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
1839–1903
Rhoda Jane Stone
1843–1907
Marriage: 27 February 1864
Mary Eliza Price
1863–1945
Rhoda Ann Price
1865–1953
William Henry Price
1869–1953
Edward J Price
1870–
Moroni James Price
1871–1945
Rose Hanna Price
1872–1872
Margaret Ellen (Maggie Mae) PRICE
1874–1953
George Gillespe Price
1884–1964
Riley Eugene Price
1885–1966
Grover Miles Price
1887–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    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.
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Pryce
    Pryse
    Reece
    Preece

    Story Highlight

    BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM EVAN PRICE

    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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