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Posted by: Deborah Slater Date: June 24, 2001 at 07:52:30
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These are notes from my files on the RICE FAMILIES IN VENANGO CO, PA. Please let me know if you have anyone here in your files, I'd be happy to share and exchange information.
Good luck. Deb

RECORD OF BIRTHS, BOOK I - Located at courthouse in Franklin, Venango Co. PA.
(Sorry, but I didn't copy all dates... let me know if something looks familiar and I'll check for you on next trip to courthouse.)

RICE, Geneva F. ... born to C.V. Rice & Laura E. Adams
RICE, Jessie Gertrude... born to Jacob & Jennie Rice
RICE, Hugh... born to Lee W. & Ellen M. Rice
RICE, Charles Hadley... born to John & L.H. Rice
RICE, Bessie Viola... born June 19, 1895 to Simon T. [sic] - (Lyman T.) & Priscilla Anna Rice
RICE, Eva Evan... born to Evan Dickson & Irene Rice
RICE, Maude... born to James & Olive Rice
RICE, James Martin... born to Joseph & Mrs. Lucy Rice
RICE, James... born to Moses & Mrs. Lizzie Rice
RICE, Daniel Hazen... born to S.C. & Hattie Rice
RICE, I.A. ... born Sept. 30, 1897 to Lyman T. & Priscilla Anna Rice
RICE, Marry Matilda... born to Harry & Irma Rice
RICE, Annie... born to J.C. & Mrs. Louisa Rice
RICE, Elmira.... born to Joseph & Mrs.Lucy Rice
RICE, Wyllis Conrad... born Jan. 28, 1900 to Lyman T. & Anna Rice
RICE, Kenneth born to Moses & Lizzie Rice
RICE, Donald... born to Thomas & Gertrude Rice
RICE, Laura Loretta... born to S.C. & Hattie Rice

CEMETERY RECORDS - source located at The Heritage Room at The Oil City
Library in Venango Co. PA. - notes taken Mar, 7, 1995.

RICE, Mary A.... w/o Andrew Rice... d. Nov. 1, 1870... (in her 31st y)

RICE, Rebecca... d/o C. & E. Rice... b. June 30, 1827... d. Feb. 8, 1901
RICE, Conrad... d. May 14, 1866... (69y 8m 10d)
RICE, Elizabeth... w/o C. Rice... d. Dec. 4, 1857... (62y)
RICE, Eleanor... d/o J. & M. Rice... d. May 29, 1866... (14y 1m 29d)
RICE, Jacob... b. Apr. 12, 1829... d. Mar. 13, 1895
RICE, Mary E. ... b. May 13, 1829... d. Apr. 9, 1870
RICE, Anna (Miss)... b. 1856... d. 1922

RICE, Sarah... w/o L.M. Rice... d. Mar. 21, 1883... (23y 3 m 11d)
RICE... infant s/o L.M. & S. Rice (illegible)
RICE, Uriah...s/o (illegible) Rice
RICE, Bert N. ... b. 1881... d. 1956
RICE, Mary L. ... b. 1886... d. (no date)
RICE, John Norman... b. 1925... d. 1950
RICE, W.P. (Mrs.)... (not dated)
RICE, Lucy... b. 1868... d. 1947

PETER'S CEMETERY, Canal Twp. Venango Co. PA
RICE, Lyman T. ... b. 1870... d. 1945... (obituary published Feb. 7, 1942)
RICE, Anna P. ... (w/o Lyman T. Rice)... b. 1874... d. 1953
RICE, Lee Roy... (maybe s/o L.T. & A.P. Rice?)... b. 1896... d. 1961
RICE, Ada May... b. 1899... d. 1961
RICE, Denice... b. Aug. 17, 1968... d. Aug. 17, 1968
RICE, Elizabeth M. ... b. 1878... d. 1951
RICE, Elmer W. ... b. 1883... d. 1951

(?) REESE, Jacob... d. June 13, 1879... (age 95)... (War of 1812)

Venango Co. PA. - Records Vol. I - Source located at The Heritage Room at The
Oil City Library in Venango Co. PA.
1832... poor children to be schooled...
Children of Conrad Rice:
RICE, William
RICE, Jacob
RICE, Rebecca

Jan. 6, 1873... Memorial Services for Wilbur F. RICE & wife... victims of Prospect
disaster... Services held in Titusville, PA.

