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 City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870 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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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)

    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 16
    Historical Boundaries: 1849: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

    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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