James Meredith Price

1849–Male
Bienville, Bienville, Louisiana, United States

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Alfred Price
1808–1879
Allice Lee
1815–1898
Helen Catherine Price
1839–1898
Richard F Price
1840–
Ruben Lee Price
1843–1920
Jesse Franklin Price
1845–1925
James Meredith Price
1849–
Elizabeth Yates Price
1856–1926
Martha Mariah Price
1859–1927

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 19

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

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

1 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, where it is sometimes a variant of Bryson .2 English: the name is also found very early in parts of England far removed from Welsh influence (e.g. Richard Prys, Essex 1320 ), and in such cases presumably derives from Middle English, Old French pris ‘price’, ‘prize’, perhaps as a metonymic occupational name for a fixer of prices.3 Americanized spelling of Jewish Preuss or Preis .

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

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Sources (3)

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

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