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Eli Kirk Price, Sr
Birth: Jul. 20, 1797
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1884
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Great-Great-Grandson of Roger and Elizabeth (Duck) Kirk.

Great-Grandson of Alphonsus and Abigail (Sharpley) Kirk.

Grandson of William and Mary (Buckingham) Kirk.

Son of Philip and Rachel (Kirk) Price.

Eli Kirk Price wrote, and with the aid of his brother Philip Jr., printed and circulated the Memoir of Philip and Rachel Price (1852), reprinted at Glasgow in The British Friend.

Eli Kirk Price also wrote:

The Family-Discourse on the Family as an Element of Government, Position of Eli Kirk Price, on the Liquor Question, Defined by the Facts, (1854).

Speech of Eli K. Price, of Philadelphia, in the Senate of Pennsylvania, April 6th and 7th 1855, on the Bill to Restrain the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors.

Rebecca Memorial of Our Daughter for Her Child (1862).

The Diary of John Pemberton: For the Years 1777-1778 (1867).

Penn Squares (1867).

The History of the Consolidation of the City of Philadelphia (1873).

The Glacial Epochs (1876).

Sylviculture (1877).

Biographical sketches of James Embree, Philip Price and Eli K. Price for the History of Chester County (1881).


"The one blank in the record of deaths another must fill. The survivor leaves it for the posterity of his sisters and brothers to continue the family narratives, as they may be influenced by the sense of duty."
Eli Kirk Price 1881


Read: The Clan of Dr. Robert (Church) Kirk
by Kurtis Kirk

 
 
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 Parents:
  Philip Price (1764 - 1837)
  Rachel Kirk Price (1763 - 1847)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Embree Price (1799 - 1862)
 
 Children:
  Rebecca E. Price Withers (1829 - 1861)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Price Sharples (1785 - 1852)*
  Hannah Price Davis (1787 - 1861)*
  Benjamin Price (1793 - 1872)*
  Sarah Price Carmalt (1795 - 1873)*
  Eli Kirk Price (1797 - 1884)
  Isaac Price (1799 - 1825)*
  Philip M Price (1802 - 1870)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: One of the founders of Woodlands/state senator , sponsored 1854 Consolidation Act/helped found Fairmount Park Commission in 1867 and served as its chairman until 1884
 
Burial:
Woodlands Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: C 243-252
 
Maintained by: Kurtis Kirk
Originally Created by: Mark Maxwell
Record added: Feb 20, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13402616
Eli Kirk Price, Sr
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Website http://www.fraysier.com/wi/grpbib593.html, #8890 Biographical Sketch of Philip Price. It was presented by his direct descendant and contains a complete history of this family.
- Neil D Scheidt
 Added: Apr. 27, 2016
Rest In Peace
- The Pathfinder
 Added: May. 5, 2015
Warm wishes from West Chester, PA. The boyhood home of Eli K. Price, a street there is named for his parents. -
- Keith S. Smith
 Added: Feb. 25, 2012
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