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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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JOSEPH H. PRICE, M. D., post office Lancelot, is a son of John and Mary (Otterson) Price. His father was reared in Pittsburgh, and opened the first confectionery store in Allegheny City. In 1865 he was appointed overseer of the engineering department of the Western penitentiary, and died in 1868. His widow is still living, a resident of Allegheny City. Seven of their children are also living, as follows: William (a member of the firm of Reyner Bros., confectioners), Mary, Emma, Elizabeth and George (at home), Charles (a farmer of this township), and Joseph H., our subject, who was born April 4, 1854, in Allegheny City, and received his education at the public schools and the Newell Institute, and graduated from Jefferson Medical College, of Philadelphia, in 1879, and began the practice of his profession in Petersville, Butler county, where he remained one year. He then moved to Allegheny, and in 1886 located in Hampton township. He married, in 1883, Eva, daughter of J. P. and Elizabeth (Richards) Eaton, of Sewickley. They have one child, William. Dr. and Mrs. Price are members of the U. P. Church of Allegheny City.

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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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