FRANCIS MARION PRICE              GRAVESTONE PHOTO                      

Born:  Sept. 18, 1846 and Died:  Aug. 22, 1913

Buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin City, Kansas



  Francis Marion Price was born September 18, 1846, in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, a son of William C. and Hannah J. Price. When he was thirteen years of age he came to Kansas with his father in 1859. They located in Willow Springs Township of Douglas County and F. M. Price made that his home almost constantly until his death on August 22, 1913. He was one of the boy soldiers of the Union army. He enlisted September 5, 1862, a few days before his sixteenth birthday, in Company B, Twelfth Regiment, Kansas Volunteer Infantry. From that time he was in continuous service until honorably discharged May 24, 1865. On September 8, 1868 he was united in marriage with Margaretta Isabella Gallaher. She was born September 1, 1850, in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Ross) Gallaher. Her parents came to Kansas in 1867 locating in Douglas County, where Mrs. F. M. Price lived until her death on September 30, 1887.