Infant Pierce

F, b. 24 October 1924, d. 24 October 1924
FatherRichard Pierce b. 13 Dec 1900, d. 20 Nov 1982
MotherAmanda M. Newman b. 24 May 1892, d. 2 Apr 1942
     Infant Pierce died on 24 October 1924 at DeWitt County, Texas. She was born on 24 October 1924 at DeWitt County, Texas, and was buried at Nordheim Cemetery.

Christopher Wayne Butler

M, b. 19 July 1965, d. 19 July 1965
     Christopher Wayne Butler died on 19 July 1965 [death certificate no 42833; died of bilateral atelectosis; informant S. A. Butler Jr, father]. He was born on 19 July 1965 at Cuero, DeWitt County, Texas, and was buried at Nordheim Cemetery. He was buried at Nordheim Cemetery, Nordheim.

George Henry Draper

M, b. 22 April 1912
FatherJoseph Thomas Draper b. 1872
MotherJanie Laurisa Bullard b. 1873
     George Henry Draper was born on 22 April 1912 at Loraine, Mitchell County, Texas. He married Margurett M. (Margie) Rice, daughter of Claud Charles Rice and Evaline Bennett, on 25 January 1936 at DeWitt County, Texas.

Family

Margurett M. (Margie) Rice b. 17 Apr 1916
Child

David Odie Bowen

M, b. 31 August 1900
FatherDavid Bowen b. 26 Aug 1876, d. 5 Jan 1923
MotherHermana Magdeline "Maggie" Rice b. 8 May 1876
David "Odie" Bowen
     David Odie Bowen was born on 31 August 1900 at DeWitt County, Texas. He married Edna McEntee on 13 August 1926.

