Malen Lemuel Price

10 September 1878–1970 (Age 91)
Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Malen Lemuel

When Malen Lemuel Price was born on 10 September 1878, in Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, his father, Francis Price, was 30 and his mother, Drusilla Ann Kitchen, was 33. He had at least 2 daughters with Mary Emily Courtnage. He died in 1970, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 92, and was buried in Waterford, Norfolk, Haldimand-Norfolk, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Malen Lemuel Price
Mary Emily Courtnage
Vera Price
Dora Emily Price

Spouse and Children



    Vera Price


    Dora Emily Price


Parents and Siblings

    Francis Price


    Drusilla Ann Kitchen




World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 5

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 8

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 28

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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)

  • Mahlon Price in entry for Vera Price, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Malen Lemuel Price in entry for Dora Emily Price, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Malen Lemuel Price in entry for Dora Emily Price, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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