Druesilla Morgan

23 May 1795–10 July 1870 (Age 75)
Monongalia, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Druesilla

When Druesilla Morgan was born on 23 May 1795, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, her father, James B Morgan, was 25 and her mother, Dorothy Prickett, was 17. She married James Price on 14 September 1818, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Vermilion Grove, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1850. She died on 10 July 1870, in Linn, Linn, Oregon, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Albany, Linn, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Price
Druesilla Morgan
Marriage: 14 September 1818
Mary "Polly" Price
Nimrod Price
Susanna Price
Richard Price
Matilda Anne Price
James Dallas Price
Margaret Amanda Price
Oliver Price

Spouse and Children

14 September 1818
Monongalia, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 23

Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Morcant, which is of uncertain but ancient etymology.2 Irish: importation of the Welsh surname, to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin ( see Merrigan ).3 Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Drusilla Price in household of Dallas Price, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Druzilla Price, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Drusilla Morgan Price, "Find A Grave Index"

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