Biography of

John Calvin Price


Born 16 Oct 1840, Marlin's Bottom, WV
Died 20 Sep 1915
Married 09 Jul 1885, Florida See


John Calvin Price taken May 1, 1865 at Lynchburg, VA.

Children Born
Ligon Price  



J. C. Price - J. C. Price died very suddenly on September 20, 1915.  Death was due to heart failure.  He was born October 16, 1840, at Marlin's Bottom, the present site of the town of Marlinton, WV.  At the outbreak of the war he enlisted in Company F, 1st Virginia Calvary, and served throughout the war.  He was wounded once when home on a furlough while trying to escape capture by swimming Greenbrier River.  After the war he engaged in farming and cattle raising and made a comfortable fortune.  He was twice married, his second wife, with two sons and one daugther surviving him.  Mr. Price had a fine memory and a good gift in conversation.  he knew much of the early history of Powatan County, which he liked to tell along with his war rememberences.