Surname: Rice

Biographical Sketch of Oscar Rice, Jr.

Oscar Rice was born in Terrell County, Georgia, August 23, 1865, and was about two years of age when his parents removed to Kansas. He attended the public schools in Fort Scott and after leaving high school he started out as a traveling salesman for the Fort Scott Wholesale Drug Company. He was successfully engaged as traveling representative of that concern until 1910, when he planned and organized The Western Automobile Indemnity Association. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Mr. Rice for many years had been active in the Masonic Fraternity, is an active member of the Scottish Rite and is also a Knight Templar and Mystic Shriner. In 1914 he was Grand Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star. His chief hobby is automobiling. That naturally had made him a promoter of good roads. He was secretary of the Kansas City, Canada, and Gulf Good Roads project, and that had since developed into the Memphis and Jefferson Highway Association, of which Mr. Rice had...

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Biographical Sketch of J.D. Rice

J.D. Rice, attorney at law; is a native of N.Y.; moved to Marshall, Ia., in 1874; thence to Mapleton in 1878, and engaged in the practice of the law. He is a member of the school board.

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Biographical Sketch of Hiram Rice

Hiram Rice, Postmaster, Albion, has held the office of Postmaster since 1878; was appointed under R. B. Hayes’ administration. Prior to his appointment, he had been Assistant Postmaster about one year. He has a cigar, stationery and confectionery store in connection with the office, carrying a stock of $1,000. He is also, to some extent, engaged in loan business. He first located at Albion in 1871, engaging in farming four years and then was in mercantile business about one year. He was born at Racine, Wis., in 1851. When four years old, his parents moved to Minnesota, living there two years; then went to Pike’s Peak, remaining there until 1863. They then went to California and Nevada, but remained there only a short time. They returned to Wisconsin in the winter of 1864-65. The subject of this sketch then lived in Wisconsin and Ohio until 1866, when he went to Nebraska, living in Columbus until 1871. He was married in Albion, in the fall of 1879, to Miss Mabel Armstrong, who was born in Michigan. They have one child–Verne...

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Biographical Sketch of Augustus M. Rice

Augustus M. Rice was a soldier in the Rebellion, serving first in the 1st Mass. Cav., second in Co. I, 92d N. Y. Vols.. third in Co. F, Mass. H. A., and fourth in Co. C, 53d Mass. Vols. He was honorably discharged after having been in the army four years and three months. He married Mrs. Julia Foss, daughter of Timothy and Hannah Ellis, of Keene, and now resides in this...

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Biographical Sketch of Leonard M. Rice

Leonard M. Rice is a lawyer of Jefferson City, where his birth occurred February 9, 1887, his parents being Jefferson D. and Zara (McKenzie) Rice, both of whom were natives of Cole county, Missouri, as were their parents, their respective families having been represented in this state for many years. Leonard M. Rice was graduated front the high school of Jefferson City 1n 1904. He went to Chicago in 1909 and took up the study of law in the John Marshall Law school, from which he was graduated in 1912 with the LL.B. degree. He returned to Jefferson City and became connected with the Central Missouri Trust Company in their abstract and title department, where he continued until February, 1917, when he opened a law office, and in April of that year he was elected to the position of city attorney. In May, 1917, Mr. Rice enlisted and went to Fort Riley, where he was in training until August, 1917, when he was commissioned first lieutenant and assigned to the Three Hundred and Fifty-third Infantry of the Eighty-ninth Division. He went overseas in June, 1918, and remained with his division all through the Argonne drive and the St. Mihiel offensive together with other engagements. In February, 1919, Mr. Rice returned with his regiment to Newport News and was honorably discharged at Camp Funston, Kansas, on the 10th of that...

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Biography of Clarence A. Rice

Clarence A. Rice. Some highly developed farms lie along rural route No. 56 in Philo Township, and one of them is the place of Clarence A. Rice, which is in section 24. Mr. Rice has given a good account of his energies and ability and deserves to rank well to the front among the farming men of one of the richest agricultural sections of the Middle West. He was born in Bureau County, Illinois, April 7, 1861, a son of Samuel D. and Kate (Bergstra) Rice. His father was born in Massachusetts and his mother in New York State. It was in 1856 that Samuel D. Rice came West, first locating in Iowa and about two years later moving to Bureau County, Illinois. In 1881 he came from Bureau County to Champaign County and established his home in section 24 of Philo Township. He was successfully identified with farming in that locality until his death on December 23, 1914. His good wife and the mother of his only child died in 1863. Clarence A. Rice grew up in his father’s home, attended both the common and high schools, and for many years was associated with his father in the management of the fine farm in Philo Township. He is now individually the owner of 185 acres in section 24 and devotes it to general farming and stock raising. On...

