Lucy Proctor

19 May 1852–3 July 1927 (Age 75)
Watertown, Washington, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Proctor was born on 19 May 1852, in Watertown, Washington, Ohio, United States, her father, Nathan Proctor, was 48 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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Theodore Dana Riley
Lucy Proctor
Marriage: 23 December 1876
Alfred Theodore Riley
Frank Edward Riley
Louisa Riley

Spouse and Children

    Theodore Dana Riley



23 December 1876
Washington, Ohio, United States


    Alfred Theodore Riley


    Frank Edward Riley


    Louisa Riley


Parents and Siblings

    Nathan Proctor


    Lucy M Morris





    Alfred Proctor


    Edward R Proctor


    Stephen Proctor



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon

Age 5

The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English (northern): occupational name from Middle English prok(e)tour ‘steward’ (reduced 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.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lucy Proctor in household of Nathan Proctor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucy Proctor in household of Nathan Proctor, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucy Riley in household of Theodore Riley, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.