tison (PRYOR) 00001 - 0123001

1850 Census, Ripley Co., IN
House 180, Prudence Tyson (PRYOR) 53 KY, Sarah Jane 27 IN, Martha Ann 21 IN, Mary E. 19 IN, Prudence C. 16 IN. (Prudence Pryor Tyson, daughter of John Alexander Pryor and Martha Vaughn)

1860 Census, Ripley Co., IN
Franklin Twp, page 293 house 1141/1112 James PRYER 27 blacksmith KY, Sarah 17 OH, Ida 1 IN, Samuel Stilton 20 apprentice blacksmith IN, Hannah Thompson 19 OH.

1870 Census, Ripley Co., IN
Johnson Twp, page 149b, house 51/51 James H. PRYOR 37 KY, Sarah A 27 OH, Ida M 10 IN, James A 8 IN, Mary J 6 IN, Jacob 3 IN (James H. Pryor was in Campbell Co., KY in 1850)

Records from Shelby County, Indiana

1880 Census,Shelby Co., IN
Sugarcreek Twp., page 154A, Nicholas V. PRYOR 30 TN PA TN, Mary E. 25 wife IN VA IN, Ethel 1 dau IN, Hugh McFadden boarder 42 PA PA PA (Son of Henry Pryor in Sullivan Co., TN. He's on the 1850 & 1860 Census in Sullivan Co. Nicholas V. Pryor is on the 1910 Census in Anderson Co., TN. Note: places of birth of Nicholas' parents on the 1880 Census doesn't match with 1910 or earlier records)

Records from Shelby County, Indiana

1900 Census, Switzerland Co., IN
Posey Twp., ED# 142, sheet 3b, house 63, James A. PRYOR Jan 1862 38 md 12 yrs IN KY OH, Carrie wife jan 1860 40 2 children / 1 living KY OH IN, Temperance dau Nov 1895 4 IN IN KY, Stanley Van Kertin? Aug 1877 12 IN IN IN.

Records from Vandenburgh County, Indiana


1880 Census Evansville, Vandenburgh Co., IN
Page 319A Catherine Paine's boarding house...Samuel PRIOR 47 TN TN TN Dry Goods Clerk.

Records from Vigo County, Indiana


1920 Census Vigo Co., IN
Terre Haute, Page 269a, house 2438 Andy PRIOR (bl) 26 Dixon, TN; Dixon, TN; Dixon TN. Cora (bl) wife 25 Charletown, TN; Charletown, TN, Charletown, TN. Clara (bl) daughter 7 Gater, AL.

Records from Wabash County, Indiana

1860 Census Wabash Co., IN
House 97 /97 Mary PRIOR 63 house keeper VA, Margaret 30 IN, Joseph 27 IN (This family is on the 1870 Census in Miami Co., IN)

Records from Wayne County, Indiana

1820 Census Wayne Co., IN
Page 249
Line 22, Charles F. See 100001 - 201 Agriculture 1
Line 23, Westley PRIOR 1001- 101 Agriculture 1 (Westley Pryor married Hannah See. He's recorded on 1814 Kanawha Co. VA/WV estate sale for Nicholas Prior)
Line 24, John See 001201- 20101 Agriculture 2
(Wesley Pryor who married Hannah See is on the 1830 Census in Henry Co., IN and in 1840 in Henry Co., IA)






 

 

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