Martha Van Cott

28 February 1838–25 March 1908 (Age 70)
Canaan, Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Van Cott was born on 28 February 1838, in Canaan, Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States, her father, John Van Cott, was 23 and her mother, Lucy Lavinia Sackett, was 22. She married William Price 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. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 25 March 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in 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)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 1
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (40)

    • Martha van Cock in entry for Charles S Price, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Martha V. Price in household of William Price, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Martha Vancott in entry for William V. Price and Hazel Douglas, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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