Biography - John Price

John PRICE, farmer, P. O. Hillsboro, born in Wayne County, Ky., in 1816, son of Richard and Mary (JOHNSON) PRICE, natives of Virginia. Richard PRICE was a farmer by occupation; subject, the fifth child of a family of six, received the foundation of his education in the common schools of Montgomery County, and finished at Hillsboro in that county. He has always been a farmer; has been School Director for some time. In Montgomery County in 1841, he married Ellen Nora LOVRIN, born in Simpson County, Ky., in 1824, daughter of William and Keziah (MORGAN) LOVRIN, natives of Virginia. From this union there have been born the following children, viz.: George W., John E., Thomas J., Mary C., Isaac K., James E., Joseph A., M.C., William H., Julia A., Sarah E. and Harriet L. Mr. Price is one of the leading men of Grisham Township; has been a member and class leader in the Methodist Church for thirty years, his membership being at Edwards' Chapel, in the above township. He is a Republican, and a member of the A., F. & A. M.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 198.

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