52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #4 Invite to Dinner – Margaret Price

The person I would invite to dinner would be my 2x great grandmother, Margaret Price (1815-1901). The marriage certificate for Margaret and my 2x great grandfather Joseph Whimpey lists her father as John Price, a farmer.  Her son, Isaac’s birth certificate lists her birthplace as Merthyr Kinnock, Brecknockshire (or Merthyr Cynog, Breconshire), and her year… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #4 Invite to Dinner – Margaret Price

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Price

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was my 2x great grandmother Margaret Price:  My ancestral line is: Me. My dad, Ivon Walter Whimpey (1923-2009) His father, John Ernest Whimpey (1884-1960) His father, Joseph Whimpey (1848-1919) His mother, Margaret Price (1815-1901) A few years ago, I received an email from a distant cousin,… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Price

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #30 John Price

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. This week’s theme is: Challenging: It’s a good time to take a look at another challenging-to-research ancestor. For this week, I have chosen my 3x great… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #30 John Price