William Pryor York, Sr

Birth
Grainger County, Tennessee, USA
Death 1871 (aged 59–60)
Clay County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Burning Springs, Clay County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 168794032 · View Source
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William Pryor YORK Sr. is the son of William 'Jeremiah' YORK I and his wife Elizabeth "Leah" CLARK.
William Pryor YORK Sr. age 23 married on 23 Nov 1834 to Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" GREEN age 23 in Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky, USA.

The seven children of William Pryor YORK Sr.and his wife Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" GREEN are:

1. REUBEN WESLEY YORK was born on 25 May 1835 in Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA. He died in Feb 1860 in Knox County, Kentucky, USA(Drowned swimming horses across in the Cumberland River per 1860 Mortality Schedule Description). He married Susan BAKER, daughter of John Hammond "Mucker Jack" BAKER and Lucinda AMIS, on 20 Nov 1855 in Knox County, Kentucky, USA. She was born on 02 Jun 1830 in Cortland, Clay County, Kentucky, USA. She died on 17 Apr 1867 in Burton Branch, Breathitt County, Kentucky, USA.

2. WILLIAM PRYOR YORK JR. was born on Apr 1837 in Harlan, Harlan County,Kentucky, USA. He died on 1911 in Cherokee Country, Oklahoma. He married Emeline "Emily" Jane YORK, daughter of James YORK and Elizabeth WOOLUM, in 1862 (Emily Jane & William Pryor York were 1st cousins). She was born in Apr 1843 in Leslie (was Harlan) County, Kentucky, USA. She died in 1915 in Cherokee Country, Oklahoma.

3. JAMES YORK was born on 1839 in Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA. He died on 1910 in Nevada County, Arkansas. He married (1) SARAH JANE PURSIFULL, daughter of John Mattison PURSIFULL and Deborah GREEN, on 09 Aug 1874 in Dent County, Missouri, USA. She was born on 1853 in Harlan County, Kentucky, USA. She died about 1911 in Cove City, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA. He married (2) ELIZABETH JANE "ELIZA" DICKINSON on 26 Nov 1863 in Clay County, Kentucky, USA. She was born about 1844 in Clay County, Kentucky, USA. She died on Jan 1870 in Clay County, Kentucky, USA (died at childbirth most likely).

4. MARY YORK was born on 1842 in Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA. She married WILLIAM MARCUS CRANK. He was born on 1834 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.

5. GREEN ADAM YORK was born on 1845 in Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky,USA. He died on Feb 1860 in Knox County, Kentucky, USA (Drowned swimming horses across in the Cumberland River per 1860 Mortality Schedule Description).

6. CHRISTOPHER H. "KIT" YORK was born on 22 Dec 1847 in Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA. He died on 13 Feb 1930 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, USA. He married DIANA JOSEPHINE ESTRIDGE. She was born on 17 Mar 1856 in Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky, USA. She died on 07 Aug 1944 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.

7. MARTHA JANE YORK was born in Apr 1850 in Harlan, Harlan County,Kentucky, USA. She died in 1888 in Blackburn, Washington County,Arkansas, USA. She married Thomas RIGSBY on 30 Jul 1866 in Claiborne County, Tennessee, USA. He was born in 1842 in Washington County,Tennessee, USA. He died in 1921 in Blackburn, Washington County, Arkansas, USA


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  • Created by: Dennis York
  • Added: 22 Aug 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 168794032
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Pryor York, Sr (1811–1871), Find a Grave Memorial no. 168794032, citing York Cemetery, Burning Springs, Clay County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Dennis York (contributor 47405652) .