Clarion Co. PA. ... Marriage License Index - Source located at The
Heritage Room at The Oil City Library in Venango Co. PA. - others listed, but not copied...
RICE, Charles E. ... License # 34798

U.S. CENSUS NOTES: Apr. 15, 1910 - Canal Twp. Venango Co. PA.
RICE, William P. age 62 - wid. - Michigan listed as birthplace of father, mother & self -
(same residence):
Hayes, Matilda - age 50 - single - housekeeper - PA. listed as birthplace of father, mother & self.

RICE FAMILY OBITUARY ABSTRACTS - located and copied from cards filed
in The Pennsylvania Room at The Franklin Library in VENANGO CO. PA. -
most publications noted can be found on microfilm - notes taken July 21, 2000.

RICE, Lyman T. ... age 71, of 14 Halyday St. (Oil City) was struck by a bar and
killed Friday in the powerhouse of the Albert Roess lease. He is survived by wife
(Anna Priscilla PADEN), and children,
Mrs. (Alma R.) Earl Snyder,
Mrs. William (Bessie Viola) Hoover, and
Mrs. George (Peg) Curtis, of Oil City;
Charles Rice of Plumer,
Roy Rice and
William Rice (aka "Wyllis Conrad Rice") Rice of Detroit.
Burial in Peter's Cemetery in Hannaville (Canal Twp. Venango Co. PA.)...
Obituary is published in
TheNews Herald - Feb. 7, 1942 - p.9, c.3.

RICE, Phoebe... Died Oct. 18, 1894 in Jackson... (Possibly Phoebe BROWN, wife of Jacob Rice and mother of Ruth, William , Nancy, Betsy, and Jacob Rice - must check!)
Obituary is published in [HCA].

RICE, Putnam... age 72, was struck by a Pennsylvania Lines train from New Castle,
near the Eclipse (refinery) on Tuesday morning and died in the afternoon. Mr. Rice had
resided in this city and county for many years. His wife (Sarah Clara BEATTY)
died six years ago and since that time he had spent most of his time with his daughters,
Mrs. A.J. (Eva Thesa) Aylesworth, of Raymilton, and
Mrs. Harvey (Ida) Cook, of Elm St. He leaves the following other children,
W.C. (Willis C.) Rice, of Denver, CO.,
Moses Rice, of Rocky Grove;
Mrs. John (Ellen) Winters, of Polk, and
(Lyman) Tilford Rice, of Oil City...
Obituary is published as front page news in
Venango Citizen Press - Aug 9, 1911- p.1... also published in
Oil City Derrick - Aug. 9, 1911 - p.4, c. 3...
EN - Aug. 8 1911 - p.1, c. 1.

RICE, William... (Possibly son of Jacob and Phoebe BROWN Rice - must check!)
about 80, died Tuesday at home on McCalmont St.
Married 57 years ago to Mary Ann PORTER, surviving,
with two daughters and one son,
Mrs. Samuel Manross and
Henry Rice, of Rocky Grove; and
Mary Rice at home.
One son and one daughter deceased...
Obituary is published in
The News Herald - Feb. 14, 1922 - p.5, c. 3.