Family

Edna McEntee
Child

William Wilson Rice

M, b. 1 January 1835, d. 18 August 1886
FatherThomas (McClure) Rice b. 1801, d. 18 Sep 1842
MotherElizabeth Wilson b. 1805, d. b 7 Jul 1859
     William Wilson Rice was born on 1 January 1835 at Ohio. He bought his farm the same day, March 4, 1857 side by side to brother Oliver H. Rice in DeWitt County, TX on 4 March 1857. He married Nancy Ann Baker, daughter of (?) Baker and Vashti (?), on 17 November 1857 at Guadalupe County, Texas. William Wilson Rice witnessed the Estate of Elizabeth Rice on 8 July 1859 at DeWitt County, Texas; 'The State of Texas; Oliver Rice et al; County of DeWitt; Deed of Release: Know all men by these presents on the Eighth day of July, 1859, that we the undersigned Heirs of the Estate of Elizabeth Rice, deceased of said State and county. Withforth that we the undersigned Heirs of the Estate of the Said Elizabeth Rice do by these presents do bind ourselves and agree that the settlement that we have this day made in the Estate of the said Elizabeth Rice Shall be binding to each and all of us the Heirs of the said Elizabeth Rice and that we have this day made a fair and equal division of all the cattle of the said Estate and the Joseph Newman has in and for his son Leander Newman one of the Heirs of said Estate given unto Asa Asa Rice one of equal kin with Leander Rice all and every part and parcel of the said Leander Newman share in the said Estate forever-- Withforth that we the undersigned Heirs of the said Estate do hereby acknowledge by these presents the receipt of all or part and portion of all the property of the said Estate of Elizabeth Rice owned and we do by these presents receive it as a full and final settlement forever -- Whereunto we sit our hand this date above mentioned. Oliver Rice In Presence of (his mark) Amos A Hill; J S Newman; Joseph Bennett; A A Rice; T R Rice. The State of Texas: Personally appeared before me; County of DeWitt; James N Smith clerk of the County Court of said County: Amos A Hill; one of the subscribing witness to the foregoing instrument of writing who to me is well known and he after being duly sworn on his oath says that he is acquainted with all the party subscribing the same and that he saw each of them sign and seal the same and they acknowledge to be their act and deed for the purpose therein set forth and that they requested him to witness the same -- Given under my hand and seal of office at office in Clinton the 19th day of July A D 1859: James N Smith Cty Clerk. The State of Texas; County of DeWitt; I hereby certify that the above instrument of writing was filed in my office for record on Tuesday the 19th day of July A D 1859 at 10 oclock a m and that it was duly recorded in Record Book - - In Book H on page 455 on the same day and date as 11 oclock a m. Given under my hand and seal of office at office in Clinton this 19th day of July A D 1859.      James N Smith Cty Clerk.' This Deed of Release, Oliver Rice et al, was transcribed by Anita J. Cooper. William Wilson Rice witnessed the note of James Rice on 10 December 1859 at DeWitt County, Texas; sold all of his part of his mother's estate to his brother, William Rice, witnessed by Amos A. Hill and Alice A Hill. The 1860 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on 1 June 1860 DeWitt County, Texas; Rice, William W., head, 25, m, farmer, real estate value 252, personal estate value 1,050, born Ohio; Nancy Ann, 17, f, born Alabama; Asa S., 15, m, born Texas; James, 31, m, born Ohio. The 1870 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1870 DeWitt County, Texas; Rice, William W., head, 35/m/w, stockraiser, real estate value 1,000, personal estate value 1,000, born Ohio, Ann, 29/f/w, born Alabama, Thomas, 27/m/w, stockdriver, born Texas, Martha, 23/f/w, born North Carolina, Nannie A., 5/f/w, born Texas, Sidney, 1/f/w, born Texas, Meranda Sermon, 13/f/w, born Louisaina, William Fatheree, 7/m/w, born Texas, Martha F Fatheree, 3/f/w, born Texas, Louise Fatheree, 9/12/f/w, born Texas. William Wilson Rice sold 224 acres to Thomas R. Rice; sold 250 acres to Asa S. Rice on 22 January 1875. He married Cora A Ames on 9 January 1877 at DeWitt County, Texas. William Wilson Rice married Mary Ann Cochran, daughter of (?) Cochran, on 5 November 1879. The 1880 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on 1 June 1880; head, 45; Mary Ann, wife, 25; Lucinda Fatheree, orphan, 10. W. W. Rice is on the tax rolls as having 302 acres, 4 horses, 100 mules, 60 cattle for a total value of $2,360 in 1885 at DeWitt County, Texas. William Wilson Rice died on 18 August 1886 at DeWitt County, Texas, at age 51.

Family 1

Nancy Ann Baker b. 31 Jul 1841, d. 9 Dec 1875

Family 2

Cora A Ames d. c 1878

Family 3

Mary Ann Cochran b. 13 Jul 1855, d. 13 Feb 1905

Nancy Ann Baker

F, b. 31 July 1841, d. 9 December 1875
Father(?) Baker b. 24 Jan 1804
MotherVashti (?) b. 22 Jan 1809
     Nancy Ann Baker was born on 31 July 1841 at Fayette County, Alabama. She married William Wilson Rice, son of Thomas (McClure) Rice and Elizabeth Wilson, on 17 November 1857 at Guadalupe County, Texas. The 1860 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of William Wilson Rice's household; Rice, William W., head, 25, m, farmer, real estate value 252, personal estate value 1,050, born Ohio; Nancy Ann, 17, f, born Alabama; Asa S., 15, m, born Texas; James, 31, m, born Ohio. The 1870 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of William Wilson Rice's household; Rice, William W., head, 35/m/w, stockraiser, real estate value 1,000, personal estate value 1,000, born Ohio, Ann, 29/f/w, born Alabama, Thomas, 27/m/w, stockdriver, born Texas, Martha, 23/f/w, born North Carolina, Nannie A., 5/f/w, born Texas, Sidney, 1/f/w, born Texas, Meranda Sermon, 13/f/w, born Louisaina, William Fatheree, 7/m/w, born Texas, Martha F Fatheree, 3/f/w, born Texas, Louise Fatheree, 9/12/f/w, born Texas. Nancy Ann Rice died on 9 December 1875 at age 34. Truman Rice told this story: Two men were on the old William Wilson Rice ranch. They had a metal detector and was walking around with it on the ground. The metal detector sounded. they dug down into the ground and found a large old oak log that had been hollowed out. Inside the log was the skeletion of a woman. She had a gold locket around her neck. This was believed the burial ground of William Wilson Rice's first wife, Nancy Ann Baker. The men left everything alone and reburied the remains.

