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105. Gen. Sterling PRICE49 was born on 20 September 1809 in Prince Edward County, Virginia. He died on 29 September 1867 at the age of 58 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri.

History of Howard and Chariton Counties" page 481. It states
" The General suffered with chronic disease of the bowels, first contracted in
Mexico some twenty years previous. Here he engaged in business as a commission merchant, and established a prosperous house. His health continued to decline, and all efforts to restore it were unavailing, and on the 29th of September 1867, he died at peace with all mankind. After the body had lain in state in the church, at the corner of Eighth street and Washington avenue, for several days, where thousands took their farewell look at their beloved and honored chieftain, he was buried in Bellefontaine cemetery, on the 3rd of October.


Children were:
Gen. Edwin Waller Price b: 10 Jun 1835 in Keytesville, CHARITON, Missouri
Amanda Williamson Price b: Aug 1837 in Keytesville, CHARITON, Missouri
Col. Celsus Price b: 1 Mar 1841 in , MO
Heber Price b: 31 Jan 1844 in Keytesville, CHARITON, Missouri
Martha Sterling Price b: 23 Apr 1846 in Keytesville, CHARITON, Missouri
Quintus Price b: 21 Sep 1851 in Keytesville, CHARITON, Missouri
Athol Price b: 5 Dec 1856 in Keytesville, CHARITON, Missouri

Gen. Sterling PRICE and Martha HEAD were married on 14 May 1833 in Randolph County, Missouri. Martha HEAD was born (date unknown).