RICE, William...age 91, died Friday at home of his son, L.M. Rice,
22 Madison Ave. 3rd Ward, Franklin, PA.
Son of Conrad and Elizabeth (HOOD) Rice, early settlers.
Born Mar. 20, 1822 in Sandycreek Twp. Venango Co. PA.
Married in 1845 to Rebecca FOSTER. Wife died 17 years ago.
Couple had nine children, six survive.
L.M. Rice,
John C. Rice, and
Lee W. Rice, of Franklin,
Mrs. F.M. Lowry, of Uniontown,
Mrs. A.L. Baker, of Canal Twp.,
Mrs. C.B. Duffield, of Sandycreek.
Methodist, buried at Lupher Chapel Cemetery...
Obituary is published in
Venango Citizen Press - Dec. 3, 1913 - p.5, c.5... also
The Oil City Derrick - Nov. 29, 1913 - p.3, c.3.

RICE, Weldon W. ... 403 Liberty St. (Franklin, PA.)...
(Possibly husband of Mary Ellen BEGGS - must check!)
Obituary is published in
The News Herald - Oct. 21, 1983.

RICE, Mrs. William... died Feb. 4, 1897, at home near Catholic Cemetery, age
about 69. About 2 years ago she and husband celebrated 50th anniversary of
marriage. Leaves husband, William Rice, and children,
Mrs. Lowry, of New Kennsington,
Mrs. Baker, of Canal Twp.,
Mrs. Simons, of Cooperstown,
Mrs. Bert Duffield, of 3rd Ward,
Lee Rice, of Sugarcreek Twp.,
John Rice, of Cooperstown,
Policeman Rice, of Franklin. (Possibly L.M. Rice - must check!)
Member of the Methodist Church, buried at Lupher Chapel Cemetery...
Obituary is published in
Citizen Press - Feb. 11, 1897 - p.1, c.5... also
Oil City Derrick - Feb. 8, 1897 - p.4, c.3.

RICE, William... age 71, resided in Canal Twp. (Venango Co., PA.). Member of
the Lupher Chapel Methodist Church. Wife, Miss Margaret SWEETWOOD,
surviving. Burial in the Wesleyan Chapel Cemetery...
Obituary is published in
Venango Citizen Press - July 25, 1917... also
Canal News - July 23, 1917...
Buttermilk Hill News - July 23, 1917...
Oil City Derrick - July 21, 1917 - p.8, c.4.

RICE, Mrs. William P. ... died Monday, age about 60. Born and lived her life on
the farm where she died. Mother of one child who died in infancy. Husband,
William P. Rice, a sister,
Miss Tillie HAYES, and a brother,
William of IN are surviving....
Obituary is published in
Venango Citizen Press - Sept. 19, 1907 - p.6, c.7 - Canal column.

RICE, Susannah... died Feb. 24, 1868. Burial in Nicklin Cemetery.               
(Possibly wife of Johan Jacob Runninger - dates match - must check!)
Obituary published [?]

RICE, Sarah A. ... 81, widow of William M. Rice, died at home of son and
daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Bert N. Rice, of Maple Dale, on Saturday.
Daughter of William and Mary Jane (RICHARD) JONES, born Dec. 17, 1861 near Wesley. Husband died 39 years ago. Children:
Bert Rice, of Maple Dale;
Elmer W. Rice, of Bolivar, NY,
Burris W. Rice,
Harry E. Rice,
Mrs. Walter M. McDaniel, and
Mrs. Larkin C. Ditzenberger, of Franklin.
Daughter, Mrs. Leonard L. Blair died in 1939.
Siblings, Mrs. J.F. Jewell, of Franklin,
Mrs. S.B. Patterson, of El Segundo, CA,
B.W. Jones, of Polk, and
M.C. Jones, of Bully Hill...
Obituary is published in
Venango Citizen Press - Sept. 22, 1943 - p.5, c.7... and
The News Herald - Sept. 18, 1943 - p.5, c.5.

