Emma Price

27 April 1836–18 February 1897 (Age 60)
Eastnor, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Price was born on 27 April 1836, in Eastnor, Herefordshire, England, her father, James Price, was 32 and her mother, Ann Perkins, was 26. She married William McMillan Thompsen on 28 May 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Mona, Juab, Utah, United States in 1880 and Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died on 18 February 1897, in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard James Burraston
Emma Price
Marriage: 13 April 1862
Harriet Ann Burraston
Richard James Burraston
George Henry Burraston
Warren Burraston
Emma Burraston
John Burraston
Sarah Ann Burraston
Mary Jane Jennie Burraston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 April 1862Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 6
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 18
    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.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Emma Price (Thompson, Burraston)

    “Emma, Eliza, and their mother [Ann Perkins] were fine seamstresses. They had made their living in England sewing for the gentry. They evidently lived comfortably and were able to save money to come t …

    Sources (30)

    • Emma Price in household of James Price, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Emma in entry for Wm James Burraston, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Emma Burraston in household of Joseph R Burraston, "United States Census, 1880"

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