William Edwin Price

Brief Life History of William Edwin

When William Edwin Price was born on 4 April 1896, in Logan, Hocking, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Price, was 22 and his mother, Julia W. Montgomery, was 19. He married Mary Esther Murray on 22 June 1936, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. He lived in Franklin Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1986. He died on 22 June 1986, in Hilliard, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Logan, Hocking, Ohio, United States.

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William Edwin Price
Mary Esther Murray
Marriage: 22 June 1936

Sources (12)

  • William E Price, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edwin Price, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • William Edwin Price, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

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!

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


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

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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