James Meredith Price

Brief Life History of James Meredith

When James Meredith Price was born in 1849, in Bienville, Bienville, Louisiana, United States, his father, Alfred Price, was 41 and his mother, Allice Lee, was 34. He lived in Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States in 1870.

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Alfred Price
Allice Lee
Helen Catherine Price
Richard F Price
Ruben Lee Price
Jesse Franklin Price
James Meredith Price
Elizabeth Yates Price
Martha Mariah Price

Sources (3)

  • James Price in household of Alfred Price, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alfred Price, "Find A Grave Index"
  • James Price in household of Alfred Price, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ (see Reece ). This is one of the commonest of Welsh surnames. It has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

English: nickname from Middle English, Old French pris ‘excellent, noble, highly valued (person)’.

Americanized form of Jewish Preuss or Preis .

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

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