Pueblo County, Colorado

Contributed by Karen Mitchell.

This gentleman, the present Sheriff of Pueblo County, was born in Montgomery County, Va., November 10, 1831. He was raised on a farm and received a common-school education. He immigrated West to Missouri in 1855. In the spring of 1860, he came to Colorado. After living about three years in different mining camps, he located, in the fall of 1863, at Pueblo, where he has since made his home. He was married at Mount Lincoln, September 10, 1861, to Miss Melaine Rowe. He was elected Sheriff of Pueblo County in 1869, which office he held three years. He afterward filled the office of Constable, and was also at one time City Marshal of Pueblo. He was again elected Sheriff in 1877, and was re-elected to the same office in 1880. Mr. Price has acquired extensive means, and is now one of the most prosperous and influential citizens of Pueblo County.  History of the Arkansas Valley, Colorado O L Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1881

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