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Finding Our Warrick County, IN Ancestors

Rice, Joseph, Page 1

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as compiled by Marge Rice

The text below contains information about the Rice Family as compiled by Marge Rice. If you have further information or questions please email her. Information spans from 1790 to 1930. No information is provided on the living.
1. Joseph Rice (1790-1845) and Frances Broadwell (this section will include data on John Rice) as well as Joseph and Frances's sons: Axley, Miles and Union.
2. Son Axley Rice (1811-1896) and Ellen Hunsaker 
3. Son Martin W. Rice (1842-1926) and Susan Myrick - Martin Washington Rice served in the Civil War.
4. Son Aaron B. Rice (1868-1939) and Matilda Wittman. 
Joseph Rice was born 12 Feb 1790, location unknown. I have been searching so long, but never found any records where he gave indication of a birthplace. In the 1880 census for Warrick Co., his sons (Axley) said KY; and (Miles) VA (and Union did not know).

Joseph moved with his parents to Kentucky prior to his marriage (or so says son, Miles, in the mugbook, but this may or may not be true), and it is quite possible that Joseph and Frances actually met in Warren Co., KY, as it appears that both an Abraham Reese and David Broadwell were in Warren Co., KY as early as 1802. I do NOT know the Rice/Reese connection as of now, and indeed there may be none!

Joseph Reese married Frances Broadwell in Warren Co., Kentucky. Their children were born in Warren Co., KY in 1811, 1812 and 1816. The marriage license listed both names in error: JOSEPH H. REESE - FANNY BRANDWELL - 17 NOV 1809. Note here that Joseph, married under name REESE, was listed by censustaker in 1820 DuBois Co. as ROYSE. His children were named RICE, and all records in Warrick Co. list him as RICE. On his tombstone is the name RISE.

After 1816 sometime, Joseph and family moved to Washington Co., IN, and then to Crawford Co., IN. - these counties given in data from son Miles Rice in "History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, IN", a mugbook published 1885. Joseph and John appear side by side in the 1820 Dubois Co. census. Joseph is listed with 3 males under ae 10 (their sons), 1 male 10 to 16 (who? a hired hand?), 1 male 16 to 26 (who?), two males 26 to 45 (he was one, who was the other?) and 2 females 26 to 45 (Frances was one, who else?). Might Joseph and/or Frances have had elderly parents living with them?

Joseph was known consistently in his final chosen home, Warrick Co., IN as Joseph RICE, and nowhere in Warrick did I find the name as Reese (the name listed on the marriage license in Warren Co., KY). The "History of Warrick Co., IN" says that Joseph Rice was among the earliest settlers, and intimates it was shortly after 1816. Land office records at Vincennes, IN show that Joseph bought 40 acres of land on 1 Aug 1839, in the southeast quarter of the northeast quarter of Section 14 in township 4-S, Range 8-W. Son Axley's obituary states that the family moved from KY to IN in 1817. The Historical Atlas of Warrick Co. (1880) says that Joseph came to Hart Twp. in the spring of 1827, and settled on land which had previously been lived on and cleared by a Jonathan Cox. Frances' obituary says "In 1827, her husband opened up a farm where Mt. Zion Church now stands," and where the cemetery is today.

The name on Joseph's gravestone was Joseph RISE: "In memory of Joseph Rise, born Feb. 12th 1790. Dyed March 16th 1845. Aged 55 years and 1 month and 4 days. 'Behold ye strangers passing by, As you are now, so once was I; As I am now, so you must be, Prepare for death and follow me.'" How and why the name is RISE is still a mystery to me, unless it was simply a mistake by the stonecarver, which was never corrected by family (who all went by the name of Rice).

Our Joseph Rice is documented as having been appointed as Supervisor of a portion of Petersburgh Rd., commencing at the south end of the bridge on Big Creek and ending at the 23rd milepost of said road. This appointment was made by the Warrick Co. Board of Justices on 3 May 1830. In Adams' "History of Warrick Co., IN", 1868, a story is told of "a man named Rice, residing on one of the extremes of the county before it was reduced to its present territorial limits", and states that Rice lost a cow one spring. He found that a man named Bond, living some 8 miles distant, had the cow and its calf in his enclosure. Bond refused, and Rice went to J. P. Shane. A trial was held, and Rice got his cow and calf back. This Rice may have been Joseph, although I have no proof.

