Richard Price

23 June 1835–14 December 1908 (Age 73)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Richard

When Richard Price was born on 23 June 1835, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Howell Price, was 20 and his mother, Rachel Jones, was 18. He married Margaret Thomas on 8 March 1864, in Wales, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 14 December 1908, in Wales, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Wales, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Price
1835–1908
Margaret Thomas
1845–1933
Marriage: 8 March 1864
Richard Price Jr.
1866–1946
Howell Price
1868–1869
Mary Ellen Price
1871–1956
Ruth Price
1874–1892
Amanda Price
1885–1964
Owen Price
1898–1902

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1864Wales, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place
    Age 4
    The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.
    1863
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Pryce
    Pryse
    Reece
    Preece

    Sources (17)

    • Richd Price in household of Wm Richard, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Richard Price in entry for Amanda Price Paul, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Richard Price in household of John Price, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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