Tag Archives: Malcolm

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


Elizabeth Malcom

Elizabeth Malcolm
birth: 13 Apr 1852, in Sodus, Wayne, NY to John and Elizabeth Malcolm/Malcomb
death: 28 Mar 1910, Hebron, Porter, IN
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter, IN

marriage: 28 Jul 1878
James Vinton Rice
birth: 1 Mar 1833, Athens Co, OH to James Rice and Violetta (Keeton) Rice
death: 10 Nov 1911, Rose Lawn, Newton, IN
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter, IN

Children of James and Elizabeth (Malcolm) Rice:

  • Clair M Rice, b. 1879, d. 1953, m. Mable Burgess Rice
  • Lucie Rice, b. 1876, d. 1970, m. Crawford M Cook
  • Ethel L Rice, b. 1887, d. 1904

Elizabeth Malcolm Rice lived at:

  • 1852-mid 1870s- Sodus, Wayne, NY
  • 1878-1910- Hebron, Porter, IN

Elizabeth’s parents emigrated from Scotland in 1851. Her mother, father, and two siblings appear on the manifest for the ship “Elizabeth”, arriving at the port of New York on 13 Nov 1851.

The manifest indicates the family’s name last name as “Malcolm”.

The 1860 and 1870 Federal census indicates the family’s last name as “Malcomb”.

Elizabeth Malcolm Rice’s 1870 census entry shows “Malcolm”, however, her marriage license states “Malcomb”.

Her parents’ 1880 census entry indicates “Malcolm”.

Family naming of several descendants seemed to settle on “Malcolm”.

Elizabeth’s daughter Lucie Rice indicated that her mother’s brothers and sisters were named Ann, Alexander, Seth, and Mary J.

The 1860 Federal census shows another brother, Robert, age 5, but no further information has been found for him.

Elizabeth Malcolm Rice was a school teach by vocation.

Other family lineage is at Find A Grave, Memorial #78733972

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

David Garrison Berkman

b. 25 June 1848, Columbia Township, Jennings County, Indiana, to Christian and Elizabeth (Hopples) Berkman
d. 8 April 1934, Hardin, Texas

m/1. 20 May 1875, Decatur County, Indiana
Elizabeth E. Malcolm
b. 15 May 1847
d. 16 August 1894

Elizabeth J. Ford

Children with Elizabeth E. Malcolm:

  • Elizabeth (1877-1882)
  • Robert L. (1879-1884)
  • Roy Whitney (1881-1958) married Hattie Virginia Weaver
  • William F. (1884-1963) married Trudy Dillard
  • David Donald (1887-1919) married Almenda Mann
  • Mabel (b. 1888) married Harvey Jetton

David left Indiana after the 1880 census and was in Minnesota by 26 July 1881. He was a preacher for the Church of the Brethren. He was in Texarkana, Arkansas, in 1898-1899; Jolla, Arkansas, 1900-1904; Lanceburg, Arkansas, 1905-1916; and Chadron, Nebraska, 1916-1917.

Submitted by:
Lori S. Ammerman
Scipio IN