Tag Archives: Burgess

Mable Burgess

Mable Burgess
birth: 18 Apr 1877, Chicago, Cook, IL to Joseph and Ann Burgess (parents by adoption)
death: 9 Feb 1943, Butler, Bates, MO
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Porter, IN

marriage: 30 Jun 1902 in Kankakee, Kankakee, IL
Clair Malcolm Rice
birth: 3 Jun 1879, Hebron Porter, IN to James V and Elizabeth (Malcolm) Rice
death: 15 Feb 1953, Chicago, Cook, IL
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Porter, IN

Children of Clair and Mable (Burgess) Rice:

  • Burgess J Rice, b. 1903, d. 1989
  • James Vinton Rice, b. 1905, d. 1967
  • Clair Malcolm Rice Jr, b. 1908, d. 2001
  • John H Rice, b. 1911, d. 2005
  • William K Rice, b. 1916, d. 1997, m. Ruth Esther Bartlett
  • Ruth E Rice, b. 1919, d. 1998, m. Murrell D Thomas

Mable Burgess Rice lived at:

  • 1877- 1880- Chicago, Cook, IL
  • 1880-1900- Hebron, Porter, IN
  • 1900- Pinal, Arizona Territory
  • 1903-1920- Lincoln, Newton, IN
  • 1930-1943- Butler, Bates, MO

Mable was born Ellen Dolan in Chicago and was admitted to the Chicago Orphan Asylum 14 Feb 1879. Placed with Joseph Burgess in 1880. (Information taken from Chicago Orphan Asylum record dated 14 Jan 1942.)

Mable Burgess Rice was a school teacher by vocation. She taught one year in the Arizona Territory around 1900.

Other family lineage is at Find A Grave Memorial #81434088

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


William K Rice

William K Rice
birth: 6 Jul 1916, Rose Lawn, Lincoln Twp, Newton, IN to Clair M. & Mable (Burgess) Rice
death: 11 Sep 1997, Fenton, St Louis Co, MO
burial: Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, Affton, St Louis Co, MO

marriage: 12 Jun 1938, Butler, Bates, MO
Ruth Esther Bartlett
birth: 25 Oct 1917, Butler, Bates, MO to Roy and Daisy (Seelinger) Bartlett
death: 16 May 1963, Chicago, Cook, IL
burial: Acacia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook, IL

Children of William K and Ruth Rice:

  • William K Rice Jr, b. 1941
  • Ruth Esther Rice, b. 1943 m. Doyling G. Patterson
  • Roy Bartlett Rice, b. 1950
  • Robert Edward Rice, b. 1952

William K Rice lived at:

  • 1916-1925- Rose Lawn, Newton, IN
  • 1925-1938- Butler, Bates, MO
  • 1938-1948- St Louis, St Louis, MO
  • 1949-1975- Chicago, Cook, IL
  • 1975-1977- St Paul, Ramsey, MN
  • 1978-1997- Fenton, St Louis, MO

William K Rice attended the College of Law & Finance, St Louis, Missouri.

He served three years in the Army as a private during WW II; saw military action in Europe.

He had a forty-seven year career with McKesson Corporations as a Credit Manager, retiring in 1982.

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


Clair Malcolm Rice

Clair Malcolm Rice
birth: 3 June 1879, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana to James V. Rice and Elizabeth Malcomb/Malcolm
death: 15 February 1953, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

married: 30 June 1902, Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois
Mabel Burgess
birth: 18 April 1877, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Adopted by Mr. and Mrs Joseph Burgess.
death: 9 February 1943, Butler, Bates County, Missouri
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

Children of Clair Malcolm Rice and Mabel Burgess:

  • Burgess J. Rice (1903-1989)
  • James Vinton Rice (1905-1967)
  • Clair Malcolm Rice, Jr. (1908-2001)
  • John H. Rice (1911-2005)
  • William K. Rice (1916-1997) m. Ruth Esther Bartlett
  • Ruth E. Rice (1919-1998) m. Murrell D. Thomas

Clair lived in Hebron, Porter County, Indiana (1880); Boone, Porter County, Indiana (1900); Lincoln, Newton County, Indiana (1910-1920); Butler, Bates County, Missouri (1930-1953).

