Sarah Price

1 April 1839–10 June 1920 (Age 81)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Price was born on 1 April 1839, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, John Howell Price, was 24 and her mother, Rachel Jones, was 22. She married Moses Gifford on 1 February 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She immigrated to Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States in 1853 and lived in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880 and Council, Washington, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 June 1920, in Council, Adams, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Council, Adams, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Gifford
Sarah Price
Marriage: 1 February 1857
Rachel Ann Gifford
Abraham Gifford
Sarah Minerva Gifford
Eliza Roxy Gifford
Moses Gifford
Ella Gifford
Olive Hannah Gifford
Olive Alice Gifford
Morgan Price Gifford
Ida Gifford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
    Age 11
    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
    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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    Sources (20)

    • Sara Price in entry for Ella Stevens, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Sarah Gifford in household of Eliza Sorenson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Sarah Price in entry for Eliza Draper, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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