Ezekiel Price

5 February 1833–24 January 1892 (Age 58)
Upper Lye, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ezekiel

When Ezekiel Price was born on 5 February 1833, in Upper Lye, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Preece, was 31 and his mother, Mary Ann Pugh, was 39. He married Rhoda Elizabeth Watkins on 16 February 1862, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and United States in 1880. He died on 24 January 1892, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 10
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 17
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business

    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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    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 (24)

    • Ezekiel Price, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ezeakal Price in entry for William E. Price, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Ezekeal Preece, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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