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Biography of Hon. John C. Rice

John Campbell Rice, president of the Commercial Bank of Caldwell and a prominent member of the bar of Canyon County, is numbered among the native sons of Illinois, his birth having occurred in Cass County, that state, January 27, 1864. He is of Welsh descent, tracing his ancestry back to the Welsh emigrants of the name who located in the colony of Massachusetts during the early settlement of America. Later, members of the family removed to Tennessee. The grandfather, Ebenezer Rice, removed with his family from Tennessee to Illinois in 1839. Elbert Gallatin Rice, the father, was born in Tennessee in 1823, and was accordingly sixteen years of age when he accompanied his parents to the Prairie state, their home being in what was then Morgan County, but is now Scott County. In his younger years he adhered to the faith of the Baptist church, but afterward united with the Christian church and entered the work of the ministry. By occupation he was a farmer and owned and operated a tract of land, but each Sunday he was found in the house of worship proclaiming the gospel to those who sought to know of the better life. His death occurred in the sixty-ninth year of his age. His wife, who bore the maiden name of Mary Ann Camp, was a relative of General Putnam and a great-granddaughter of General...

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Biography of Lucius Cozzens Rice

Lucius Cozzens Rice, state treasurer of Idaho and one of the leading business men of the commonwealth, is a native of Riceville, Fulton county, New York, where he was born June 30, 1867. being the only son now living that was born to the marriage of Harvey P. and Sarah C. Rice. The Rice family is one of the oldest in Central New York; and in the old dwelling, which is still standing, and in which Mr. Rice was born, five generations have lived. This residence was built prior to the war for American independence, by Colonel Oliver Rice, who was a soldier under Washington. Mr. Rice prepared for college at the Clinton Seminary, at Clinton, New York, and subsequently entered Union College at Schenectady, same state, where he took the classical course, was president of his class and a member of the college society, Alpha Delta Phi. Completing his college course, Mr. Rice came west and first located at Gunnison, Colorado, and later was engaged in merchandising at Sapinero, Colorado, for nine months, and then for some time at Delta, the same state; and in 1891 he came to Idaho, on horseback, looking for a location, and settled at St. Anthony, where, under the firm name of Rice & Findley, he opened a general merchandise store. This business venture has been a success from its inception and has...

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Biographical Sketch of Eranious Rice

Rice, Eranious; bottler; born, Harmony, Pa., Aug. 13, 1852; son of Samuel and Mathilda Heckert Rice; public school education; married, Cleveland, 1874, Mary B. Blank; issue, nine children; vice pres. and director The Lorain St. Savings Bank; sec’y and treas. The Cleveland Metal Stamping Co.; pres. and treas. The Forest City Laundry Co., and The Rice Bottling Co.; director The Cleveland & Sandusky Brewing Co.; member Knights of...

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Rice, Lennie Juliet – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Formerly of Enterprise 1945-2000 Lennie Juliet Hearing Rice, 54, of Colville, Wash., and formerly of Enterprise, died April 20. A memorial service will be scheduled later at the Wallowa Cemetery. Mrs. Rice was born July 23, 1945, in Enterprise to Fred and Clara White Hearing. She was raised in Wallowa County and educated at home until the seventh grade. She graduated from Enterprise High School, attended beauty college and one year of veterinary school. She married Ron Rice on September 3, 1963, in Unity. She had a hair salon for some years in John Day. She enjoyed training horses, sewing, dancing, hunting and reading. Survivors include her daughters, Carolina Porter of La Grande and LaLoni Allred of Bend, Elizabeth Thorne of Kennewick, and eight grandchildren. A grandson died earlier. Memorial may be made to the family at 3012 Cove Ave., La Grande. The Observer, Tuesday, 25 July 2000 Contributed by: Robert...

