Priscilla Ellen Preece

16 September 1850–21 July 1921 (Age 70)
Lee Township, Madison, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Priscilla Ellen

When Priscilla Ellen Preece was born on 16 September 1850, in Lee Township, Madison, Iowa, United States, her father, William Preece, was 38 and her mother, Luvera Ellen Ensign, was 24. She married Jeremiah Elias Weaver on 23 November 1886, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in West Point Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 21 July 1921, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Elias Weaver
Priscilla Ellen Preece
Marriage: 23 November 1886
Theodore Harrison Weaver
Mary Maude Weaver

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1886Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 7
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh (especially Herefordshire):Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Rhys, also spelled ap Res ‘son of Rhys’. Preece is interchangeable with Price , the more common pronunciation of the name.habitational name either from Prees in Shropshire or Preese in Lancashire. Both placenames derive from Proto-Welsh prês ‘brushwood, copse, grove’ (Welsh prys). Confusion between this name and 1 is likely.

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Priscilla Ellen Bruce in entry for Mary Maude Or Maude Culbertson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Priscila E Priece in household of Gorham Baker, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Priscilla Ellen Weaver, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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