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.

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Family Time Line

William Price
Martha Van Cott
Marriage: 22 November 1854
Lucy Lovina Price
Marine Price
Emma Geneva Price
William Van Cott Price
Clara Florence Price
Milton Irwin Price
Mary Ann Price
Fred Arthur Price
Charles Stanley Price
Ralph Leone Price
Calvin Losee Price
Martha Winnifred Price
Byron Douglas Price
James Elliott Price

Spouse and Children

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


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    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. 
    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.

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    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"

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