RICE, Samuel S. ... 77, of Chapmanville, died at home Sunday.
Born at Cooperstown, son of David and Elizabeth (SHANNON) Rice.
Lived in Chapmanville for past 36 years. Wife died Feb. 23, 1936. Children:
Mrs. F.L. Milner, and
Floyd Rice, at home,
Mrs. Fred Brown, of Sugar Lake, and
Howard Rice, of Meadville.
Harry A. Rice, of Chapmanville,
Clarence Rice, and
Mrs. Catherine Bannon, of Franklin,
Mrs. Mary Beightol, of Cooperstown.
Burial in Cooperstown Cemetery...
Obituary is published in
Venango Citizen Press - Apr. 8, 1942 - p.5, c.6... and
The News Herald - Apr. 6, 1942 - p.10, c.4.

RICE, Samuel... former shoe shop owner at 8th and Elk. Died at Warrendale, PA. on Wednesday... Obituary is published in
[FEN] - Dec. 10, 1910 - p.3, c.6... and
Venango Citizen Press - Dec. 15, 1910.

RICE Mrs. Ruel R. ... Obituary is published in
Oil City Semi-Weekly Derrick - July 21, 1903 - p.3, c.5.

RICE, S. Conrad... (Sylvester Conrad, son of David Rice and Elizabeth SHANNON)... lifelong resident of Sunville vicinity, died at home on Saturday. Born Jan. 15, 1867.
Widow and children,
Hazen Rice, of Sunville,
Clifford Rice, at home,
Mrs. Loretta Russell, of Sunville.
Seven siblings also named... (eight in family my family file)
Obituary is published in
Venango Citizen Press - Aug. 10, 1927 - p.5, c.4.

RICE, Miss Rebecca... (daughter of Conrad and Elizabeth HOOD Rice)...
age 70, died at home of her brother,
David Rice, near Cooperstown on Friday.
Interment in Hannaville...
Obituary is published in
Franklin Daily Leader - Feb. 11, 1901.

RICE, Moses... funeral Wednesday. Burial in Franklin Cemetery. Age 70.
Died at home of daughter, Mrs. Lester Bell in Rocky Grove on Monday.
Born near Cooperstown. Farmer. Wife, Elizabeth (MILLER) Rice, died 7 years ago.
Surviving children:
Mrs. Lester Bell,
F.B. Rice,
K.T. Rice, and
Lester Rice, of Rocky Grove,
J.P. Rice, of Erie,
two brothers,
W.C. Rice, of Warren, PA.,
L.T. Rice, of Oil City, PA., one sister,
Mrs. John Winters, of Polk, PA. ...
Obituary is published in
[?] - Oct. 21, 1931 - p.2, c.5

RICE, Mary... [1870 Mortality Schedule] & [Family #72 in Schedule #1]

RICE, Mrs. Minnie... (Possibly 2nd) wife of L.M. Rice, died today...
Obituary is published in
Venango Citizen Press - July 16, 1919.

RICE, Mrs. Margaret S. ... age 82. Maiden name, SWEETWOOD, married
William P. Rice. She was born Mar. 14, 1856. Husband died 20 years ago...
Obituary is published in
Venango Citizen Press - May 18, 1938 - p.5, c.1.

RICE, Mrs. Louisa McClelland... age 70, widow of John C. Rice.
Born May 4, 1869...
Obituary is published in
Venango Citizen Press - Wed., Dec. 21, 1938 - p.5.

RICE, John C. ... (son of William Rice and Rebecca FOSTER)... age 71, died Thursday...
Obituary is published in
Venango Citizen Press - June 22, 1932 - p.5, c.7.

RICE, Mrs. Jennie B. ... age 94, widow of David W. Rice. Born June 11, 1887.
Daughter of James W. and Sarah Ann (BOWER) BRADLEY.
Husband died Feb.24, 1953. Surviving, children,
Mrs. Norman (Margaret) Pritchard, of Oil City,
Doris Moorhead, of Franklin,
Mrs. Basil (Burla) Mumford, of Meadville,
Charles A. Rice, of Cochranton.
One son, James Rice, deceased.
Burial in the Sunville Cemetery...
Obituary is published [
[?] -

RICE, Mrs. Elizabeth... age 92, of Franklin, died today.
Born Apr. 29, 1889 in Des Moines, IA.
Daughter of George and Jane (WICKENS) Wright.
Married Sept. 9, 1911 to William Deemer Rice, Sr.
He died Mar. 13, 1976... Etc. ...
Obituary published in
[?] sorry, I didn't get that - June 3, 1981.

