William H. Price, Sr.

William H. Price, Sr.

Male 1826 - 1900

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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  24 Apr 1826  Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  26 Apr 1900  Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Woodstock Cemetery, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Father  James Price, Jr,   b. 18 Dec 1798, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1861, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susan Gastineau,   b. 26 Jul 1806, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1874, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family 1  Jane VanHook,   b. 18 May 1828, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1862, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Oct 1846 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Jane VanHook, the second daughter of Benjamin VanHook and Esther Gaston was born in Pulaski County, Ky., on 18 May 1828.

      She married William H. Price Sr. in Pulaski County on 7 October 1846. James Price was the surety on the marriage bond and Jane's father Benjamin was a witness to this marriage. William H. Price Sr. was born 24 April 1826. He was 20 years old at the time of their marriage and Jane was 18.

      Their first child (George A.C. Price) was born the next year and they had 7 children altogether, of which only 4 lived to adulthood.

      Their last child (Mary E. Price) was born on the first of March in 1862. Jane died 4 months later on 3 July 1862. This last daughter died about 3 weeks later.

      Jane and her 3 children that died in childhood are buried in the Starnes family cemetery on Welborn Road of Highway 39 in Pulaski County. This is also the cemetery where Jane's father and mother are buried as well as a number of her brothers and sisters. William H Price Jr. survived his first wife by almost 38 years and died on 26 April 1900. He married 2nd Sarah Colyer and had more children with her. Although there is a stone for William in the Starnes Cemetery, he is buried with his second wife Sarah in Woodstock Cemetery.

      1850 US Census - Dist 1, Pulaski Co., KY
      William Price, 24, b. KY, farmer
      Jane Price, 22, b. KY
      George A. Price, 3, b. KY
      Samuel Price, 2, b. KY

      1860 US Census - Dist 1, Pulaski Co., KY
      William Price, 34, b. KY, farmer
      Jane Price, 32, b. KY
      George A. C. Price, 12, b. KY
      Esther S. Price, 9, b. KY
      James R. Price, 7, b. KY
      Nancy J. Price, 2, b. KY
      Sarah A. Price, 6 months, b. KY
    Children 
     1. George Alfred Price,   b. 23 Aug 1847, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1918, Springfield, Greene, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Samuel Price,   b. 18 Nov 1848,   d. 14 Mar 1857
     3. Esther Susan Price,   b. 10 Nov 1850, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1943
     4. James Robert Price,   b. 29 Oct 1852, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1931, Ocala, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Nancy Jane Price,   b. 1 Mar 1858,   d. 6 Sep 1865
     6. Sarah Ann Price,   b. 9 Feb 1860, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1947, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mary E. Price,   b. 1 Mar 1862,   d. 21 Jul 1862
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F1025  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Sarah (Sallie) Colyer,   b. 8 Jan 1842, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1895, Woodstock Cemetery, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1864 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • 1870 US Census - Glades, Pulaski Co., KY
      William Price, 44, b. KY, farmer
      Sarah Price 28, b. TN
      James R. Price, 17, b. KY
      Sarah A. Price, 9, b. KY
      Martha E. Price, 4, b. KY
      Thomas J. Price, son, 2, b. KY
      Mary E. Collier, 8, b. KY

      1880 US Census - Dist 92, Woodstock, Pulaski Co., KY
      William Price, 52, b. KY, farmer
      Sallie Price 38, b. TN, father b. KY, mother b. TN
      Thomas J. Price, son, 12, b. KY
      William H. Price, son, 9, b. KY
      Elbert Price, son, 6, b. KY
      Balzorah W. Price, daughter, 4, b. KY
      Sabra M. Price, daughter, 2, b. KY
      Rachel Price, step daughter, 1 month, b. KY
      Jefferson G. Price, brother, b. KY

      1900 US Census - Dist 111, Glades, Pulaski Co., KY
      after the death of William H. Price Sr. in April of 1900, Sabra Price Siler and Rachel Price were living with their older brother William H. Price Jr.
    Children 
     1. Martha E Price,   b. 27 Nov 1865, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1970, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Dr. Thomas Jefferson Price,   b. Dec 1867, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910, Rockcastle, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William H. Price, Jr.,   b. Feb 1871, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1920, Monroe Twnsp, Putnam, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elbert Price,   b. Abt 1874, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Balzora W. Price,   b. Nov 1875, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Sabra M. Price,   b. Nov 1877, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Rachel Price,   b. Apr 1880, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Armina Price,   b. Abt 1881, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Minerva Lou Price,   b. 5 Feb 1884, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1969, McAlester, Pittsburg, OK Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F240  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    William H. Price (1826-1900) and Sarah Colyer (1842-1895)
    William H. Price (1826-1900) and Sarah Colyer (1842-1895)
    This tintype is believed to be a photograph of William Price and his second wife Sarah (Colyer) Price. The original tintype belonged to George Price, son of William and his first wife Jane (Vanhook) Price. It is part of a photo collection from Pulaski Co., Kentucky. William was 15 years older than Sarah.

  • Notes 
    • William Price has a headstone in Woodstock Cemetery next to wife Sarah and a headstone in Starnes Cemetery next to wife, Jane. The headstone in the Starnes Cemetery documents his middle initial as, "H".