Family

William Wilson Rice b. 1 Jan 1835, d. 18 Aug 1886

Cora A Ames

F, d. circa 1878
     Cora A Ames married William Wilson Rice, son of Thomas (McClure) Rice and Elizabeth Wilson, on 9 January 1877 at DeWitt County, Texas. Cora A Rice died circa 1878.

Family

William Wilson Rice b. 1 Jan 1835, d. 18 Aug 1886

Mary Ann Cochran

F, b. 13 July 1855, d. 13 February 1905
Father(?) Cochran
     Mary Ann Cochran was born on 13 July 1855 at North Carolina. She married William Wilson Rice, son of Thomas (McClure) Rice and Elizabeth Wilson, on 5 November 1879. The 1880 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of William Wilson Rice's household; head, 45; Mary Ann, wife, 25; Lucinda Fatheree, orphan, 10. The 1900 Federal Census enumerated her as head of household DeWitt County, Texas; Mary A. Rice, b 7-1855 North Carolina; living with brother Robert A. Cochran, b 4-1852, North Carolina. Mary Ann Rice was buried at Alexander Cemetery, DeWitt County, Texas. She died on 13 February 1905 at Stratton, DeWitt County, Texas, at age 49 [cause of death- bronchitis; death certificate no 18227] and was buried at Alexander Cemetery.

Family

William Wilson Rice b. 1 Jan 1835, d. 18 Aug 1886

John Karl

M, b. 1 April 1818, d. 4 June 1874
     John Karl was buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Yoakum, DeWitt County, Texas. He was born on 1 April 1818 at Baden-Baden, Germany. He married Victoria März. John Karl died on 4 June 1874 at Oak Grove Cemetery at age 56.

Family

Victoria März b. 1 Sep 1820, d. 23 Apr 1896
Children

Victoria März

F, b. 1 September 1820, d. 23 April 1896
     Victoria März was born on 1 September 1820 at Prussia. She married John Karl. Victoria März died on 23 April 1896 at Yoakum, De Witt County, Texas, at age 75.

Family

John Karl b. 1 Apr 1818, d. 4 Jun 1874
Children

Marian Jean Rice

F, b. 29 August 1927
FatherEugene Herman Rice b. 16 Sep 1894, d. 1 Aug 1960
MotherDeborah Lorette "Dora" Owen b. 4 Jun 1901, d. 25 Nov 1987
Nicole Davis (granddaughter of Marion), Kevil Liljequist (grand nephew of Marion) with Marion Jean Rice Davis.
     Marian Jean Rice was born on 29 August 1927 at Yoakum, Texas. She married Edward Allen Davis on 7 October 1945 at Yoakum, Texas.

Family

Edward Allen Davis b. 21 Jan 1923, d. 13 Apr 1992

Edward Allen Davis

M, b. 21 January 1923, d. 13 April 1992
     Edward Allen Davis was born on 21 January 1923. He married Marian Jean Rice, daughter of Eugene Herman Rice and Deborah Lorette "Dora" Owen, on 7 October 1945 at Yoakum, Texas. Edward Allen Davis died on 13 April 1992 at age 69.

Family

Marian Jean Rice b. 29 Aug 1927

Virginia Dell Rice

F, b. 6 August 1932
FatherEugene Herman Rice b. 16 Sep 1894, d. 1 Aug 1960
MotherDeborah Lorette "Dora" Owen b. 4 Jun 1901, d. 25 Nov 1987
Virginia Rice and friend, Betty Coleman
     Virginia Dell Rice was born on 6 August 1932 at Yoakum, Lavaca County, Texas. She graduated from Yoakum High School, Yoakum, Lavaca County, Texas, in 1948. She married Hans Anton Person on 2 November 1950 at Yoakum, Texas. Virginia Dell Rice was educated at Motlow Community College, Tullahoma, Tennessee. She was a beautician, fabric store clerk and housewife.

