John Evan Price

3 March 1817–22 September 1878 (Age 61)
Llandeilor-Fan, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Evan

When John Evan Price was born on 3 March 1817, in Llandeilor-Fan, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Evan Price, was 29 and his mother, Esther Price, was 29. He married Ruth Williams on 28 May 1841, in Llandeilor-Fan, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 22 September 1878, in Samaria, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Samaria Cemetery, Samaria, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Evan Price
Ruth Williams
Marriage: 28 May 1841
Esther Price
Isaac Price
David Price
Ruth Ann Price
Mary Price
Daniel Evan Price
John Evan Price Jr.
Ann Maria Price

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  • Marriage
    28 May 1841Llandeilor-Fan, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    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. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 10
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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    A pivotal figure in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints By Dean G. Grow, a great-grandson This is the history of my great-grandfather, who was instrumental in the legal …

    Sources (56)

    • John Price, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John Price in entry for Arthur Williams and Mary Price, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • John Evans Price in entry for Ruth Price Thomas, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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