Edmond Prime1

b. circa 1619

7th great-grandfather of William Lemuel Horn Jr.
9th great-grandfather of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Horn and Allied Families
Appears on charts:
Pedigree for William Lemuel Horn II
     Edmond Prime was born circa 1619.
     Edmond Prime, age 16, embarked 4 July 1635 at Gravesend, Kent, England, on the ship "Transport" of London, master, Edward Walker.2 His wife was probably a Ridley. "William Ridley (d. 1671), Mrs. Charles Barham, Mrs. Edmond Prime, and possibly Nathaniel Ridley (d. 1719), may have been children of Peter Ridley of James City County who was granted land in Martins Hundred in 1639 and served as Burgess from James City County 1644-48."1

Additional Data
On 21 January 1675/76, Robert Ruffin "of the County of Surry" deeded to Thomas Giles of Nansemond County "my plantation on which my decd. father William Ruffin of Isle of Wight lived, except 200 acres which my decd. father made over to Katherine Thornton." This deed was witnessed by William Oldis and Edmond Prime, and consented to by Mrs. Elizabeth Ruffin.3

Child of Edmond Prime


  1. [S554] John Bennett Boddie, Virginia Historical Genealogies (Redwood City, California: Clearfield Company, 1954; reprint Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999), 263.
  2. [S554] John Bennett Boddie, Virginia Historical Genealogies, 263, citing Hotten, p. 103.
  3. [S554] John Bennett Boddie, Virginia Historical Genealogies, 263, citing Surry County Book 2, p. 99.