(Sallie) E. Conn
1, 1845 —
John and Sarah (Sallie) were born in Kentucky. He was probably born in
County, near Cincinnati. They had five children: Harry
Allie Elizabeth Price,
Robert G. Price,
Nannie Ella Price
and Zetta A. Price
and John V. Price.
was shown in the 1850 census as a nine-year old resident of Mason County,
Kentucky. He lived in the household of his mother, Alice S. Word.
The only other resident of the home was Richard Word, age 16.
V. Price was a minister in the Christian Church.
He lived in Shelby
County, Kentucky in 1865.
picture is of John's son Harry Price
his wife, probably circa 1895.
1880 census showed John V. Price as a married, 43-year old resident of
Rochester, Butler County,
Kentucky. He was a preacher.
His wife, Sallie M. Price was 31 and was "keeping house."
He had four children living with him: Lizzie A. Price, age 14 (who
attended school within the past year); Robert G. Price, age 7 (who was shown as
being in some fashion disabled); Nannie E. Price, age 5; and Zetta A. Price age
3. All were born in Kentucky. John V.'s father was
Kentucky, but his mother in Virginia. Sallie's parents were born in
newspaper article in the possession of Doile Dennis Reeves in July 1975
contained the obituary of John's mother.
Alice S. Word, the oldest female resident of Dover
died at her home early Sunday morning at the advanced age of 82 years.
Mrs. Word had been very feeble for several years before her death
and her departure from among us was expected, though much regretted.
was born in Buckingham County,
Virginia, in 1808, and moved to Dover
in 1825, where she has resided ever since.
Mrs. Word was married twice and leaves several children, among
them being Mrs. James McDonald of this place, Mr. Richard Word of Covington,
Kentucky, and Rev. John V. Price of Greencastle, Kentucky. Deceased joined the
here in 1835 and continued an active and consistent member of her
congregation during her lifetime. The
funeral services were conducted Monday evening at her residence by Rev.
E.C. Savage, pastor of the M.E.
remains were taken to Mt. Olivet,
Kentucky, where they were interned Tuesday in the French
in the presence of a large gathering of sorrowing relatives and friends.
the article is not dated, the date for Mrs. Word's birth, added to her age at
death, indicates she died in about 1890.
John V. Price is shown in the 1900 census for Warren
County, Kentucky. He is 37, so
is definitely not this John V. Price, but may be a son.
to a newspaper clipping in the possession of Doile Dennis Reeves in July 1975, Sarah E. Conn died at the Christian Widows and
Orphans Home in Louisville, Kentucky
on a Saturday afternoon. She was
buried at First Christian Church in Louisville. Rev. Dr. A.E. House, the pastor of
the First Christian Church, conducted the service.
to one handwritten note in the papers of Doile Dennis Reeves and Norah Frances
Reeves, Sarah Conn was shown as "Sarah M. Conn."
a conversation in July 1975, Doile Dennis Reeves said Sarah E. Conn had three
brothers, George Conn, Nim
He believed her parents may have
come from England.
either lived or visited in Memphis,
Tennessee. She wrote a letter from there on
May 4, 1925.