Joseph Price1

#3972, (7 February 1758 - 15 February 1843)
Relationship3rd great-grandfather of William David Lewis

Family 1

Elizabeth Ann Gillison b. s 1759, d. s 1814
Children 1.Thompson Price+1 (c 1780 - bt 1810 - 1811)
 2.Rebecca Price4 (c 1783 - )
 3.Nancy Price+4 (1787 - 1858)
 4.Gillison Price+11,4 (1789 - 1857)
 5.Larkin Price+4 (1791 - 1856)
 6.Elizabeth "Betsy" Price4 (c 1793 - c 1830)
 7.Esther Price+4 (1803 - 1848)
 8.Mary Price4 (c 1806 - )

Family 2

Margaret Rogers b. 1775, d. 1842
Birth*7 February 1758He was born on 7 February 1758 at Hunterdon Co., New JerseyG.1,2 
between 1775 and 1782 Military service. Excerpt, letter from N. W. Morgan, Acting Commissioner, to Juanina Y. Thornton, dated 14 Apr 1931, responding to he request for information about the pension file of Joseph Price (see exhibit for complete pension file):
[Joseph Price] alleged that while residing in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, he enlisted in July, 1775 and served about six months in Captain Joseph Stout's company, Colonel William Maxwell's New Jersey regiment, and from February 1, 1776 in Captain Walter Stewart's company, Colonel Shee's Pennsylvania regiment until in August, after which he served as corporal in the New Jersey militia under Captains Philip Medler or Meadler, Peter Campbell and Colonel Joseph Beavers, until April 14, 1777, when he went to Abbeville District, South Carolina, and served from 1777 until 1782 on short tours under General Andrew Pickens. He stated that his service in all amounted to seventeen one-half months as private and six months as corporal.
The claim was not allowed as he did not furnish satisfactory proof of service as required by the pension laws.
between 1775 and 1782.1
circa April 1777He removed circa April 1777 South Carolina.3 
Marriage*circa 1779He married Elizabeth Ann Gillison, daughter of Archibald Gillison and Jean Larkin, circa 1779 at South CarolinaG.4 
1790He and Elizabeth Ann Gillison appeared on the census of 1790 at Pendleton Co., South CarolinaG; neis. Josiah Downen, William Jolly, William Thompson, Joseph Canada, Ratcliff Boon, James Barton.5 
1800He and Elizabeth Ann Gillison appeared on the census of 1800 at Pendleton Co., South CarolinaG.6 
1804He and Elizabeth Ann Gillison removed in 1804 Kentucky.7 
circa 1807Settled in the county, while Indiana was a territory circa 1807.8 
1807In 1807, Joseph Price and Elizabeth Ann Gillison settled in Knox (now Posey) Co. while Indiana was a territory.7,8 
Marriage*say 1816He married Margaret Rogers say 1816.2 
1820He and Margaret Rogers appeared on the census of 1820 at Harmony Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG; (neis. Joshua Wade, Sam'l Barton.)9 
1830He appeared on the census of 1830 at New Harmony, Posey Co., IndianaG.10 
Death*15 February 1843He died on 15 February 1843 at Posey Co., IndianaG, at age 85.2 
Burial*February 1843He was buried in February 1843 at Callahan (Carnahan) Cemetery, Poseyville, Posey Co., IndianaG.2 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis


  1. [S464] Joseph Price file; Pension No. R. 8470; Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files; M804 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration), "Be it remembered that on the 13th day of March in the year of Our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirty five - personally appeared before the Judges of the Posey Circuit Court (It being a Court of Record) at its March Term 1835 at the Court House in Mount Vernon - Joseph Price a resident of Harmony Township in said county of Posey aged 77 years on the Seventh day of last February." (declaration of 13 March 1835, p. 1).
  2. [S1728] Steve Malone, The Pioneer Williams Families of Smith Township, Posey County, Indiana (, 2014), p. 140, Posey County Cemetery Records, 1814-1979 by Carroll O. Cox (1979), p. 141. Graves located in Carnahan [Callahan] Cemetery.
    Joseph, born in Huntington [sic: Hunterdon] Co. New Jersey
    Feb. 7, 1758
    Feb. 15, 1843
    Soldier in Rev.
    Margarett, his wife, died March 1, 1842
    Aged 68 years.
  3. [S464] Joseph Price, Pension No. R. 8470, NARA M804, "after this (around April 1777) declarant went to the South on a visit to his friends - and took up his Residence there." (declaration of 13 March 1835).
  4. [S465] Hoops Family, Geoffrey Hoops, owner, online \\. Hereinafter cited as Hoops Family.
  5. [S268] 1790 U.S. Federal Census, image viewed online or 2 M (16+) [Joseph, Thompson]; 2 m (<16) [Gillison, ?]; 4 F [Elizabeth Ann, Rebecca, Nancy, ?]; possibly m Larkin if census was late or his birthyear is wrong.
  6. [S269] 1800 U.S. Federal Census. M (26-44) [Joseph (42); F (26-44) [Elizabeth Ann]; m (<10) [Larkin], 2 m (10-15) [Gillison (11), ?]; f (<10) [Elizabeth (7], f (10-15) [Nancy (13)].
  7. [S464] Joseph Price, Pension No. R. 8470, NARA M804, "he Removed from South Carolina to the State of Kentucky in 1804 Resided there three years from thence he Removed to Posey County Indiana where he now Resides " (declaration of 13 March 1835).
  8. [S284] William P. Leonard, History and Directory of Posey County (Evansville: A.C. Isaacs, 1882), "Besides those whom we have enumerated in a preceding page, and who settled in the county, while Indiana was a territory, there were...George Rapp, founder of the town of Harmonie (now known as New Harmony), and associates, Wm., David, James and Thomas Robb, sen., (after whom Robb township was named), Nathaniel Ewing, John P. Phillips, Leander Defur (the last three being the first to enter in that part of the county), Joshua Overton, James Anderson, Eliacum Anderson, Simon Reeter, Benjamin Venable, Langston, Drew, Phillip Amech, Robert Downey, Joseph Price, Gillison Price..."
    p. 22, 23, Historical Sketches.
  9. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. Harmony; Joseph Price(45+); F (45+) [Elizabeth Ann]; f (16-25) [____]; f (<10) [___].
  10. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. M (70-80) [Joseph (72); F (50-60) [ ? ].
  11. [S1628], online, shared standing marker, reset on concrete base. Gillison Price, b. Mar. 21, 1789, d. May 28, 1857; Mary, wife of Gillison Price [no dates]. Narrative: Gillison, b. SC, son of Joseph Price and Elizabeth "Ann" Gillison; marr. in Christian Co. KY. Mary Ann Williams, b. unk., dau. of James Williams and Nancy West, bro. of Jesse Williams, d. 5 Sep 1796. Bur. Locust Grove Cemetery, Mount Erie, Wayne Co. IL. Memorials 8616732 and 8616739, created by Kristen, photo added by Ruth Ann Kunce.