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Rice, Lennie Juliet – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Formerly of Enterprise 1945-2000 Lennie Juliet Hearing Rice, 54, of Colville, Wash., and formerly of Enterprise, died April 20. A memorial service will be scheduled later at the Wallowa Cemetery. Mrs. Rice was born July 23, 1945, in Enterprise to Fred and Clara White Hearing. She was raised in Wallowa County and educated at home until the seventh grade. She graduated from Enterprise High School, attended beauty college and one year of veterinary school. She married Ron Rice on September 3, 1963, in Unity. She had a hair salon for some years in John Day. She enjoyed training horses, sewing, dancing, hunting and reading. Survivors include her daughters, Carolina Porter of La Grande and LaLoni Allred of Bend, Elizabeth Thorne of Kennewick, and eight grandchildren. A grandson died earlier. Memorial may be made to the family at 3012 Cove Ave., La Grande. The Observer, Tuesday, 25 July 2000, Page # 2. Contributed by: Robert...

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Charlie M. Rice

Private 1st Class, Artly., Bat. F, 81st Div., 318th F. A. Born in Halifax County; son of Nelson and Mrs. Edith Bell Rice. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson May 27, 1918. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y., July 23, 1918. Sailed for France. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 20,...

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A. R. Rice

Private 1st Class, Heavy Artillery, Btry. F, 81st Div., 316th Regt.; of Guilford County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Laura Rice. Husband of Mrs. Treva Long Rice. Entered service May 24, 1918, at High Point. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Remount; had charge of horses. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 11,...

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Biographical Sketch of Dr. Nyland W. Rice

Dr. Nyland W. Rice, deceased, was born in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1850. His literary education received at Claveric University, and his medical education at Hahnemann, Philadelphia. At the latter place the first honors of his class were bestowed upon him, by which he was appointed to practice two years in the college hospital. After this he went to Aurora, Illinois, and then, his health failing, he came to San Bernardino. Here he began to practice as the pioneer homoeopathist in the city. He was a man who possessed much personal magnetism and was a general favorite with all. He was elected to the office of Public Administrator of the county with 600 votes ahead of his ticket. He belonged to the Republican Party, and was a member of the Masonic fraternity. He also belonged to the Knights of Pythias, and was the author of the burial service of this order. While in Illinois he was Grand Chancellor for two terms, of the two years each, and then Past Grand Chancellor. He established the order in San Bernardino in 1878. Dr. Rice was married in 1875, in Wilmington, Illinois, to Miss Mary P. Waterman, daughter of His Excellency, Robert W. Waterman, now Governor of California. Dr. Rice died July 23, 1884, while in the prime of life. He was a profound student, and by his ability, honesty and integrity, had...

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Wills

Hosted at Muhlenberg County USGenWeb Archives Project Abbott, John , 1814 Allcocke, Richard Nelson , 1803, probated 1807 Allison, William , 1814 Anderson, Robert , 1812 Armstrong, John , 1808, probated 1818 Bates, Simeon , 1849 Bilbrew, Thomas , 1827 Boggess, Anne , 1819 Boggess, Nancy or Ann , part 2, 1819 Buckley (or Buckles), William , 1825 Byrd, John , 1808 Campbell, Alexander , 1827 Campbell, Charles , 1821 Campbell, Mary , 1810, probated 1823 Campbell, Patrick , 1799 Campbell, William , 1800 Cash, Richard , 1823, probated 1824 Cooly, Susanna , 1807 Craig, James 1811, probated 1816 Davis, Henry , probated 1805 Davis, Margaret , 1816 Dobyns, Batten , 1804 Downing, Elisha , 1823 Dukes, Samuel , 1821 Durelle, John , 1808 Durval or Duvall, (sp) Skinner , 1809 Forrester, Sarah , 1816 Gish, Christian II , 1814 Gish, John , 1817 Grepo(?), John , 1817 Groves, Jonathan , 1810 Groves, Joseph , 1821 Harp, Samuel , 1815 Hunsaker, Isaac , 1819 Hynes, John , 1827 Irvin, Thomas , Sr., 1823 Jarvis, Edward Jr , 1823 Landis, Jacob , 1823 Lewis, Charles 1806, probated 1808 Littlepage, Eppes , 1812, probated 1816 Lott, Bartholomew , 1819 McCartney, James , 1814 McKinney, John , 1801 Miller, James , 1837, proved 1851 Morgan, Charles ,1822 Naught, George , 1808 Oates, Jesse , 1831 Parks, Andrew , probated 1821 Parks, Andrew...

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