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Claudius Buchanan Prime
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1819
Huntington
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1878
Huntington
Suffolk County
New York, USA

Son of Ebenezer Prime & Experience Conklin; husband of Mary Cotrel [1818-1898]; Claudius married Mary in 1840 at New York City; a partner with his brother Ezra Conklin Prime in the thimble factory at Huntington; thimble maker - 1850 Census - Town of Huntington, Suffolk County; involved in the notorious Kelsey Murder or "Tar Town Murder" of 1872; due to social status and wealth of the murderers and the poverty of the victim, no one was convicted of this crime; Claudius died at Huntington, Suffolk County 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ebenezer Prime (1775 - 1842)
  Experience Conklin Prime (1783 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Cotrel Prime (1818 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Louise Prime Chatfield (1843 - 1909)*
  Juliette Smith Prime Chatfield (1853 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  Matilda Prime (1805 - 1813)*
  Marietta Prime (1807 - 1808)*
  Edward Youngs Prime (1808 - 1869)*
  Ezra Conklin Prime (1810 - 1898)*
  Henry Rutgers Prime (1813 - 1886)*
  Ann Wheelwright Prime Beardsley (1817 - 1893)*
  Claudius Buchanan Prime (1819 - 1878)
  Margaret Brown Prime (1825 - 1845)*
  Nathaniel Scudder Prime (1828 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Huntington Rural Cemetery
Huntington
Suffolk County
New York, USA
 
Created by: David Roberts
Record added: Apr 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35813693
Claudius Buchanan Prime
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