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Elizabeth Edwards Price
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1856
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1856
Iowa, USA

Newborn daughter of Margaret Edwards and John Price of Monkton, Pembroke, Wales.

Her parents and a four year old brother had left Iowa City and were traveling with other immigrant LDS Church members, headed for the Great Salt Lake Valley.

They had lost a baby daughter in Wales and then one baby boy, while aboard ship on the Atlantic, less than six months earlier.

Near the last crossing of the Platte River, Elizabeth, their fourth child, was born, only to live two days. She was buried there on the Great Plains.

The heartache borne by these parents is impossible to imagine.

"WE'LL MEET AGAIN"

A blanket wraps your tiny form,
As if it's presence can make you warm.
We cannot stop our freezing tears,
Nor think of future, empty years.

Nor even take the time to grieve,
For we must surely take our leave.
The handcarts slowly move along;
We, among the tattered throng.

We trudge along, behind the carts;
Choking sobs, with broken hearts.
Blinding sleet now numbs our pain;
Our only hope, "We'll meet again".
...............~Shirleen C. Farley 2011

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Price (1820 - 1883)
  Margaret Edwards Price (1832 - 1866)
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Ann Price (1853 - 1854)*
  Joseph Price (1855 - 1856)*
  Elizabeth Edwards Price (1856 - 1856)
  Jenkins Edwards Price (1858 - 1863)*
  William Henry Price (1868 - 1931)**
  Mary Jane Price (1870 - 1871)**
  Ephriam Charles Price (1871 - 1871)**
  Martha Susannah Price (1872 - 1872)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Buried on the Great Plain, Iowa; Last Platte River Crossing.
 
Created by: history4sure
Record added: Apr 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68933740
 

Blessings
- history4sure
 Added: Apr. 27, 2011
 
 
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