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Joseph Hamilton "Ham" Pryor
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1888
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: May, 1968
Washington County
Maryland, USA

Children: Amanda M. Pryor, married John Albert Brown Sr.; Chester Fitz Pryor, married Elizabeth G. Curry; Marcella E. Pryor, married Lawerance P. Hershberger; Charles Pryor; Joseph Pryor; Mary Pryor; Ruth Margaret Pryor, married and divorced Steven Joseph Keane; Naome Pryor, married Mervin Cooper; Linda Pryor, married Walter Ridenhour; Dorothy J. Pryor, married Gerald Brown, and Anna Mae Pryor.

JOSEPH H. (HAM) PRYOR, 79, died Saturday at the Washington County Hospital where he had been a patient for the past four weeks. Mr. Pryor was born at Lantz, son of John W. and Amanda Brown Pryor.

He has made his home in Highfield since 1908.

Mr. Pryor worked for a short time for the Western Maryland Railway. For over 40 years he has been employed at Landis Tool Co., and at the time of his retirement in 1957 he was a crane operator.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Margaret A. Fritz Pryor; daughters, Mrs. John Brown of Thurmont, Mrs. Lawrence Hershberger and Mrs. Walter Ridenour of Smithsburg, Mrs. Mervin Cooper of Baltimore, Mrs. Gerald Brown of Hagerstown, Mrs. Claude Humbert of Waldorf; sons, Chester oŁ Hyattsville, Staunton of Lantz; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

He was the last of his immediate family of 11 brothers and sisters.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Grove Funeral Home in Waynesboro with the Rev. Claude Corl officiating. Burial will be in the Bethel Church Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home tonight from 7 to 9.

Source : The Morning Herald Newspaper - Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland - Monday, May 6, 1968 
Family links: 
  John William Pryor (1848 - 1932)
  Sarah M. Brown Pryor (1855 - 1917)
  Margaret Anna Fitz Pryor (1890 - 1969)*
  Charles Pryor (____ - 1929)*
  Amanda M Pryor Brown (1909 - 1975)*
  Mary E. Pryor (1910 - 1932)*
  Chester Fitz Pryor (1913 - 2000)*
  Ruth Margaret Pryor (1916 - 1942)*
  Marcella E. Pryor Hershberger (1918 - 2006)*
  Dorothy Jean Pryor Brown (1931 - ____)*
  John "Harry" Pryor (1881 - 1961)*
  Calvin Theodore Pryor (1883 - 1935)*
  Joseph Hamilton Pryor (1888 - 1968)
  Harvey E. Pryor (1891 - 1967)*
  Clarence Wichifford Pryor (1897 - 1966)*
*Calculated relationship
Germantown Bethel Cemetery
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Created by: Mike Hahn
Record added: Jun 06, 2010
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Joseph Hamilton Ham Pryor
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