Abraham Price


Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Price was born in 1836, in Madison, Ohio, United States, his father, John T Price, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Rowe, was 31. He married Huldah Cheshire on 11 February 1855, in Vermilion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died in 1899, at the age of 63, and was buried in Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States.

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Abraham Price
Huldah Cheshire
Marriage: 11 February 1855
Vinton Kossuth Price
Clinton Leroy Price
Emma E. Price

Sources (20)

  • Abraham Price in household of William Price, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abraham Price, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"
  • Abraham Price, "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992"

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  • Marriage
    11 February 1855Vermilion, Illinois, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 0

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries: 1849: Warren, Iowa, United States

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 24

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    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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