Family

Hans Anton Person b. 27 Apr 1919, d. 26 Oct 1994

Elizabeth Dedrick Baker

F, b. 3 September 1834, d. 6 September 1916
Father(?) Baker b. 24 Jan 1804
MotherVashti (?) b. 22 Jan 1809
     Elizabeth Dedrick Baker was born on 3 September 1834 at Fayette County, Alabama. She married Joseph Austin Newman, son of Joseph Newman and Rachel Rabb, on 18 July 1852 at DeWitt County, Texas. The 1860 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Joseph Austin Newman's household; Newman, Joseph A., head, 33, m, stock raiser, real estate value 100, personal estate value 5,000, born Texas; Elizabeth D, 27, f, born Alabama; Leander G., 10, m, born Texas; Joseph S, 5, m, born Texas; O., 3, m, born Texas; Thomas M., 4/12, m, born Texas. The 1870 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Joseph Austin Newman's household; Newman, Joseph A., head, 43/m/w, farmer, real estate value 800, personal estate value 2670, born Texas; Elizabeth D., 33/f/w, born Alabama; Joseph S., 14/m/w, born Texas; Olivia Ann, 13, f/w, born Texas; James M., 12, m.w, born Texas; Mary Jane, 9/f/w, born Texas; Francis, 7/f/w, born Texas; Henry, 3/m/w, born Texas; Elizabeth D., 1/f/w, born Texas. Elizabeth Dedrick Newman died on 6 September 1916 at Sommervell County, Texas, at age 82. She was buried at Post Oak Cemetery, Sommervell County, Texas.

Family

Joseph Austin Newman b. 2 Oct 1827, d. 19 Nov 1872
Children

William Newman

M, b. circa 1886, d. circa 1889
FatherJames Milton Newman b. 16 Oct 1859, d. 9 May 1938
MotherMary Elizabeth Rice b. 17 May 1866, d. 6 Sep 1897
     William Newman was born circa 1886. He died circa 1889 of influenza.

Isaac Elmer Creek

M, b. 4 March 1879, d. 15 July 1968
FatherJimmie Lee Creek d. c 1892
MotherJulia Reams d. c 1882
     Isaac Elmer Creek was born on 4 March 1879 at New Carthage, Missouri. He served in the U. S. Army during Spanish-American War between 1898 and 1901 was a Private in Company H, 28 Regt Infantry in the Phillippines. He married Estella Elizabeth Newman, daughter of James Milton Newman and Mary Elizabeth Rice, on 13 November 1904 at Comanche, Comanche County, Texas. Isaac Elmer Creek died on 15 July 1968 at Coleman County, Texas, at age 89.

Family

Estella Elizabeth Newman b. 27 Oct 1885, d. 30 May 1965
Children

Sarah Melvina Elam

F, b. 12 January 1889, d. 2 March 1980
FatherGeorge Washington Elam
MotherMartha Jane Howard
     Sarah Melvina Elam was born on 12 January 1889 at Cuero, DeWitt County, Texas. She married George Washington "Bud" Newman, son of James Milton Newman and Mary Elizabeth Rice, on 1 January 1907 at Vandyke, Comanche County, Texas. Sarah Melvina Elam was buried on 2 March 1980 at Colony Hill, Taylor County, Texas. She died on 2 March 1980 at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, at age 91.

Family

George Washington "Bud" Newman b. 31 Jan 1888, d. 8 Nov 1975
Children

Nathan Carrell Harrell

M, b. 18 May 1885, d. 20 January 1964
     Nathan Carrell Harrell was born on 18 May 1885. He married Sarah Evelyn Newman, daughter of James Milton Newman and Mary Elizabeth Rice, on 21 January 1909 at Runnels County, Texas. Nathan Carrell Harrell died on 20 January 1964 at Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas, at age 78.

Family

Sarah Evelyn Newman b. 5 May 1891, d. 27 May 1980
Children