The Price Family Pages are dedicated to
my great grandmother
Cynthia Barthena McClaire Price Marrs
I would like to thank all those
who have shared their Price family stories with me.
** Indicates my direct line
I actually have two Price lines that meet with Cynthia's parents.
I have marked Her Mother's line as *L1
and her Father's line as *L2
RICE PRICE b. 1680-1690 Cardiff, Glamorshire,Wales. d. 1756
New Hanover NC
m. (1) ELIZABETH
m. (2) THOMASINA (TOMZIN) MATHIS 1718 New Hanover Co
NC b. 1703 New Haven Ct d. 1768
Abstract of North Carolina Wills
Compiled from Original and recorded wills in the office of the
Secretary of State
Will dated: September 27 1756. Sons: Richard, James Edmond
(to each is bequeathed negroes). Wife and Executrix: Tomzin.
Executor: Richard Price. Witness: John Rogers,
Henry Harker, Wm Pearse. Clerk of the court Ja. Moran
Children of Rice and Elizabeth RICE PRICE JR JOHN PRICEb. 1715 d. Jan 1802
Children of Rice and Tomasina JAMES PRICE b. 1719 d. 1795
MARY MOLLY PRICE (Rice1) b. 1725 New Hanover
Co NC d. 1813 Sampson Co NC
m. EDMOND HILLERY MATHIS (son of EZEKIEL (ZEAKELL)
MATHEWS MATHIS and ELIZABETHBODDIE) b. 1720
Isle of Wight Co VA d. 1783 Sampson Co NC Military: Edmund served in the Revolutionary War for two and a
half years as a musician in Captain Turner's Company. He enlisted
April 25 1776 and discharged Aug 10 1778.
Property:Edmond was granted land in 1766, 1770, and 1774
Duplin Co NC He also may have lived in Southampton Co VA as
he owned 135 acres south of Nattaway River. He sold this land to
Nathaniel Ridley Jan 8 1745
Occupation:Commissioned Nov 29 1766 as Justice of the
Peace in Duplin Co and served several years.
Will: Probated October term of Court 1783 Named his wife
Mary Mathis. Edward Fennell appointed Administrator of Edmond's
estate in SampsonCo Aug 1794 and the estate was divided in 1798
Children of Mary and Edmond EDMOND HILLERY MATHIS JR b. 1744 Duplin Co NC d. 1795 NC
m. SARAH DAVIS