RICE, Mrs. Clara... wife of Putnam Rice, died Monday,
at home on corner of 13th and Howard St. Age 63.
Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert BEATTY, born in Jackson Twp.
Lived in Franklin for 11 years. Leaves husband (Putnam Rice)
and children,
W.C. Rice, in Franklin,
Moses Rice,
L.T. Rice (Lyman Tilford Rice),
Mrs. Allan [sic] - (should be Ellen) Winters, and
Mrs. Eva Ellsworth [sic](Aylesworth), of Oil City, and
Mrs. Ida Cook, of Franklin...
Obituary is published in
Venango Citizen Press - July 9, 1903 - p.1, c.3.

RICE, Charles L. ... of Phoenix, AZ, formerly of Oil City, PA.
Born July 21, 1908, son of Lyman and Priscilla (PADEN) Rice.
In addition to his widow (2nd wife), Mary,
he is survived by two sisters,
Mrs. Alma Snyder, of Oil City, and
Mrs. Ida Curtis, of St. Joseph, LA.,
four daughters,
Mrs. Raymond (Dixie) Huff, of Franklin,
Mrs. J. Neil (Patricia) Smith, of Oil City,
Mrs. H.E. (Bessie) Snyder [sic] - (should be Slater), of Oil City, and
Mrs. Charles (Donna) Partymum, of Phoenix...
Obituary is published in
The News Herald - Mar. 11, 1970 (maybe 1971) - p.13... and
The Derrick - Mar. 11, 1970 (maybe 1971) - p.14.

