Georgiana Marie Price

2 February 1897–May 1983 (Age 86)
Montegut, Terrebonne, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Georgiana Marie

When Georgiana Marie Price was born on 2 February 1897, in Montegut, Terrebonne, Louisiana, United States, her father, George Wallace Price, was 33 and her mother, Melissere Ernestine Rhodes, was 28. She married Christopher Columbus Lester on 7 May 1927. She lived in Lake Charles, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward Three, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died in May 1983, in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 86.

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Christopher Columbus Lester
Georgiana Marie Price
Marriage: 7 May 1927

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7 May 1927

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 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, where it is sometimes a variant of Bryson .2 English: the name is also found very early in parts of England far removed from Welsh influence (e.g. Richard Prys, Essex 1320 ), and in such cases presumably derives from Middle English, Old French pris ‘price’, ‘prize’, perhaps as a metonymic occupational name for a fixer of prices.3 Americanized spelling of Jewish Preuss or Preis .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Georgeana Lester in household of George W Price, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Georgiane P Lester in household of Chris Lester, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gorgiana Price in household of George Price, "United States Census, 1900"

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