Children of Joseph Rice and Frances Broadwell were (all born Warren Co., KY):
1. AXLEY DOB: 18 Jun 1811 (See data on Axley
_____)
2. Miles DOB: 18 Sep 1812 Miles bought at the land office in Vincennes on 10 Aug 1841, 40 acres in the SE quarter of the SE quarter of Section 14 in Township 4-S, Range 8-W, Warrick Co. He died after 1885, possibly 1889/90. Married 15 May 1845 Lydia A. Dawson in Warrick Co., IN (YOB: ca. 1823 PA; she died Dec 1895). Records in the land office at Vincennes, IN show that Miles bought land on 10 Aug 1841 in the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section 14, in Warrick Co., in Twp. 4-S, Range 8-W. Miles donated the land for Mt. Zion Cemetery where he and Lydia are buried in the SE corner (per Shirley Wyman), without a marker. Their known children (born Warrick Co., IN):
A. Sarah Ann YOB: ca 1847 IN; died aft 1885. Married
1) Warrick Co. 27 Apr 1865 Alonzo T. Conner; 2) -- Davis in 1897.
B. Mary Frances DOB: 8 Oct 1849; she died 12 Nov 1887
(buried Mt. Zion). Married 13 Aug 1871 to William. J. Cox
1) Miles O. YOB: 1874
2) William M. YOB: 1876
3) George F. YOB: 1879
4) Cleveland DOB: 29 Oct 1884; died 15 May 1885.
C. Arminda E. (AKA Elizabeth in 1870 & 1880 census) DOB: 3 or 12 Oct 1853 - Died 10 or 19 Apr 1884. Buried Mt. Zion.
D. Union (AKA Joseph Union) DOB: 1 Feb 1856. Per Jamison and Warrick Co. records, he married Sally Lankford 27 Dec 1874. DAR records show that a 28 Dec 1874 marriage was to Sarah R. (Rebecca) Young. A Sarah R. Rice (per DAR born 18 Jul 1847 OH; died 20 Mar 1933 Evansville) is buried Mt. Zion Cemetery, and her tombstone, per Jamison, says 1847-1932. Whichever was the wife, she had two children prior to marriage to Union, named Rosella, born 1867 and Ellis M., born 1870. The daughter Rosella was called Mary Rosella and wife of J. D. Hussey; Mt. Zion records show her DOB: 27 Jul 1867 and she died 25 Feb 1900 and is buried next to Sarah R. Rice. Joseph Union died 2 May 1933 in Evansville. 
Children:
1) Camella F. YOB: 1875
2) Stella YOB: 1877
3) Isabelle YOB: 1879
4) Carrie Lawson DOB: 19 Nov 1884; died 4 Jul 1958
Evansville, IN. Married 4 Jan 1904 Boonville Charles Cuthberth Waters (born 15 Jun 1884 Boonville).
a) Ruth Waters born 20 Aug 1909 .
E. Tillman L. YOB: 1861 Married Martha J. Russell 19 Jan 1882 (her YOB 1861); he died after 1885. Martha died before 1897, buried Maple Grove, Boonville.
F. Susan S. DOB: 8 Jun 1863; died 22 Dec 1932 in
Essex, Stoddard Co., MO. Married Warrick Co. Gilbert Condict on 14 Sep 1884 (his DOB: 15 Oct 1862; he died 29 Jul 1909 Sikeston, New Madrid, MO). Susan was a Jehovah's Witness, and died of asthma and pneumonia. She is buried in Essex Cemetery, Essex, MO. Gilbert died of typhoid fever. First child per cemetery records; rest per researcher Elizabeth Fay - 1thru8 born in Warrick Co.: 1) ---- (male) DOB: 9 Apr 1886
2) Anna C. DOB: 9 Jan 1887; died 23 Apr 1887, buried Mt. Zion.
3) Archie M. DOB: 4 Mar 1889; died 2 Mar 1891
4) Ruford Philip DOB: 23 Feb 1891; died 6 Oct 1936
Essex, Stoddard Co., MO. Married Minta A. Wilmath 14 May 1909 (Her DOB: 9 Sep 1891). 
8 children included Loyd Malcom (1910-1914); Alma Vivian (1912-1912), Maree (19 Mar 1914-30 Jun 1989, married Hansel W. Wheeler), Robert Lee (28 Nov 1915-12 Jul 1980), Thelma Mae (20 May 1922; married 14 Feb 1948 James H. Sullivan), Tina Irene (27 Apr 1924-17 Mar 1995; married Wilbur Hoppe), James Carlton (20 Dec 1925-30 Apr 1980, married Dorothy Elder), John Lester (9 Sep 1928-18 Nov 1995; married Marjorie Harrington).
5) GIlbert Earl DOB: 14 Jan 1894; died 7 Jul 1933
Essex, MO. Married Allie L. Davis. 5 children: Earl (1921--), Carl (1924--), Clyde (9 Feb 1925--; married Felma Graves), Clifford (1928--) and male infant (1926).
6) Rolland G. DOB: 9 Mar 1896; died 17 Dec 1932.
7) Hallie (twin) DOB: 9 Mar 1896; died 19 Nov 1896
8) Arthur Gaylon DOB: 19 Jan 1898/9 in Boonville. He
married 17 Dec 1919 Frances White; he died 19 Oct 1981 Essex, MO and she 15 Sep 1965. 
7 children: Louis L. (24 Nov 1920; married Ruth I. Myres);
Ora B. (married James C. Pflueger); Roy C. (17 Nov 1923; married Eunice
V. Jackson); Virgie L. (8 Mar 1927; married James W. Rosson Jr.); three more born after 1930 and names not shown.
9) Oscar E. DOB: 7 Nov 1902 Posey Co., IN or New Madrid Co., MO; died 20 Jun 1903.
10) Bertha Leola DOB: 20 Jun 1904; died 4 Oct 1965 MO.
Married 28 Jan 1922 Hudson G. Worthington (23 Jun 1800; died 17 May 1962). 
11 children: Hudson M. (1923; died ae 2 days); Glenn C. (27 Feb 1924; died 1 Sep 1966; married JoAnn -); Leola M. (ca 1926; stillborn); Paul M. (14 Nov 1927; married Fredda Case); twin Pauline M 14 Nov 1927 (married Cecil R. Clanton Jr; seven more born 1930 or after and names not shown.
G. Lorena (aka Lorinda and Lovina) YOB: ca. 1865; died aft 1885.

