William Price

4 December 1818–18 September 1906 (Age 87)
Leigh, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Price was born on 4 December 1818, in Leigh, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Buddings Price, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ann Price, was 27. He married Martha Van Cott on 22 November 1854, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. In 1880, at the age of 61, his occupation is listed as grocer in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States. He died on 18 September 1906, in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (75)

Do you know William? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Price
1818–1906
Martha Van Cott
1838–1908
Marriage: 22 November 1854
Lucy Lovina Price
1855–1865
Marine Price
1867–
Emma Geneva Price
1857–1927
William Van Cott Price
1859–1924
Clara Florence Price
1861–1928
Milton Irwin Price
1864–1918
Mary Ann Price
1866–1950
Fred Arthur Price
1868–1955
Charles Stanley Price
1871–1939
Ralph Leone Price
1873–1873
Calvin Losee Price
1875–1943
Martha Winnifred Price
1879–1881
Byron Douglas Price
1881–1952
James Elliott Price
1883–1884

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1854Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 23
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.

    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

    Story Highlight

    Goshen Centennial History by Louie S. Steele Jensen Part I

    Goshen Centennial History 1857-1957 I was born in Goshen in what was called the bend. My maternal grandparents Hugh and Julia McKee were among the first settlers in the Old Fort, my mother was born i …

    Sources (75)

    • William Price in entry for Charles S Price, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • William Price in household of William Price, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Wm Price in entry for William V. Price and Hazel Douglas, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.