He died near his son in Chicago, Illinois, who was also a doctor and attending physician.

Clair attended medical school in St. Louis, Missouri where he graduated in 1901. His first medical practice was in Jasper County, Indiana for 5 years. He later moved that practice of Rose Lawn, Indiana.

His family lineage is at Find-A-Grave Memorial # 81434046.

Source: Hamilton, Lewis H., and William Darroch. 1916. A Standard History of Jasper and Newton Counties, Indiana. Volume II. Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing Company. p. 703-704.

Submitted by:
Ruth Rice Patterson

Daniel Kimbel

Daniel Kimbel
b. July 1822, Ohio, to Francis Squire and Catherine (Hursh) Kimbel
d. 14 April 1904, Leonidas Township, St. Joseph County, Michigan

m. 8 February 1844, Seneca County, Ohio
Elizabeth Cole
b. 10 January 1822, Ohio, to John Cole and Elizabeth Burgess
d. 6 August 1886 in Cleon Township, Manistee County, Michigan

Children with Elizabeth Cole:
• Margaret Matilda (1845-1901) married (1) Alexander McClish, (2) Josiah Boyer
• John Wesley (1847-1909) married (1) Margaret E. Hissong, (2) Anna J. White, (3) Louisa J. Lamphier March, (4) Emma Augusta Brand
• Nancy Jane (1850-1933) married Noah McClish
• Catherine H. (1853-1933) married Royal Artemus McClish
• Francis Squire (1857-1942) married (1) Belle Craner, (2) Jennie McClish
• Daniel (ca. 1859-1888) married Mary Jane Ream
• Charles William (1860-1896) married Jennie McClish

The family was in Fairfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana, by 1853. They lived in Etna Green Township and in Harrison, Kosciusko County, Indiana, before leaving in 1875 for Leonidas Township, St. Joseph County, Michigan.

Submitted by:
Sally Kimbel
Troy MI
E-mail: swansall@123.net

Ulysses Grant Weatherly

Ulysses Grant Weatherly
b. 2 April 1865, West Newton, Marion County, Indiana, to William Addison and Lydia (Dicks) Weatherly,
d. 18 July 1940, Cortland, Cortland County, New York

m. 24 December 1890
Alice May Burgess
b. 23 September 1868, Solon, Cortland County, New York, to Gersham B. & Rexvilla (Peck) Burgess
d. 1957

Children with Alice May Burgess:

  • Ruth (ca. 1896-1978) married John Gray

Ulysses was born in Indiana and lived most of his life here, but he moved to New York, the native state of his wife, after his retirement in 1935. He was a professor at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, and one of the first college-level teachers in the field of social work. He served as chair of the Sociology Department from 1899 to 1935.

His widow and daughter established a Ulysses Grant Weatherly Award for Best Undergraduate Paper at Indiana University in his honor after his death.

Submitted by:
Mary Houghton
Woodstock VT
E-mail: office@ewize.com

William Wallace Cooper

William Wallace Cooper
b. 5 January 1854, Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana, to William W. and Angeline (McKibben) Cooper
d. 15 February 1939, Abilene, Alberta, Canada

m. 24 December 1874, Minier, Tazewell County, Illinois
Hannah “Hattie” Folk/Foulke
b. 26 February 1855, Ohio, to Samuel and Mary Ann (Landon) Folk/Foulke
d. 17 February 1936, Abilene, Alberta, Canada

Children with Hannah Folk/Foulke:

  • Mary Elizabeth (1876–1955) married Asa Adam Seibert
  • Rosie Maud (1877–1961) married Morris Seaver Crane
  • William Elmer (1879–1960) married Maggie Annie Wenonah Hart
  • Arthur Seth (1883–1886)
  • Earley Vernon (1886–1967) married Lilla Alva Garland
  • Lola Edith (1891–1981) married Godfrey Alister McCullough
  • Claude Wallace (1894–1978) married Jean Lillian Burgess

William moved to Gridley, McLean County, Illinois, about 1862. He farmed in Iowa, Missouri, and North Dakota before filing for a homestead in Alberta, Canada, in 1907.

Submitted by:
Dr. Jeanne R. Cooper
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada