Price-Gay Family Papers, 1822-1944

Price, Andrew, 1854-1909


approximately 14 cu. ft.
Arranged alphabetically by document type with photographs at the end followed by oversized materials.
Consists of documents, photographs, and artifacts related to Andrew Price and Anna Gay Price. The items in the collection are relative to three main topics: real estate matters, political matters, and personal matters. For more detailed information on the contents of the collection, please see the finding aid.
Andrew Price (1854-1909) was born at Chatsworth Plantation, St. Mary's Parish, Lousiana and received law degrees from Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee (1875) and Washington University in St. Louis (1877). In 1879, he married Anna Margaret Gay (1855-1939), native to St. Louis and granddaughter of Colonel Andrew Hynes (1786-1849), who was Adjutant General of Tennessee militia troops during the War of 1812 and who served as General William Carroll's aid at the Battle of New Orleans. Andrew Price served as a member of the United States House of Representatives for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district from 1889 to 1897. He also owned Clover Bottom Farm near Donelson, Tennessee.
Price-Gay Family Papers, 1822-1944, Tennessee State Library and Archives.
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