Rhoda Elizabeth Watkins

12 September 1844–30 September 1912 (Age 68)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Rhoda Elizabeth

When Rhoda Elizabeth Watkins was born on 12 September 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Robert James "Jimmy" Watkins Jr, was 35 and her mother, Mary Smallman, was 26. She married Ezekiel Price on 16 February 1862, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852 and lived in Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 September 1912, in Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Draper City Cemetery, Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Price
Rhoda Elizabeth Watkins
Marriage: 16 February 1862
Mary Price
Ezekiel William Price
Henry Robert Price
Mary Matilda Price
James Evan Price
David Louis Price
George Franklin Price
Jane Price
Margaret Ann Price
Porter Willard Price
Angus Byard Price
Thomas Aaron Price
Charles Andrew Price
Ida May Price
Samuel Mason Price

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  • Marriage
    16 February 1862Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 4
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Watkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life Stories of Ezekiel and Rhoda Watkins Price

    EZEKIEL and RHODA WATKINS PRICE Mormon Pioneers and Draper Settlers In 1840, Mormon missionary Wilford Woodruff set in to motion a chain of events that forever shaped the Price family. Upon Elder …

    Sources (83)

    • Rhoda Price en la familia de Ezekiel Price, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rhoda Price in entry for Joseph S Clements and Ida May Price, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Walkans in entry for William E. Price, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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