Lawrence Gaynold Price

9 January 1916–16 March 1979 (Age 63)
Smithfield, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Lawrence Gaynold

When Lawrence Gaynold Price was born on 9 January 1916, in Smithfield, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States, his father, George Ester Price, was 24 and his mother, Mary Maude Hinerman, was 20. He married Elnora Gay McCoy on 19 October 1962, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Grant Magisterial District, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 16 March 1979, in Mannington, Marion, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Pricetown Cemetery, Pricetown, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Gaynold Price
1916–1979
Elnora Gay McCoy
1933–1963
Marriage: 19 October 1962
Shelia Gay Price
1962–1962
Tina Bell Price
1963–1963

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 October 1962
Harrison, West Virginia, United States
children

(2)

    Shelia Gay Price

    Female1962–1962Female

    Tina Bell Price

    Female1963–1963Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Male1916–1979Male

    Roscoe Melvin Price

    Male1917–1998Male

    Male1918–1918Male

    Albert Neil Price

    Male1920–2011Male

    Helen Lorraine Price

    Female1921–1981Female

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World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Lawrence Price in household of George E Price, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lawrence G Price in household of George E Price, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lawrence G Price in household of George E Price, "United States Census, 1920"

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