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19. John PRICE V38 was born about 1724.12 He died before March 1772 at the age of 48 in Halifax County, Virginia.39

There is no conclusive proof that this John Price is a son of John and Hannah Williamson Price. Most of the names chosen for his children are given names common to this Price family. His wife was named as Sarah in his will.

There is another marriage seen for this John - to Elizabeth Brown, 7 Jul 1744 in Albemarle Co VA. Said to have had a daughter Lucinda. Some researches have apparently tried to reconcile this discrepancy by calling John Price's wife "Sarah Brown".

I do not know which is correct, and he could have been married twice, but the following records seem to apply to a John Price of appropriate age.

7 Oct 1751 John Freeman of Henrico sold John Price of Goochland, 258 acres in Henrico. [Since John Price, husband of Hannah Williamson died before 20 Aug 1751 as evidenced by a deed from his son Daniel to John Bibb, this cannot be that John Price.]

3 Apr 1756, John Price of Goochland sold Samuel Shepherd of Henrico 258 acres on a branch of Deep Run. The tract was part of a greater tract patented to George Freeman and deeded to his son John. Wit: William Street, William & Susannah Willis. [Samuel Shepherd married Elizabeth Price, daughter of John Price & Hannah Williamson, so this sale could have been to a brother-in-law. The Willis & Price families were interrelated.]

5 Aug 1760, David & Dorcas Hall of Henrico sold to John Price of Goochland, 50 acres in Henrico. The 50 acres was adj John Blackburn, William Hall & Alexander Parson. Witnesses were Christopher John Thomas, Samuel Shepherd & William Price. [Another appearance of Samuel Shepherd; a William Price known to be a son of John & Hannah Williamson.]

In 1756, Daniel Price, son of John Price & Hannah Williamson, bought land in Lunenburg Co as proved by a land purchase from Phillip Poindexter on 3 Jan 1756. In 1759, Daniel Price bought land in Lunenburg Co from Richard Brook. A John Price is listed as adjoining this property - he could be the unproved brother of Daniel.

The following will recorded in Halifax Co [which was formed from Lunenburg in 1752] could be this same John Price:
Halifax Co VA Wills 1752-1773 WB O, p.323
John Price: Will dated 28 Jul 1771; probate 19 Mar 1772. Wife: Sarah. Sons: William, John (under 21) & Matthew. Daughters: Elizabeth Blackwell, Mary Brooks, Hannah Farley, Sarah Price, Marcelva Price, Sookey Price, Agga Price & Ann Price. Exr: wife Sarah & son William. Wit: Moses Farley, William Scott, John Lynch. Security: Josiah Farley [son-in-law] & William Scott.

John PRICE V and Sarah [PRICE] were married.39 Sarah [PRICE]39 was born (date unknown).

Sarah was likely a 2nd wife based on the will of John Price. He appears to have married children and younger, minor children.

John PRICE V and Sarah [PRICE] had the following children:



William PRICE39 was born (date unknown).



Elizabeth PRICE39 was born (date unknown).

Married name was Blackwell.



Mary PRICE39 was born (date unknown).

Married name was Brooks.



Hannah PRICE.



John PRICE39,40 was born (date unknown).

Halifax Will Book 1, p.91; Aug Court 1774
Account of John Price by William Price his Guardian. Cash on hand and interest for one year. Dated 18 Aug 1774.



Matthew PRICE39,40 was born (date unknown).

Halifax Will Book 1, p.91; Aug Court 1774
Account of Matthew Price by William Price his guardian. Rent of plantation. 18 Aug 1774
p.129 Oct Court 1775
Matthew Price by Wm Price, guardian. Board & Schooling, Rent of plantation. 19 Oct 1775. [Either brother John has died, or became too old for guardianship.]
p.182 Aug Court 1777
Matthew Price by Wm Price, Guardian. Board & schooling, Rent of plantation. 21 Aug 1777.
p.235 Sept Court 1778
Matthew Price by Wm Price, Guardian. Rent of plantation 1773-1777. Account returned & recorded 17 Sep 1778.



Sarah PRICE39 was born (date unknown).



Marcelva PRICE39 was born (date unknown).



Sookey PRICE39 was born (date unknown).

Probably named, Susanna or Susan.



Agga PRICE39 was born (date unknown).

Name was likely Agatha.



Ann PRICE39 was born (date unknown).