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Free Genealogy Biography of William A.Price,
Pennsylvania Volunteer of the Civil War

William A. Price

William A. Price, barber, Waynesboro, was born in that place March 4, 1837, son of George and Lydia (Hoover) Price, both of German origin former, by trade a shoemaker, born in Frederick County, Md. latter born in Waynesboro. Our subject, the seventh in a family of twelve children, six of whom are still living, attended the schools of Waynesboro and chose the barber's trade, at which he has since worked in different places, but most of the time in. Waynesboro where he has been actively engaged in business since 1865.

He was married, in 1856 to Martha Ann Forney, daughter of Marks Forney and of German origin. Mr. and Mrs. Price are members of the Reformed Church. In politics he is a Democrat.

He enlisted in 1861 in Company A, Second Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 2nd Regiment, and served three months; later he enlisted in the Eleventh Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, 108th Regiment, and was first duty sergeant of Company D. He served in all four years, three months and fourteen days.

Source: Biographical Annals of Franklin County, Pennsylvania : containing genealogical records of representative families, including many of the early settlers, and biographical sketches of prominent citizens; Chicago. Genealogical Pub. Co.. 1905. Notes: Prepared in part by George O. Seilhamer.

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