When Lucy Proctor was born on 19 May 1852, in Watertown, Washington, Ohio, United States, her father, Nathan Proctor, was 38 and her mother, Lucy M Morris, was 35. She married Theodore Dana Riley on 23 December 1876, in Washington, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 4 East Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Meeker, Rio Blanco, Colorado, United States in 1920. She died on 3 July 1927, in Orange, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States.
English (northern): occupational name from Middle English prok(e)tour ‘steward’ (shortened from Old French procurateour, Latin procurator ‘agent’, from procurare ‘to manage’). The term was used most commonly of an attorney in a spiritual court, but also of other officials such as collectors of taxes and agents licensed to collect alms on behalf of lepers and enclosed orders of monks.
History: John Proctor (died 1757) was a prominent citizen of Boston, MA, and is buried in the King's Chapel Burying Ground there.
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