Pleasant Napoleon Price

27 June 1870–27 February 1936 (Age 65)
Tuckasegee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Pleasant Napoleon

When Pleasant Napoleon Price was born on 27 June 1870, in Tuckasegee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Archibald Nelson Price, was 39 and his mother, Polly Anna Parker, was 37. He married Elizabeth B. Hooper in 1892, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Caney Fork Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and River Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 27 February 1936, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant Napoleon Price
1870–1936
Elizabeth B. Hooper
1863–1929
Marriage: 1892
Charles Nelson Price
1893–1962
Sophia Sue Price
1895–1948
Essie or Susie D. Price
1898–1989
Letty or Lottie V. Price
1899–2000
John Booth Price
1901–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1892
Jackson, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Archibald Nelson Price

    Male1830–1915Male

    Polly Anna Parker

    Female1833–1900Female

siblings

(11)

    John Gray Bynum Price

    Male1857–1919Male

    James Davis Price

    Male1859–Male

    Mary Lavinia Price

    Female1860–1897Female

    William Hampton Price

    Male1864–Male

    Tabitha Lavinia Price

    Female1866–1893Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 7

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Pleasant N Price, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Napoleon P Price, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Napoleon Price, "United States Census, 1900"

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