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Pryor Sexton

Pryor Sexton

Male 1754 - 1834  (80 years)

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  • Name Pryor Sexton 
    Born 1754  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Deed Mention 22 Mar 1798  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 1800  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Land Purchase 22 Oct 1805  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Purchase 4 Nov 1811  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Tax List 1815  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant Dec 1817  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1820 1820  Grayson, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 14 Aug 1821  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 4 May 1825  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Deed 31 Dec 1828  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1830 1830  Grayson, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 31 Jan 1833  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died Sep 1834  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age 80 years 
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Notes 
    • Pryor Sexton was a prominent man of means who owned several hundred acres of land, at least 600 hundred. The inventory of his estate shows that he owned considerable property, including one slave girl named Violet.

      He was a juror and overseer or the road. He lived on Rock Creek on lands adjoining Benjamin Sexton and John Welsh among others. And he was fined 89 cents each for swearing two profane oaths.
    Person ID P5500  Burress Genealogy of Virginia | My Ancestors

    Father John Sexton, (doubtful)
              b. 1725
              d. 1763, Lunenburg County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Family ID F2736  Group Sheet

    Wife Catherine Coker
              b. 1755, Wythe County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1851, Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 1783  Grayson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 7 children 
    Photos
    Pryor Sexton & Caty Coker
    Family ID F1771  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1754 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1783 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed Mention - Mentioned in the deed of John Sexton's sons. - 22 Mar 1798 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - 1800 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 1805, 22 Oct--Benjamin Sexon (sic) and wife Comfort sell 172 acres on Rock Creek to Pryor Sexon (sic) northwest line between Pryor and Benjamin Sexon [GCV Bk 2, p146] - 22 Oct 1805 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - William Sexton Sr. to Pryor Sexton, part of a tract of 404 acres - 4 Nov 1811 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Prier Sexton owner of 1 farm on Rock Creek, 540 acres, having thereon 1 dwelling house of logs, two "cabbens" & 1 barn, valued at $650 Kegley, Mary B. SW Virginia Tax Assessments, 1815: Grayson, Lee, Scott, Russell, Washington, and Wythe Counties. 1991 - 1815 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 100 acres - Dec 1817 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - Pryor & Caty bought the entire 260a plantation & lands of her late father's (sold to them by her mother & sisters) they bought 130a in 1798 and the remainder in 1821, probably around the time her mother died. - 14 Aug 1821 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - William Welsh Sells to Pryor Sexton land on Rock Creek, line between Pryor Sexton and John Welsh. Attest: Daniel Welsh, Samuel Welsh - 4 May 1825 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - William Eaton sells to Pryor Sexton 220 acres on Rock Creek, granted to said Eaton by John Welsh - 31 Dec 1828 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - Pryor Sexton and wife Caty sell to William Parsons 41 acres on North Fork of New River. - 31 Jan 1833 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Sep 1834 - Grayson County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Grayson County, Virginia Deed Book.
      GCV Deed Book 4 page 236

    2. [S402573402] Land Records, Dennis Ray Hudgins, Cavaliers and Pioneers Volume 5, page 10., GCV Bk 3,p146, 1811.

    3. [S10] Grayson County, Virginia Deed Book.
      Deed book 5 page 90

    4. [S10] Grayson County, Virginia Deed Book.
      Deed book 9 page 454

    5. [S10] Grayson County, Virginia Deed Book.
      Deed Book 6 page 428

    6. [S-1266906077] Family Data Collection - Deaths, Edmund West, comp., (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).