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Walter (Rev.) Price[1, 2]

Male 1749 - 1818  (Age ~ 69)
Person ID: I112 | Tree: Shaun  |  Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020
   Has 2 ancestors and 66 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Walter (Rev.) Price  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Relationshipwith Shaun Clay Driver
    Born November 26, 1749  Llanartherey Parish, Carmarthenshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died July 14, 1818  Nashwaak, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Parents

    Family ID: F282 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Richard Price (ID:I125),   b. 29 May 1736, Llanartherey Parish, Carmarthenshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1784, Overton, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47) 
    Mother Mary Price (ID:I126),   b. Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Family

    Family ID: F19 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  |  Last Modified: 9 Feb 2019   
    Wife Mary Woods (ID:I111),   b. 1754, Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1820, Saint Marys, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66) 
    Married September 24, 1772  Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     

    1. Martha (1st) Price (ID:I121),   b. March 11, 1774, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1780, Llanartherey Parish, Carmarthenshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 5)  [natural]

     

    2. Walter Price (ID:I116),   b. 13 Jun 1775, Exeter, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef. 1857  (Age 81)  [natural]

     

    3. Thomas Price (ID:I115),   b. January 28, 1778, Llanfair Talhaiarn, Denbighshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. March 6, 1871, Worthing, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93)  [natural]

     

    4. Martha Maria Price (ID:I123),   b. January 14, 1780, Exeter, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. November 23, 1848, Nashwaak, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68)  [natural]

     

    5. John Price (ID:I122),   b. 14 Oct 1782, Exeter, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1857, Ludlow, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74)  [natural]

     

    6. Richard Perry Price (ID:I89),   b. December 30, 1784, Saint John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. October 15, 1825, Ludlow, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41)

     

    7. D'Ewes Coke Price (ID:I119),   b. 1786, Saint John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825  (Age 39)  [natural]

     

    8. Nathaniel Letchmere Price (ID:I124),   b. Apr 1788, Saint John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1825, Saint Marys, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37)  [natural]

     

    9. Mary Cook Price (ID:I120),   b. 1790, Saint John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1864  (Age 74)  [natural]

     

    10. George Price (ID:I114),   b. 1792, Nashwaak, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1817, Saint Marys, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25)  [natural]

     

    11. Charlotte (1st) Price (ID:I117),   b. 1792, Nashwaak, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1792, Saint Marys, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 )  [natural]

     

    12. Charlotte Elizabeth Woods (2nd) Price (ID:I113),   b. 1794, Nashwaak, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1848, Queensbury Parish, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54)  [natural]

     

    13. Moses J Price (ID:I118),   b. 1796, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1849  (Age > 54)  [natural]

    Other Personal Events

    Residence 1784  St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Rev. Price delivered letters to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel referencing his presence in St. John's in the Spring of 1784. 
    Text Extract - A Sermon Preached before the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts at the Parish Church of St. Mary-Le-Bow on Friday 18, 1785
    Text Extract - A Sermon Preached before the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts at the Parish Church of St. Mary-Le-Bow on Friday 18, 1785
    Newfoundland

    In the beginning of last spring the Rev. Walter Price, Curate of Dartmouth, having been recommended to the Society by the principal merchants and traders at that place, as a very proper person to succeed the late Mr. Langman in the Mission of St. John's, Newfoundland, was accordingly appointed to it, and the Society have had the satisfaction of hearing that he is very happily settled there, and meets with the encouragement which has diligent attention to the duties of his function may induce him to expect from the regard and esteem of his congregation.

    In the course of the year the Society have received several letters from him, by which it appears in general, that the religious state of the island requires much more spiritual assistance than the Society are at present enabled to afford, there being many places where a Minister might be very advantageously employed The Popish religion prevails much throughout the island.

    There are about two or thee (sic) thousand winter residents in St. John's. Mr. Price had baptised 31, married 16, buried 66. The principal inhabitants and magistrates constantly attend church, but the number of communicants is as yet very small.

    Besides the care of his own proper parish, he has occasionally visited other places: in particular, Pity Harbor and Bay Bull, thirty-two miles from St. John. At the latter place there are 600 inhabitant, but very few Protestants. He represents to the Society that there are southern parts of the island, from Ferryland to Cape Rois, stand in great need of a Missionary. That, at Placentia, St. Mary;s, Fortune Bay, and Trepassey, there are many English people settled who have never heard the word of God preached among them for thirty years past.

    The northern part, from Trinity Bay to Cape St. John's, is equally destitute of the opportunities of public worship. In some places a few religious lay men assemble their neighbours together, and read the service of the church and a sermon. This has been the case more particularly at Trinity Bay and the adjacent harbors, where a Minister has long been wanting. The principal inhabitants, however, being now in a more settled state since the peace, and thoroughly sensible of the baneful influence which the want of religious instruction and public worship have had or (sic) the morals and happiness of the people, have expressed their concern to the Society, and earnestly solicited the protection and assistance. At the same time they have recommended a gentleman of good abilities and unblemished character, who at present endeavors to supply the defect by reading prayers to supply the defect by reading prayers and a sermon to his neighbors every Lord's day; and whom they would be happy to have fixed that place as a Missionary from the Society. And considering the deplorable situation of the people there, and the strong assurances that the person recommended is very likely to answer the Society's view in spreading the knowledge of the Gospel, they have leave for his repairing to England that he may be ordained, and return Missionary to that place.

    The Society have sent Mr. Price a large number of prayer-books and religious tracts.
    Residence Dec 1790  Nashwaak, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In addition to the Sermon, references to the date are contained in the text "The Church of England in Loyalist New Brunswick" by Ross N. Hebb cites on page 34 that Price moved to Nashwakk in December 1790 and Arrivals: Our First Families in New Brunswick 
    Text Extract - A Sermon Preached before the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts at the Parish Church of St. Mary-Le-Bow on Friday 17, 1797
    Text Extract - A Sermon Preached before the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts at the Parish Church of St. Mary-Le-Bow on Friday 17, 1797
    Extract contains the salary of £50 for Walter Price a Missionary at Nashwalk, New Brunswick.
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - November 26, 1749 - Llanartherey Parish, Carmarthenshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - September 24, 1772 - Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1784 - St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Dec 1790 - Nashwaak, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - July 14, 1818 - Nashwaak, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Winslow Papers - Original of Rev. Walter Price's Report on the Parish of St. Mary's, York Co.
    Winslow Papers - Original of Rev. Walter Price's Report on the Parish of St. Mary's, York Co.
    Dated August 8, 1803, the original has been transcribed by Rev. W.O. Raymond in 1901 on behalf of New Brunswick Historical Society.

    The report references 903 residents in the parish (mostly children) and two lakes, now known as Lake Killarney and Lake Carelton, the latter being "... of no consequence owing to its inland situation."

    The remainder of the report references resources and potential farmland although "[n]o experiments however in this article have been made owing perhaps to the necessity the settlers are under of first attending to the provisions of Life and the want of surplus labor beyond the object, or the ignorance of the settlers in the culture & manufacture of it."

    Rev. Walter Price also notes that "[i]ntroducing Africans to this climate will I doubt be found ineffectual."
    Documents
    Winslow Papers - Edited by Rev. W.O. Raymond - pgs. 497-498
    Winslow Papers - Edited by Rev. W.O. Raymond - pgs. 497-498
    Transcription of the Winslow Papers in 1901. The referenced pages include Rev. Walter Price's letter on the Parish of St. Mary's, York. Co. The original also contained in his profile.

    Notable excerpts are that the population of the parish was 903 people, predominantly children, with 2,302 acres of land having been cleared for cultivation.

    The letter references Heron Lake and Lake Carleton with the latter being of no consequence at the time due to its inland situation. The remainder of the article references resources and potential areas for developing cultivation that have not been undertaking due to "... the necessity the settlers are under of first attending to the provisions of Life and the want of surplus labor beyond this object, or the ignorance of the settlers in the culture & manufacture of it."

    The Rev. Walter Price also states that introducing "Africans" to this climate will I doubt be found ineffectual."

    Birth Certificate - Nathaniel L Price
    Birth Certificate - Nathaniel L Price
    Births and Baptisms in the Parish of St. John the Baptists District St. John's Centre for Oct. 27, 1788

    Parents: Walter and Mary Price.
    Birth date: April 7, 1788
    Baptized: April 10, 1788
    Text Extract - Dictionary of the Miramichi Biography - Richard P Price
    Text Extract - Dictionary of the Miramichi Biography - Richard P Price
    As contained at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick - pg. 827

    Son of Rev. Walter Price and Mary Woods; married Abigail Hove, daughter of Aaron Hovey and Dorothy Price.

    References that he is one of three sons of Walter Price, although other records certainly reference more sons. Notes that his father, Rev. Walter Price, resigned from pastoral duties in 1799 before being elected as an MLA in 1802.

    Richard was appointed Justice of the Peace in 1813 and a parish school trustee in 1817. He held a number of local appointments and was employed as a farmer and lumberer. Price and Abigail had 11 children and his position as magistrate and school trustee was taken by older brother John on his death.

    * notes state that Royal Gazette death notice states he was born in Devonshire, England but researches contend his father was stationed in Newfoundland from 1783.

    * additional reference to a curse on Price family that would cause the children to marry first cousins - and indeed five of the ten children that lived to adulthood did so.

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