Tazwell S Rice

Tazwell S Rice
birth: 1820/21, Jackson County, OH to James and Violetta (Keeton) Rice
death: 15 Nov 1870, Hebron, Porter, IN
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter, IN

marriage: 30 Nov 1843, Brown Twp, Athens Co, OH
Maria Pratt
birth: 1 Aug 1821, Athens Co, OH to Rufus and Martha (Merritt) Pratt
death: 3 Nov 1900, Hebron, Porter, IN
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter, IN

Children of Tazwell S and Maria Pratt:

  • Melinda Rice, b.1844
  • Armenda Rice, b. 1846, d. 1920, m. George W Meeks
  • Harrison Parker Rice, b. 1850, d. 1926
  • James Rice, b. 1854
  • Rufus Rice, B. 1856, d. 1905

Tazwell S Rice lived at:

  • 1821-1853- Jackson, Athens, and Vinton Counties, OH
  • 1853-1870- Lake and Porter Counties, IN, Hebron area

Tazwell S Rice bought 40 acres of land in Lake Co, IN, 16 Apr 1853. Location: NW 1/4, NW 1/4, Section 21, T33 R7W

He ran the first hotel in Boone Twn, Porter, IN, probably sometime around 1853. He was the second proprietor. Source: History of Porter County, Indiana, A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Pricipal Interest, (Chicago – New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1912), p. 133.

Variations of the spelling of his name include “Tazwell” and “Taswell”.

Submitted by:
Ruth Rice Patterson
Email: dgpatterson@earthlink.net


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