The following people are (noted, named & in my files as) Descendants of Jacob & Elizabeth Rice:
RICE, Alma R. ... b. Jan. 27, 1905... d. Mar. 21, 1995
RICE, Almira... b. abt. 1856
RICE, Anna Mary... b. 1859... d. 1947
RICE, Bessie Viola... b. June 19, 1895... d. bef. Mar. 23, 1995
RICE, Bessie Marie... private
RICE, Betsy...b. abt. 1848
RICE, Catherine... b. Aug. 8, 1874... d. 1943
RICE, Charles Lee... b. July 21, 1908... d. 1970
RICE, Clarence David... b. 1880...d. July 24, 1964
RICE, Clifford...
RICE, Conrad... b. Sept. 4, 1796... d. May 11, 1866
RICE, D. ... b. abt. 1835
RICE, Dixie... private
RICE, D.W. ... b. 1859
RICE, David... b. Mar. 22, 1832... d. Jan. 25, 1910
RICE, David Clinton... b. Jan. 2, 1848... d. Mar. 26, 1940
RICE, Donna... private
RICE, E. ... b. abt. 1839
RICE, E.M. ...b. abt 1854
RICE, E.R. ...b. abt. 1844
RICE, Edna Jane... b. June 24, 1888... d. July 18, 1956
RICE, Ellen... b. Mar. 1, 1846... May 29, 1860
RICE, Ellen M.... b. June 10, 1866... d. Feb. 13, 1951
RICE, Emma... b. abt. 1858...
RICE, Eva Thesa... b. Sept. 9, 1872... d. Nov. 19, 1920
RICE, F.B....
RICE, Fannie Bell... b. 1876... d. 1940
RICE, Flossie Agnes... b. Dec. 29, 1894...
RICE, Frances Eleanora... b. Dec. 5, 1887... d. Oct. 18, 1956
RICE, Frederick Floyd... b. Sept. 17, 1896... d. Jan. 24, 1982
RICE, Hanna Amanda... b. Jan. 25, 1852... d. Sept. 1, 1853
RICE, Hannah... b. abt. 1799
RICE, Harry Alva... b. 1871.... d. June 17, 1942
RICE, Hattie L. ... b. Aug. 4, 1869... d. Jan. 2, 1922
RICE, Hazen...
RICE, Howard Lamont... b. Dec. 10, 1903... d. July 13, 1980
RICE, I.A. ... born Sept. 30, 1897...
RICE, Ida... b. July 7, 1877... d. May 1917
RICE, Isaac Sumner... b. July 28, 1861... d. Dec. 11, 1951
RICE, J. ... b. abt. 1836
RICE, J.P. ...
RICE, Jacob... b. abt. 1877... d. Dec. 26, 1808
RICE, Jacob... b. abt. 1808... d. Apr. 19, 1866
RICE, Jacob... b. Apr. 12, 1824... d. Mar. 13, 1895
RICE, Jacob... b. abt. 1849
RICE, Jacob... b. abt. 1859
RICE, James Blair... b. Sept. 26, 1865... d. 1943
RICE, James Earl... b. Jan. 22, 1866... d. July 27, 1886
RICE, Jennie May... b. Aug. 27, 1891
RICE, John... b. abt. 1806
RICE, John... b. 1830
RICE, John Alexander... b. Aug. 28, 1854... d. Aug. 28, 1854
RICE, John C. ... b. Mar. 23, 1861... d. June 22, 1932
RICE, Joseph Conrad... b. June 1, 1858... d. Mar. 12, 1935
RICE, K.T. ...
RICE, L.M. ... b. abt. 1854
RICE, Lester...
RICE, Loretta...
RICE, Luta May... b. May 10, 1880... d. Apr. 22, 1897
RICE, Lyman Tilford... b. abt. 1871... d. Feb. 6, 1942
RICE, M.E. ... b. abt. 1850...
RICE, M.E. ... b. 1857...
RICE, Margaret... b. abt. 1848...
RICE, Margaret E. ... b. 1862... d. Jan. 1936
RICE, Margaret Jane... b. Aug. 4, 1867... d. Sept. 13, 1868
RICE, Mary... b. May 2, 1878...
RICE, Masula... b. 1855...
RICE, Moses... b. 1863... d. 1931
RICE, Myrtle A. ... b. 1884...
RICE, N.J. ... b. abt. 1841...
RICE, Nancy... b. abt. 1846...
RICE, Nancy... b. abt. 1848...
RICE, Oscar...
RICE, Patricia... private
RICE, Peg... b. (?)... d. bef. Mar. 21, 1995
RICE, Phoebe Ann... b. Apr. 24, 1856... d. Mar. 23, 1933
RICE, Putnam... b. abt. 1839... d. Aug. 9, 1911
RICE, Rebecca... b. June 30, 1827... d. Feb. 8, 1901
RICE, Robert Pearl... b. May 30, 1883... d. April 15, 1964
RICE, Roy... b. (?)... d. bef. Mar. 21, 1995
RICE, Ruth... b. abt. 1839...
RICE, S.R. ... b. abt. 1859...
RICE, Samuel Shannon... b. Nov. 2, 1864... d. April 5, 1942
RICE, (Son)... b. aft. 1900... d. 1918
RICE, Susan... b. abt. 1852
RICE, Susannah... b. abt. 1804... d. Feb. 24, 1868
RICE, Sylvester Conrad... b. Jan. 15, 1867... d. Aug. 1927
RICE, Tempa Grace... b. Aug. 21, 1890... d. Feb. 24, 1963
RICE, Weldon...
RICE, William... b. Mar. 20, 1822... d. Nov. 27, 1913
RICE, William... b. abt. 1841...
RICE, William Deemer ... b. (?)... d. Mar. 13, 1976
RICE, William Francis... b. Apr. 20, 1850... d. Nov. 22, 1938
RICE, Willis C. ...b. abt. 1861...
RICE, Wyllis (aka William)... b. (?)... d. bef. Mar. 21, 1995


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