Alexander Lambrook Thomas
(Abt 1640-Bef 1713)
Alexander Price
(Abt 1660-1699)
Rebecca Thomas
(Abt 1660-After 1713)
Crispin Price


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1. Eve Hitch

Crispin Price

  • Born: 05 Nov 1689, Somerset Co., MD
  • Marriage (1): Eve Hitch about 1715 in Somerset Co., MD
  • Died: 10 Apr 1730-06 May 1730, Somerset Co., MD


"Crispine Price the son of Alexander Prise was borne of Rebecca his wife the fifth day of November Ao Do one thousand six hundred eighty & nine & was baptized by Mr. John Huett minister twelve days afterward." (SoLR-IKL)

On Aug 5 1713, Adam Hitch was listed as a witness (with Thomas Humphries Jr., Thomas Hickman, Thomas Vinson) to will of Lambrook Thomas who had listed son-in-law John Cordrey, daughter Mary Cordrey, granddaughter Mary Cordrey, daughter Rebecca Prise (Price), grandson Crispine Prise, grandson Elick Prise, and granddaughters Ann Prise and Grase Prise. (SoW-EB9:47).

Crispin Price's will was probated in Somerset County on Apr 10 1730 and gave his plantation to "eldest son" Alexander Price as it is divided and the remaining part to son Solomon. It also mentions children Rachell, Ann, Solomon and Eve Price. His (un-named) wife is listed as executrix. Witnesses were Adam Hitch (as Heatch), Thomas Humphries, Finch Jones and Samuel Hitch (as Hitch). (SoW-EB9:132)

For the estate of Crispin Price inventoried between May 6 1730 and Feb 15 1730/31, Solomon Heatch was listed as creditor. The estate was valued at 62.18.4. Admin was James Smith and Eve his wife (MdAcc-11:189).

On Aug 18 1731, John Heatch provided surety against the estate of Chrispin Price. James Smith and Eve his wife (This is John's sister Eve Hitch) were listed as executors (SoJ-1730/33:144).

There is a land transaction dated Oct 13 1778 in Somerset County between John Read and Henry Handy where Read sells to Handy land that Crispin Price owned in his lifetime, a 300 acre tract called "Newberry" in "Rockawalkin near Mr. Waggaman's Mill." The record states further that Crispin Price died intestate and left two sons and three daughters. Both sons "died in their minority without issue" and their three sisters, daughters of said Crispin Price inherited "Newberry" which they held undivided until the oldest daughter Rachel Price intermarried with Obediah Read who then bought the other tow girls, Anne and Eve out. At the time, Anne was married to Alexander Thomas Russell and Eve to Levin Hitch. Further, Obediah Read died leaving John Read 2/3 and his wife Rachel her "thirds." Rachel then married Thomas Stanford and she is "now dead intestate." (SoLR-G:132)

Crispin married Eve Hitch, daughter of Adam Hitch and Ann (?), about 1715 in Somerset Co., MD. (Eve Hitch was born about 1698 in Somerset Co., MD and died after 1731.)

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