Ora Price

Brief Life History of Ora

When Ora Price was born on 25 December 1893, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry Price Jr, was 24 and her mother, Allace Carroll, was 18. She married Isam Lambert on 11 February 1940, in Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Civil District 3, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Magisterial District 6, Bell, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 14 December 1975, in Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Tazewell, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Samuel Cosby
Ora Price
Golda Cosby
Chester White Cosby
General G Cosby
Thomas Henry Cosby
Silva Opal Cosby
Dorothy Cosby

Sources (12)

  • Ora Lambert in household of Isam Lambert, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ora Cosby, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Ora Price Cosby in entry for Mr Chester W Cosby, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

World Events (8)

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1900 · Governor Shot

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1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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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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