Priscilla Price

13 April 1804–23 November 1899 (Age 95)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Priscilla

When Priscilla Price was born on 13 April 1804, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, her father, Daniel Price, was 40 and her mother, Judith W. Puckett, was 36. She married William Anderson Snapp in 1829, in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Russell, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 23 November 1899, at the age of 95, and was buried in Snapp Cemetery, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Anderson Snapp
Priscilla Price
Marriage: 1829
Elcanah Dulaney Snapp
William Dulaney Snapp
Benjamin P Snapp
Christopher Alderson Snapp
Catharine J Snapp

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1829Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 8
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 26
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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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    Sources (13)

    • Priscilla in entry for Elcanah D Snapp, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Prissey Snapp in household of William Snapp, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Priscilla in entry for Wm D Snapp, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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