Family:Whitney, Artemesia (1836-1918)

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Artemisia8 Whitney (Thomas7, Phinehas6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), daughter of Thomas7 and Hannah (Preston) Whitney, was born 3 May 1836, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, and died 10 Oct 1918, Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois.

She married, 3 May 1857, Delaware County, Indiana, William Price, parentage unknown. He was born about 1829, England, and died before 1900, Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois.

They met when he came to sell paint for the barn and he fell in love with Artymesa, and eloped with her to Champaign, Illinois. He started a paint store there.

In the 1880 Census, Illinois, Champaign County, Champaign Township, p. 48A, is found:

William PRICE    Self M Male   W 49 ENG Painter       ENG ENG
Artemesia PRICE  Wife M Female W 44 IN  Keeping House MA  PA
Thomas E. PRICE  Son  S Male   W 22 IL  Painter       ENG IN
John F. PRICE    Son  S Male   W 20 IL  Painter       ENG IN
David W. PRICE   Son  S Male   W 18 IN  Painter       ENG IN
Mary H. PRICE    Dau  S Female W 16 IL                ENG IN
Nellie G. PRICE  Dau  S Female W 13 IL                ENG IN
Elizabeth PRICE  Dau  S Female W 11 IL                ENG IN
Minnie B. PRICE  Dau  S Female W  7 IL                ENG IN
Annie G. PRICE   Dau  S Female W  5 IL                ENG IN
Cora M. PRICE    Dau  S Female W  3 IL                ENG IN

Children of William and Artemisia8 (Whitney) Price:

i. Thomas E. Price, b. about 1858, Illinois; no further record. Possibly the same as Thomas L. Price who m. 1 Dec 1886, Champaign County, Illinois, Eva Bogardus.
ii. John F. Price, b. about 1860, Illinois; m. 26 Dec 1883, Champaign County, Illinois, Sarah McConnell.
iii. David W. Price, b. about 1862, Indiana; m. 29 Jan 1890, Champaign County, Illinois, Margaret M. Gallagher. Children:
1. David W. Price, Jr., b. 1893, Illinois; no further record.
2. son Price (twin), b. 1895, Illinois; no further record.
3. Kenneth R. Price (twin), b. 1895, Illinois; no further record.
iv. Mary H. Price, b. about 1864, Illinois; m. 23 Oct 1895, Champaign County, Illinois, Matthew B. Williamson.
v. Nellie G. Price, b. about 1867, Illinois; no further record.
vi. Elizabeth Price, b. about 1869, Illinois; "Bessie" m. 21 Mar 1900, Champaign County, Illinois, Curtis McIntyre.
vii. Minnie B. Price, b. about 1873, Illinois; no further record.
viii. Annie G. Price, b. about 1875, Illinois; m. 25 Feb 1906, Fred Hahn, son of Charles Hahn.
ix. Cora M. Price, b. 3 Feb 1877, Illinois; d. Aug 1970, Illinois; never married.


Most information from the research of Lynne Alber, on this web page:

  1. "Online Family Tree, by", family group sheet of Thomas and Hannah (Preston) Whitney.

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