3. Almon (aka Union in most records) DOB: 25 Oct 1816. Died 25 Oct 1896 @ Dickeyville; he is buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Warrick Co., IN. Married 1) 28 May 1836 Margaret Richardson {Her DOB: ca 1816- still living @ 1850 census}; and 2) 1 Nov 1857 Mariah Floyd {Her DOB: 25 Oct 1833 No. Carolina; she died 20 Nov 1908}. Land records at Vincennes, IN show that by the name of Union, he bought 40 acres of land in Warrick Co. on 10 Aug 1841, and that the land was located in the NE quarter of the SW quarter of Section 13 in Township 40 south, range 8-west. Both marriages of Almon/Union were in Warrick Co., IN. 1860 census Hart Twp., shows Union ae 42, Maria G., ae 27, with William M., ae 21, Frances L., ae 14, Clarissa A., ae 9, Albert L., ae 7, Franklin L., ae 6 and Miles, ae 1. Leander Overby was also listed as farm laborer. The 1870 Warrick Co. census shows Union (23), Mariah (23 or 27/unclear) - should have been Union 53 and Mariah 37, Franklin (17), Miles (11) and Warrick (8).
Children:
A. Eli YOB: ca 1837
B. William M. DOB: 15 Oct 1839; married Elisabeth Ann
White 17 May 1863 (note this Elisabeth was granddau of George Bryant and Deborah Bicknell. Per Jamison, Elisa died in Colorado 5 Feb 1910 and William died 20 Nov 1912 in Warrick Co (William's YOB 1838, he died in Lincoln Co., CO) Elizabeth Ann DOB: 30 Oct 1845 OH; died 5 Feb 1910 Lincoln Co., CO. 
Children:
1) Wesley William DOB: 23 Nov 1864, died 29 Dec 1922;
married 23 Jun 1889 Savannah Ellen Galloway, all events in Warrick Co. Savannah born 15 Sep 1865 Warrick Co.; died 4 Mar 1961 Logansport, IN).
Children:
a) Ernest Wesley DOB: 25 Mar 1890; died 11 Mar 1967 Gibson Co., IN.; married 16 Jun 1916 Ina M. Ward (1892-1971)
Ernest Ward (b: 6 Aug 1917; d: 7 Dec 1988) married + 3 children
Virginia Eloise (b: 30 Mar 1919 Detroit, MI) Laddie Ralph (b: 12 May 1924 Champaign, IL; d: 22 Sep 1994) married + 5 children
Dorothy Margaret (b: 15 Jun 1926 Champaign; d: 20 Mar 1995)
b) Earl DOB: 10 Oct 1891/2; died 13 Sep 1971
Boonville, IN. Married Minnie Reason (1902-1986)
Geraldine; married + 1 daughter
c) Ivan Leland DOB: 15 Jun 1895 Lynnville, IN; died 1986 Birdseye, IN. Married Ovia Hill.
Jeanette
Joyce
Richard
Leland
d) Hazel M. DOB: 23 Jan 1898; died 13 Oct 1987
Peoria, IL Married Raymond R. Price Roberta M.
Raymond R. Jr. 
e) William Blake DOB: 2 Feb 1901; died 5 Apr 1970 - a dentist. Married Sylvia C. Bass (1891-1984) and Hazel Mae Lucas. 5 children born 1930 or after.
f) Mildred DOB: 11 Apr 1907 Warrick Co.; married
Harold Wiseman (1905-1990) and Harry Spencer (b: 1912). 2 children born 1930 or after.
