Location: Wales Great Britain

Biographical Sketch of Miles Price

Miles Price, of Wales, settled in Lincoln County, N. C., prior to the revolutionary war. He married a Miss Sharp, and had a son named Thomas, who was a soldier of the revolution. He married Isabella Sharp, and they had Elizabeth, Thomas, jr., Reese, Isaac, James, John, Isabella, and Ellen Zohn married Anna Barber, of North Carolina, and they had four children previous to their removal to Missouri, viz.: Elizabeth L., Cynthia, Miles S., and Thomas J. They came to Missouri and settled in Pike County in 1819, after which they had the following children Robert B., John H., Sallie A., Emily I., and Lucinda J. All of his children except Miles S., who is a member of the County Court of Montgomery County, settled in Lincoln County. Mr. Price was Constable and Justice of the Peace in Pike County for thirty years. He was also a great snake killer, and every spring he and his neighbors would have a snake hunt. One spring they killed 9,000 rattlesnakes. Isaac Price first settled in St. Charles County, and afterward in Lincoln. He married Tabitha Wilkerson, of the former...

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Biographical Sketch of Benjamin White, Sr.

Benjamin White, Sr., was a native of Wales. He married Elizabeth Smith, and their son Benjamin, Jr., married Rebecca Chesell. They all lived in Montgomery Co., Md. Benjamin, a son of Benjamin White, Jr., was born November 4, 1796. He was married in 1821 to Rebecca Darby, who died, and in 1831 he married Lucy Scott. In 1837 they came to Missouri and settled in Montgomery County. Their children were Edward G., William H.., Richard G., Benjamin, Susan, Mary A., and Sarah E., all of whom are married and -living in’ Montgomery...

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Biographical Sketch of James Harris

James Harris, of Wales, married his cousin, a Miss Harris, and settled first in the eastern part of Virginia, but afterward removed and settled in Albemarle County. Their children were Wise, Thomas, Joel, James, and Nathan. Thomas married Susan Darby, of Virginia, by whom he had Anna, Elizabeth, Garrett, William, Robert, Mary, Sarah, and Thomas, Jr. Anna and Elizabeth came to Montgomery County, and the latter married Bernard B. Maupin. Garrett married Jane Ramsey, and settled in Montgomery County in 1837. Their children were William R., Mary B., Anna J., Garrett T., Margaret M., Sarah E., and Susan D. William R. is an influential citizen of Montgomery County. He is at present Probate Judge, has served eight years as County Judge, and several terms as Representative in the Legislature. He is a substantial, upright citizen, and enjoys the confidence and respect of all who know him. He married Margaret N. Bethel, of Virginia. Joel, son of James Harris, Sr., married Anna Waller, by whom he had Clifton, Ira, and Joel, Jr. Clifton married Mary Lewis, by whom he had Decatur, who married his cousin, Isabella Harris, and settled in Montgomery County. Waller C., Charles W., Mann H., Merriwether L., Susan, Catharine B., Matilda and Caroline, children of Ira Harris, settled in Montgomery County. William, son of Thomas Harris, Sr., married Patsey Maupin, and settled in Montgomery County; also his...

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Biographical Sketch of William Loyd

William Loyd, of Wales, emigrated to America, and at the commencement of the revolution he sided with the Americans and enlisted in their army. He settled and lived in Virginia. His son William married Mary Hill, and they had Kirtley, Richard, William, Willis, Robert, James, Anna, Mary, Sarah, and Margaret. Kirtley lived in Virginia until 1860, when he removed to Missouri. Richard married Martha Ellis, and settled in Montgomery County in 1838. William married the widow Davault, whose maiden name was Virginia Maughs. Robert married the widow Brown, whose maiden name was Cynthia A. Bush. James, Sarah, and Margaret lived in Virginia. Anna married James D. Wood, who settled in Missouri in 1835. Mary married Thomas...

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