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Biographical Sketch of Lemuel Price

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Lemuel Price, of North Carolina, settled on the Boone’s Lick road, near Camp Branch, in (now) Warren County, in 1815. He came to Missouri the year previous, but as the Indians were very troublesome at that time, he remained in one of the forts until the following year, when he erected his cabin at the place mentioned above. It was the first habitation erected on Camp Branch. Isaac VanBibber, Patrick Ewing, Boone Hays, and Lewis Jones assisted in raising the cabin. Mr. Price had eight children James, Lamb W., Parthena, Margaret, Miles, Job, Caroline, and Alfonso. James married and moved to Texas Parthena married John Thurman. Margaret married Joseph Thurman. Miles married the widow of ‘John Skinner. Job married a Miss Bryan. Caroline married a man named Williams. Alfonso married Sarah Gammon; and they had Lamb, Benjamin Elizabeth, Lucinda, John, Timothy, Virginia, Alfonso, and Anna.

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