Biographical, Genealogical and Descriptive History of the First Congressional District of New Jersey Volume 2, Pp. 1-344

Biographical, Genealogical and Descriptive History of the First Congressional District of New Jersey Volume 2, Pp. 1-344

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... and attacked a company of British refugees who came ashore in Ocean county, sending them as prisoners to Trenton before the arrival of the troops from Vashington who had been sent to Ocean county for that purpose. Captain Villiam Price was a direct ancestor of our subject. After the establishment of peace he located on Morris river, in Cumberland county. New Jersey. where he followed his vocation of ship-building. He owned property in Cape May county. and was a very successful business man, accumulating a handsome competence. In I8I3 he purchased the property now owned by the subject of this review. He married a Miss Gibbs, and to them were born two sons. Edward and Joseph. The former was the grandfather of our subject. A native of Cumberland county, he learned the blacksmith's trade in early life, and came to Cape May county. settling on the farm at Town Bank. which is now owned by Nathan C. Price. There he carried on farming and blacksmithing. his life being one of marked industry and enterprise. His political support was given the Vhig party, and in religious faith he was a Baptist. He had six children. the eldest being John. a farmer and blacksmith of Swainton, Cape May county, who married Keziah Swain. Deborah, also married. Rebecca died at the age of nineteen years. Villiam was the next of the family. Edward became a shoemaker and married Sarah Barker. Sarah became the wife of Richard Thompson. a capitalist and extensive land-owner, and after his death she wedded Cornelius Conard. The grandfather of our subject died at the age of fifty-seven years. Villiam Price, the father of Nathan C. Price. was born in Cape May county in I797, and for fourteen years he sailed the sea as captain of a trading vessel. He then engaged in...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236861434
  • 9781236861436