William Price

M, #42, b. 4 August 1795, d. 8 October 1825
ChartsPedigree - grandmother Carrie Adeline Thompson
Price-Downs (maternal side) - Nancy Downs
Reference3G Grf
Birth*4 August 1795 William Price was born on 4 August 1795 at South Carolina.1 
Residence*23 January 1814  In 23 January 1814 William Price resided at Laurens Co., South Carolina. When he entered the military.1 
Military*between 23 January 1814 and 23 July 1814 He was in the military between 23 January 1814 and 23 July 1814 at South Carolina private in Capt George Bowen SC Militia WO 36379 & WC 25228.1 
Residence1815  In 1815 William Price resided at Newberry Co., South Carolina.1 
Marriage*3 October 1816 He married Nancy Downs on 3 October 1816 at Newberry Co., South Carolina, Hannah (_____) Johnsey was at their wedding, she being a resident of Cass county (now Bartow Co) GA on 13 Jul 1854 when she had an affidavit in the pension. She was found in the 1850 census (spelled Joncy) in Division 12, Cass, GA with husband Jesse (46 b.SC), Hannah being 43 b.SC. Cursory research indicates Jesse Johnsey is son of James Johnsey & Mary Polly Grant, and James is son of John Johnsey & Sarah Lockhart, all per trees on Ancestry. Jesse is in Chester county SC in 1840, and that's two counties away from Laurens county. James lived in Laurens county 1810-1840 before moving to Chester county where he was living in 1850 just before his death. No indications that they are related to William Price or Nancy Downs, so she must have just been a friend.1,2 
Residence1819  In 1819 William Price resided at Laurens Co., South Carolina. 
Census18201820 He was the head of the household in the 1820 census, Laurens Co., South Carolina, with 1m26-45 (William) 1f16-26 (Nancy) 1f0-10 (Sarah). 
Residence*1825  In 1825 William Price resided at Greenville Co., South Carolina.1 
Death*8 October 1825 He died on 8 October 1825 at Greenville Co., South Carolina, at age 30 (granddaughter's Bible says 3 Sep 1831 but that is wrong per the pension.)1 
Negative*  Looked at Will book volumes A-B 1787-1840 (SLC 24025) with no results.
Oct 2004 did a shelf read of the county, except did not look through all the cemetery books since they aren't indexed. at Greenville Co., South Carolina. 
Negative  Looked through cemetery inscription books (SLC 975.688 V3a (thru v.6) at Buncombe Co., North Carolina. 
Note* Note(s): General research notes when trying to find out more about William, see appended text.
Relationships3rd great-grandfather of Kathryn Ann Rhinehart
2nd great-grandfather of Norman Gayle Rhinehart
Great-grandfather of Carrie Adeline Thompson

Family

Nancy Downs b. 1798, d. 18 Jul 1887
Marriage*3 October 1816 He married Nancy Downs on 3 October 1816 at Newberry Co., South Carolina, Hannah (_____) Johnsey was at their wedding, she being a resident of Cass county (now Bartow Co) GA on 13 Jul 1854 when she had an affidavit in the pension. She was found in the 1850 census (spelled Joncy) in Division 12, Cass, GA with husband Jesse (46 b.SC), Hannah being 43 b.SC. Cursory research indicates Jesse Johnsey is son of James Johnsey & Mary Polly Grant, and James is son of John Johnsey & Sarah Lockhart, all per trees on Ancestry. Jesse is in Chester county SC in 1840, and that's two counties away from Laurens county. James lived in Laurens county 1810-1840 before moving to Chester county where he was living in 1850 just before his death. No indications that they are related to William Price or Nancy Downs, so she must have just been a friend.1,2 
Children
Last Edited5 Mar 2012

Citations

  1. [S1747] Pension of Nancy (Downs) Price, widow of Willam Price who served in the War of 1812 pvt in Capt George Bowen SC Militia WO 36379 & WC 25228 (caution, 12 meg pdf file).
  2. [S1771] Nancy Jane (Price) Hancock Bible, given to her daughter Ardella Jane (Hancock) Gibbons, and buried with her in 1971. In 1970, it was transcribed, that transcription being all that is left.