John Howell Price

16 December 1814–11 July 1876 (Age 61)
Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Howell

When John Howell Price was born on 16 December 1814, in Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Howell Price, was 36 and his mother, Ann Williams, was 31. He married Rachel Jones on 11 March 1835. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841 and Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 11 July 1876, in Wales, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Wales, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Howell Price
Rachel Jones
Marriage: 11 March 1835
Richard Price
Morgan Price
Sarah Price
Ann Price
Elizabeth Price

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  • Marriage
    11 March 1835
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 1
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    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. 
    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
    Age 17
    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

    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 (18)

    • John H Price, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Price in entry for Elizabeth Price Lamb, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John Price in household of Wm Richard, "United States Census, 1860"

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