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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

 

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

 

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

 

Violetta Keeton

Violetta Keeton
birth: 3 Oct 1793, Patrick County, VA to David Keeton and Anna (Poore) Keeton
death: 15 Sep 1869, Lake County, IN
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, IN

marriage: 21 Feb 1815, Gallia County, OH
James Rice
birth: 27 Nov 1795, Wythe (Tazewell) County, VA
death:6 Aug 1874, Lake County, IN
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, IN

Children of James and Violetta (Keeton) Rice:

  • Irena Rice, b. 1816, d. 1878, m. John Cottrill
  • Edward W. Rice, b. 1818, d. 1880, m. Emetine Butts, m. Elizabeth Westfall
  • Tazwell S. Rice, b. 1821, d. 1870, m. Maria Pratt
  • Fatima Rice, b. 1823, d. 1900, m. Silas Cottrell (Cottrill)
  • Esther Rice, b. 1824, d. 1902, m. James Butts
  • Elias M. Rice, b. 1827, d. 1901, m. Casander Copelan
  • James V. Rice, b. 1833, d. 1911, m. Martha Alyea, m. Vilora Alyea, m. Elizabeth Malcolm

Violetta Keeton Rice lived in:

  • 1783-1806- Patrick County area, VA
  • 1807-1815- Huntington Township, Gallia, OH
  • 1820- Jackson County, OH
  • 1830-1850- Athens County, OH
  • 1850-1856- Vinton County OH, sold farm and moved to Indiana
  • 1856-1869- Eagle Creek Township, Lake, IN, outside of Hebron

Daughter of David Keeton, who served three tours as a veteran of the Revolutionary War from Virginia.

Husband James Rice was a two tour veteran of the War of 1812, from Ohio.

Accepted for “First Family” status in Ohio by The Ohio Genealogical Society, 4 March 2015.

Other family lineage is at Find A Grave memorial #39861529.

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
dgpatterson@earthlink.net

James Vinton Rice

James Vinton Rice
birth: 1 March 1833, Athens County, Ohio to James Rice & Violetta Keeton
death: 10 November 1911, Rose Lawn, Indiana
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

married 1st: 25 December 1861, Porter County, Indiana
Martha J. Alyea
birth: 9 December 1843, Lake County, Indiana to Samuel Ingersoll Alyea & Mary Ann Doty
death: 2 October 1872, Porter County, Indiana
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

married 2nd: 1 January 1873, Lake County, Indiana
Vilora Alyea
death: 1 September 1876
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

married 3rd: 28 July 1878, Porter County, Indiana
Elizabeth Macomb
death: 28 March 1910
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

Children of James Vinton Rice and Vilora Alyea:

  • Bertha Rice (1873-1948)

Children of James Vinton Rice and Elizabeth Macomb:

  • Clair M. Rice (1879-1953), mother’s name
  • Lucie Rice (1876-1970)
  • Ethel L. Rice (1887-1904)

James lived in Eagle Creek Township, Lake County, Indiana (1860-1870); Hebron, Porter County, Indiana (1880); Boone Township, Porter County, Indiana (1900-1910); Brown Township, Athens County, Ohio (1840); South Brown Township, Vinton County, Ohio (1850).

James moved to Lake County, Indiana about 1856.

Family history located at Find-A-Grave Memorial # 39861570.

Submitted by:
Ruth Rice Patterson
dgpatterson@earthlink.net

James Rice

James Rice
birth: 27 November 1795, Wythe (Tazewell) County, Virginia
death: 6 August 1874, Lake County, Indiana
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

married 1st: 21 February 1815, Gallia County, Ohio
Violetta Keeton
birth: 3 October 1793, Patrick County, Virginia to David Keeton and Anna Poore
death: 15 September 1869, Lake County, Indiana
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

married 2nd: 27 May 1872, Lake County, Indiana
Eliza Briggs Button

Children of James Rice and Violetta Keeton:

  • Irena Rice (1816-1878) married John Cottrill
  • Edward W. Rice (1818-1880) married Emetine Butts and Elizabeth Westfall
  • Tazwell S. Rice (1821-1870) married Maria Pratt
  • Fatima Rice (1823-1900) married Silas Cottrell (Cottrill)
  • Esther Rice (1824-1902) married James Butts
  • Elias M. Rice (1827-1901) married Casander Copelan
  • James V. Rice (1833-1911) married Martha Alyea, Vilora Alyea, and Elizabeth Malcomb

James lived in Eagle Township, Lake County, Indiana. He owned farm land in Lake County and Porter County, Indiana. Before moving to Indiana, James lived in Tazewell County, Virginia; Gallia County, Ohio (1812-1815); Bloomfield Township, Jackson County, Ohio (1820); Elk Township, Athens County, Ohio (1830); Brown Township, Athens County, Ohio (1840); South Brown Township, Vinton County, Ohio (1850).

