Mary Alice Price

22 January 1851–3 October 1922 (Age 71)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice Price was born on 22 January 1851, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Charles Price, was 21 and her mother, Mary Elsa Johnson, was 16. She married Meshach Pitt on 16 January 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 3 October 1922, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Meshach Pitt
Mary Alice Price
Marriage: 16 January 1871
Mary Elsie Pitt
Alice Lavina Pitt
Alonzo Lunt Pitt
Lillie Geneva Pitt
John Alonzo Pitt
Frank Pitt
Louis William Pitt
Joseph Edgar Pitt
Charles Milton Pitt
Earl Clive Pitt
Caroline Idalah Pitt
Mabel Belle Pitt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 6
    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 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 19
    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: 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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    Story Highlight

    Mary Alice Price Pitt

    Mary Alice Price, the daughter of Charles and Mary Elsa Johnson Price, was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, July 22, 1851.On her father’s side her grandparents were William and Mary Ann Price of Lea, Glo …

    Sources (30)

    • Mary Alice Price in entry for Mary Elsie Winn, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary A Price in household of Chas Price, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Alice Price in entry for Charley Pitt and Winifred Williams, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"

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