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BEYNON & PRICE
 FAMILIES

 

BEYNON
Riverside Cemetery, Adams County, Colorado

 

Father William Beynon, Dec 31, 1852 - July 25, 1926
Mother Jessie C. Beynon, Oct. 9, 1865 - Feb. 13, 1919

 


Willie C. Son of William & Jessie Beynon
Born May 6, 1889 - Died Nov. 12, 1889

 


William Beynon - b. ca. 1850 England

Starting with the 1880 Federal Census for Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado there is a
William Beynon, age 30, b. ca. 1850, England, listing his occupation as a calciner.
Couldn't locate a marriage for William and wife Jessie.

There are two Beynon family households enumerated in the 1885 Denver, Arapahoe County,
State of Colorado Census.  They are the households of Thomas D. Price and J. W. Beynon.
 

Thomas D. Price - born ca. 1837 Wales

Thomas D. Price arrived in Denver sometime between 1880 and 1885 from Topeka, Shawnee
County,  Kansas. The table below is Thomas Price's family as enumerated in 1880 in Kansas.
Thomas Price, b. ca. 1837, Wales, is married to Elizabeth Beynon, b. ca. 1843, Pennsylvania,
daughter of Welsh immigrants.  They have two children John, b. ca. 1870, and Margaret, b. ca. 1877. Thomas and Elizabeth married sometime between 1858-1870.

Mother-in-law, Margaret Beynon, b. ca. 1819, Wales and a son Edward Beynon, b. ca. 1858, Pennsylvania are living in the Thomas Price household in Kansas.

Mother-in-law Margaret Beynon, died sometime between 1880 and 1885. A new member of the household in 1885 is Roser Beynon, b. ca. 1855, Pennsylvania.

 

Name Relation Age Birthplace b. ca. Occupation Father's Mother's
Thomas D. Price Husband 43 Wales 1837 Engineer Wales Wales
Elizabeth Price
(mn Beynon)
Wife 37 PA 1843 Keeping
House
Wales Wales
John Price Son 10 PA 1870 At Home Wales PA
Margaret Price Daughter 3 PA 1877 At Home Wales PA
Margaret Beynon Mother-in-law 61 Wales 1819 At Home Wales Wales
Edward Beynon Brother-in-law 22 PA 1858 Machinist Wales Wales
               

 

J. W. Beynon, b. ca. 1840 Wales

The second Price family in Denver in 1885 is J. W. Beynon, b. ca. 1840 Wales, wife C Beynon, b. ca. 1840, Pennsylvania, and two sons both born in Pennsylvania: C. W. Beynon, b. ca. 1871 and J. H. Beynon, b. ca. 1873.

 

David H. Price, b. ca. 1828 - South Wales

The Beynon family gravestones are located adjacent to the Seerie family plot.  David Duff Seerie married in 1887, Margaret A. Price, b. 1866, the daughter of Welsh immigrant David H. Price, who came to the United States about the year 1865, and first settled in Iowa City, Iowa before migrating west to Colorado the late 1870s.

The Welsh family of David H. Price, a miner,  and wife Elizabeth, b. ca. 1831, Wales,  first lived at Caribou, a mining town, outside of the town of Boulder.  David and Eliza Price had five children born between 1855-1869: Eliza Price, John R. Price; Rufus Price;  Edwin Price, Margaret A. Price, and Rhoda Price.  Eliza, John, and Rufus were born in Wales while Edwin, Margaret and Rhoda were born in Iowa City, Iowa.

David Price, 57,  along with his children Edwin, 15, Margaret, 14,  and Rhoda, 11, purchased in 1880 the "Queen of the Valley Lode" near Magnolia, about ten miles outside of Boulder, from J. M. York. One year later in 1881 David Price filed a Quit Claim Deed transferring the Queen of the Valley Lode to sons John Price and Rufus Price. The two sons, John and Rufus, then sold the Queen of the Valley Lode in 1882 to Reeve Smith and William Hemenway. The Price family moved to Denver sometime between 1882 and 1885. 

Son Rufus Price remained in Boulder County where in the year 1883 Rufus and partners T. J. Lafferty, A. J. McCorkle, Ed A. Knapp, Wm W. Bentley, and L. Poquette filed a location certificate for the Jinks Lode.
 

David's daughter, Mrs. Margaret A. Price Seerie, died in 1906 from tuberculosis and was buried in Riverside Cemetery.  Her obituary stated that sister Eliza "Mrs. Thomas Davidson" lived in Salt Lake City, while Rhoda "Mrs. Harvey George Morgan" resided in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   Her three brothers John Price, Edwin Price, and Rufus Price lived 'in the west.'

Margaret A. (mn Price) Seerie
December 31, 1866-February 21, 1906
Riverside Cemetery, Adams County, Colorado

 

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