William Evan Price

7 June 1839–18 September 1903 (Age 64)
Presteigne, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Evan

When William Evan Price was born on 7 June 1839, in Presteigne, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Preece, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ann Pugh, was 45. He married Rhoda Jane Stone on 27 February 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Brilley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 18 September 1903, in Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Ucon Cemetery, Ucon, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Evan Price
Rhoda Jane Stone
Marriage: 27 February 1864
Mary Eliza Price
Rhoda Ann Price
William Henry Price
Edward J Price
Moroni James Price
Rose Hanna Price
Margaret Ellen (Maggie Mae) PRICE
George Gillespe Price
Riley Eugene Price
Grover Miles Price

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  • Marriage
    27 February 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 15
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    William Evan (Preece) Price was born on 7 June 1839 in Presteigne, Herfordshire, England to William and Mary Ann Pugh Preece. He was the youngest of five children, one girl and four boys, all born i …

    Sources (40)

    • Wm Price in entry for Bertha Robbie, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Wm Price in household of Ezekiel Price, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Wiliam Price in entry for William H. Pfohl and Matilda Smith, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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