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Valentine C Nice

Valentine C Nice
b. 6 June 1818, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to Joseph and Mary “Polly” (Clemmer) Nice
d. 22 February 1912, Neutral, Cherokee County, Kansas

m. 1846, Summit County, Ohio
Sarah Elizabeth Miller
b. 19 January 1828, Northampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
d. 16 February 1908, Neutral, Cherokee County, Kansas

Children with Sarah Elizabeth Miller:

  • William Henry
  • Rosanna married [–?–] Walker
  • Norman
  • David M.
  • Joseph F.
  • Owen
  • Milton M.
  • Lucy Ann married [–?–] Brouse
  • John
  • Emanuel M.
  • Albert L.
  • Cora Ann

Valentine and family immigrated to Indiana in 1860 from Montville Township, Medina County, Ohio. They then emigrated from Harrison Township, Clay County, Indiana, to Neutral, Cherokee County, Kansas, in 1881.

Submitted by:
Hazel Nice Hassan
Glendale AZ

Elizabeth Rachel Nice

Elizabeth Rachel Nice
b. 3 April 1846, possibly White County, Indiana, to William and Sarah (Beard) Nice
d. 8 February 1893, Maroa, Macon County, Illinois

m. 10 March 1869, Carroll County, Indiana
George Groves
b. 10 December 1839, Oxford, England
d. 25 February 1912, Macon County, Illinois

Children with George Groves:

  • Aura (b. 1870)
  • William (b. 1872)
  • Charles (b. 1875)
  • George (b. 1878)
  • Nellie (b. 1880)
  • Harley (b. 1885)

Elizabeth moved to Macon County, Illinois, in 1869.

Submitted by:
Judith E. Svoboda
Longmont CO
E-mail: jzsvoboda@earthlink.net

Abraham C Nice

Abraham C Nice
b. 16 May 1817, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to Joseph and Mary “Polly” (Clemmer) Nice
d. 22 October 1898, Neutral, Cherokee County, Kansas

m. about 1841, Bucks or Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Mary Smith
b. 20 September 1821, Pennsylvania
d. 6 August 1880, El Paso Township, Woodford County, Illinois

Children with Mary Smith:

  • Hannah married [–?–] Row
  • Joseph
  • Susanna married [–?–] Mast
  • Valentine S.
  • Mary A. married [–?–] Conrad
  • Sarah C.

Abe Nice returned to Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio, about 1870 to care for his aged parents. After his father’s death, he took his family and his mother to Woodford County, Illinois, in 1877 and then moved on to Cherokee County, Kansas, in 1880.

Submitted by:
Hazel Nice Hassan
Glendale AZ

Sofiah More

Sofiah More
b. 1 December 1801, Virginia, to John and Sarah (Gandy) More
d. 1879, possibly Grayson County, Texas

m. about 1821, probably Miami County, Ohio
John Beard
b. 21 September 1794, Virginia
d. 23 September 1854, Carroll County, Indiana

Children with John Beard:

  • John More (1823-1904) married (1) Lydia Brackney, (2) Rachel Smith
  • Permilla (1825-bef. 1850) married John Weldey
  • Sarah (1825-1912) married William Nice
  • Mary Jane (1827-1868) married John Edmond Mooney
  • Rachel (1829-1854) married James St. John
  • William (b. 1832) married (1) Phebe Ann Michaels, (2) Floretta Janan
  • Eli (1835-1925) married Mary Jane Hughes
  • Jemina (1838-1907) married Uriah Bates
  • Alexander (1840-1928) married Katherine Burkhalter

Sofiah immigrated to Indiana from Darke County, Ohio, in 1835 and emigrated from Carroll County, Indiana, to Grayson County, Texas, about 1875.

Submitted by:
Judith E. Svoboda
Longmont CO
E-mail: jzsvoboda@earthlink.net