He purchased a 120 acre farm in Athens County, Ohio in 1834. He sold the farm in 1856 and relocated to Indiana.
Married second wife, Eliza Briggs Button Rice, 27 May 1872, Lake County, IN.  No children by that marriage.
Served two tours in War of 1812 with the Ohio Militia and was awarded a 160 acre Land Grant in Iowa (1850).

Irena and Fatima Rice married brothers John and Silas Cottrill. Edward and Esther Rice married brother and sister Emetine and James Butts. James V. married two sisters (deceased) and then Elizabeth Malcomb.

Submitted by:
Ruth Rice Patterson
dgpatterson@earthlink.net

Simon Peter Mason

Simon Peter Mason
b. 7 March 1834, Dearborn County, Indiana, to Jacob Daniel and Rebecca (Showalter) Mason
d. 3 February 1901, Southeastern Woods County, Oklahoma Territory (now Major County)

m. 28 October 1852, Howard County, Indiana
Elizabeth White
b. 1 March 1834, Hendricks County, Indiana, to Jefferson and Elizabeth (Alder) White
d. 1 February 1888, Sumner County, Kansas

Children with Elizabeth White:
• Mary Jane (1853-1919) married James Henry Coy
• Jacob Harvey (1856-1903) married Madora Alice Early
• Sarah Ellen (1857/58-1894) married Samuel Charles Burchfield
• Elizabeth Ann (1861-1899) married (1) William Harrison, (2) Joseph Francis Williams
• Martha Catherine (1863-1927) married Isaac Edward Millsap
• Joseph Howard (1866-1918) married Rhoda Alice Roberts
• Thomas Jefferson (1868-1924) married (1) Elizabeth L. Young, (2) Martha Isabel Gearheart
• James Franklin (1871-1952) married (1) Clara Durfella Coy, (2) Julia Clementine Turley
• Ida Mae (1875-1947) married Alfred Lewis Rice
• Charles Nelson (1878-1956) married Martha Susan Lozier

Simon’s grandparents were born in Pennsylvania and came to Dearborn County, Indiana, in 1818 and 1822. His parents moved to Ervin Township, Howard County, in 1850. In 1879, Simon moved his family to the Oklahoma Territory. He was a true pioneer, having “broke the sod” in both Kansas and the Oklahoma Territory. He made the Great Land Run into the Cherokee Outlet in September 1893 to stake his claim.

Submitted by:
James M. Freed
Delaware OH
E-mail: jmfreed@midohio.net

Isaac McCoy

Isaac McCoy
b. 13 June 1784, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, to William H. and Elizabeth (Rice) McCoy
d. 21 June 1846, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

m. 6 October 1803, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Christiana Polk
b. 12 November 1784, Nelson County, Kentucky, to Charles and Delilah (Tyler) Polk
d. 6 August 1850, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri

Children with Christiana Polk:
• Mahala (1804-1818)
• Rice (1807-1833)
• Josephus (1808-1831)
• Delilah (1809-1844) married Johnston Lykins
• John Calvin (1811-1889) married (1) Virginia Chick, (2) Elizabeth Woodson
• Elizabeth (1813-1822)
• Sarah (1815-1835) married (1) Thomas Jefferson Givens, (2) Thomas Gilens
• Christiana (1817-1837) married William Ward
• Nancy Judson (1819-1850)
• Eleanor (1821-1839) married Husband Dononue
• Maria Staunton (1823-1824)
• Isaac (1825-1849) married Martha Stone
• Charles Rice (1827-1831)
• infant (1831)

The family moved to near Sellersburg, Clark County, in the Indiana Territory in 1804. Later, they moved to Vincennes, Knox County, where Isaac was a spinning wheel maker and a jailer. In 1805, they moved back to Clark County, where he was licensed as a Baptist minister. Isaac served at Mariah Creek Church in Knox County, starting in October 1810. In 1818, he established an Indian mission north of Terre Haute near Montezuma on Raccoon Creek in Parke County. In 1820 he went to Fort Wayne in Allen County to establish a church for Indians; Christiana had a school that taught spinning and weaving. In 1828, Isaac was appointed a member of the commission to arrange the removal of Indians to reservations in Kansas. He and two sons moved to the Kansas City, Missouri area. In 1843, Isaac returned to Indiana where he was appointed Secretary and General Agent for the Indiana Mission Association of Louisville, Kentucky.

Isaac wrote a book on the white man’s attempt to Christianize the Indians in 1840. A memorial book Early Indian Missions by W.N. Wyeth tells of the lives and mission work of Rev. and Mrs. McCoy. Many of his writings are in the Isaac McCoy Collection of the Kansas Historical Society. The towns of Niles and Grand Rapids, Michigan were originally McCoy Indian Missions.

Submitted by:
Christie Hill Russell
Paris IL
E-mail: christie@cartar.com