Capt Benjamin Price

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Capt Benjamin Price

Birth
Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Death unknown
Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial
Memorial ID 84931439 · View Source
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Grandson of MORDECAI PRICE Sr 1660 – 1715 and MARY PARSONS 1661 – 1718

Believed to be son of one of Mordecai's sons (confirmed through DNA tests), either Thomas 1708-1741 or Benjamin; Thomas, per "Baltimore County Families, 1659-1759". However, new records giving the son of Thomas as the Benjamin Price who married Temperance, so now considering Benjamin Price Sr as the father and Mary Thomas the mother.

Per DAR records, died aft 1784 in Baltimore County, Maryland; per military documentation, was wounded at Battle of St. Clair and released after 1796
"St. Clair's Defeat also known as the Battle of the Wabash, the Battle of Wabash River or the Battle of a Thousand Slain,[1] was a battle fought on November 4, 1791 in the Northwest Territory of the United States of America. The U.S. Army faced the Western Confederacy of Native Americans, as part of the Northwest Indian War. It was "the most decisive defeat in the history of the American military."[2] It was the largest victory ever won by Native Americans.[3] "

wounded in battle under M. Gen. St. Clair, with Miami Indns. 4 Nov 1791; Lieut. Infy 16 Mar 92: Capt 4. sub-legion rk fm June 92: Paymr Oct. 92: 'out' in 96

Married MILLICENT VAUGHN 1734 – 1787; parents of (at least):

Christopher PRICE 1750 – 1833 (through SAR records) [m. Hatfield]
Benjamin PRICE Jr [m. Wheeler]
John PRICE
Melinda PRICE [m. Wheeler]
Mordecai PRICE III [m. Boring]
Thomas PRICE Sr
Rachel PRICE 1750 – 1787 [m. Carr]
EDITH PRICE 1755 – 1830 [m. Busby]
(Ref. Colonial Families of America Vol III)

DAR Ancestor
PRICE, BENJAMIN
Service: MARYLAND Rank: CAPTAIN
Birth: 3-8-1732 BALTIMORE CO MARYLAND
Death: (ANTE) 1784 BALTIMORE CO MARYLAND
Service Source: ARCH OF MD VOL.18, pp 363,452,521
Service Description: 1) LT JAS WINCHESTER; MAJ JOHN STEWARD, HENRY HARDMAN; LCOL PETER ADAMS
Residence 1) County: BALTIMORE CO - State: MARYLAND
Spouse MILLICENT VAUGHN

For my 5th great grandfather


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  • Created by: janicet
  • Added: 13 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84931439
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Benjamin Price (8 Mar 1732–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84931439, ; Maintained by janicet (contributor 47361005) Non-Cemetery Burial.