L. R. Price


L. R. PRICE, proprietor of a general store at Annapolis, Jefferson county, is a native of Harrison county, Ohio, born June 29, 1842. He is the son of Stewart Price, who was born in Carroll county, Ohio, about 1819 and died in 1887. The latter was married in Harrison county, Ohio and his wife is still living; to this union were born four children: L. R., L. D., C. B., Oscar, the subject of this sketch being the eldest. Mr. Price received a good education in his youth by two years' attendance at Hagerstown academy, and dubsequently worked upon the farm and clerked in his father's store at intervals. At an early age he took sole charge of this store, and has since then been engaged in this business. Of good business ability, enterprising and fair in dealing, he has gained a large patronage and the good will of the public. He has also for about eighteen years engaged in running a produce wagon. In 1862 Mr. Price enlisted in the Fifty-second Ohio regiment, with which he served until discharged at Philadelphia, in the fall of 1864 on account of sickness. Mr. Price is a comrade of the G. A. R. and he and wife are members of the Presbyterian church. His marriage to Mary Schultz occurred August 26, 1873. She was born in February 1843 in Salem township and is one of a family of five children. One was killed in the rebellion, and the others are: Albert, in the signal service of the C & P railroad; Thomas, a physician at Jefferson; R. M., a carpenter at Annapolis. Mr. Price and wife have one child, John.

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