When Abraham Price was born about 1694, in Elizabeth Township, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Benjamin John Price, was 19 and his mother, Esther Cooper, was 22. He had at least 1 son.
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 .
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