Hyrum Wiley Price

5 April 1851–9 September 1871 (Age 20)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum Wiley

When Hyrum Wiley Price was born on 5 April 1851, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, John Buren Price, was 35 and his mother, Eliza Jane Adair, was 40. He lived in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 9 September 1871, in Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Washington City Cemetery, Washington, Washington, Utah, United States.

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World Events (5)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 6
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
Age 12
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 12
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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 (9)

  • Hyrum Price in household of John Price, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hyrum Price in household of Jno Price, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hyrum Wiley Price, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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