Lincoln County West Virginia Biography of Manderville PRICE


            Manderville Price, son of William and Rebecca (Hager) Price, and Alice Ann M. Iler, daughter of Daniel and Nancy (Turley) Miller, were united in marriage in Boone county, West Virginia, September 10, 1879. Both were natives of Boone county, where he was born February 21, 1857, and her birth occurred September 27, 1859. The children of their union are two daughters: Ellen Mania, born August 25, 1880, and Annie, born October 13, 1882. One brother of William Price died in the service of the Confederacy, and one of his wife’s brothers in the Federal army. William Price died in Boone county, September 8, 1878, leaving a wife and six children. His widow and a son, William W., born March 22, 1865, accompanied Manderville Price on his settlement in Lincoln county in 1880. Manderville Price owns 120 acres of land in Boone county, near the heart of the coal field on Coal river, and William W. owns about 50 acres at the mouth of Big Horse creek, full of the finest coal. In Duval district Manderville Price is farming land lying on Porters fork, and his postoffice address is Griffithsville, Lincoln county, West Virginia.


      Extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Lincoln County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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