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Below is a family biography included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.   These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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B. FRANK PRICE, M. D., Braddock, was born in Meigs county, Ohio, in 1845, fifth son in the family of twelve children of Charles and Sarah (Sisson) Price, former a native of Virginia, of Welsh and German ancestry, and by occupation a farmer. The subject of this memoir was educated at the public schools and Nelson’s College, Cincinnati, Ohio, and in 1866 commenced the study of medicine under the preceptorship of Dr. Hayworth, of Ohio; entered the Cincinnati College of Medicine and Surgery in 1869, graduating thereat in 1872. The doctor then commenced the practice of his profession in West Virginia, where he remained ten years, and then, in 1883, moved to Braddock. He was married in 1865 to Mary F. Kerrigan, a native of Indiana, and two children (one now deceased) were born to them. In 1862 Dr. Price enlisted in the 7th Ohio battery and served three years in the civil war. He and family are members of the M. E. Church; politically he is a republican.

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This family biography is one of 2,156 biographies included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.

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