g) Marjorie DOB: 11 Aug 1901; died 6 Nov 1968 Winamac, IN. Married 1 Feb 1959 Harold L. Righter (b: 14 Jun 1915; d: 1968). Both buried Mt. Zion.
2) Edward F. YOB: ca 1867
3) Henry A. YOB: 1868. Married 1) 15 Apr 1894 Stella Brooks and 2) 6 May 1899 Anna Nickens.
4) Amos/Ansel B. YOB: 1870
5) Emma R. DOB: 10 Apr 1872 - twin. Emma married
15 Apr 1894 James E. Langford (his DOB: 17 Jun 1869). Lived Warrick Co.
1900 census; she died 24 Dec 1945 Denver, CO; he died 10 Sep 1959 Westminster, CO. 
Children:
a) Lelia DOB: 22 Mar 1895; married Arvis V. Campbell (1894-1984)
Victor C. (b. 26 Oct 1925) lives Ft. Smith, Ark. Married Betty Emery (b. 18 Aug 1927).
b) James R. DOB: 27 Oct 1897
c) Letta DOB: 22 May 1905
6) Ella (or Mariah) DOB: 10 Apr 1872 - twin; married 1)
Rens Parker and 2) John Vincent.
a) Virgil Parker
7) Franklin L. YOB: 1874; married 27 Oct 1895 Edith King. 
Children:
a) Arthur C. DOB: 9 Jan 1899
8) Albert M. YOB: 1878; married 18 Sep 1904 to
<unknown>
C. Matilda Jane YOB: ca 1842; married 20 Dec 1857 Levi A.
Skaggs (his YOB 1837). They lived in Pike Co. in 1910 per Jamison.
Children:
1) William L. YOB: ca 1859
2) Mary Christena YOB: 1865
3) Alvira M. YOB: 1871
D. Frances L. DOB: 3 Sep 1837; married 1 Feb 1868
William Ellis Pemberton (born 1847; died 1919). Schafer Funeral Home Records show Frances died at her home, near Mt. Zion Cemetery, where she was buried on 6 Jan 1913. 
Children:
1) James F. DOB: 4 Nov 1859; married 1 Mar 1883
Mary A. Wiggins (born 20 Sep 1862; died 25 Jun 1947). He died 5 Aug 1896. Both buried Barren Fork Cemetery, Owen Twp. She married 2) Joseph Chambers 23 Dec 1897. 
Children of James:
a) Maude DOB: 3 Jul 1885
b) Ivy M. YOB: 1887; died 1892
c) Carrie YOB: 1889; died 1892
2) Rosella F. DOB: 12 Oct 1870; married 22 Dec 1889
James E. Langford. She died 2 Sep 1891. He married 2) Rosella's first cousin, Emma Rice, dau. of William M. Rice (brother of Frances L. Rice Pemberton). Child of Rosella F. and James Langford:
a) Lettie YOB: 1890
3) Omera DOB: 15 Feb 1878; married Daisy A. Hunt
(born 1883; died 6 Nov 1932). Omera died May 1940. Children born Warrick Co., but after, they moved to GIbson Co., IN:
a) Hazel M. DOB: 13 Sep 1898
b) Flossie DOB: 5 Sep 1901
c) George DOB: 1 Dec 1905
d) Myrtlene DOB: 11 Jul 1908
e) Mary DOB: 14 May 1911
f) Freda V. DOB: 4 May 1916
g) Eugene DOB: 23 Sep 1924
4) Erie DOB: 1 Aug 1880; married 8 Nov 1908
Myrtle Wilson (born 1885; died 1958); Erie died 1946. Child:
a) Woodrow DOB: 18 Nov 1912
5) Teddy DOB: 3 Feb 1883; married 1) 22 Mar
1903 Clara Pearl Young (born 6 Jul 1883; died 11 Nov 1955). Married 2)
Mrs. Eva Miles Barclay. He died 14 Dec 1964. 
Children:
a) Ernest H. DOB: 4 Mar 1904
b) Ermil C. DOB: 10 Nov 1905
c) Nera C. DOB: 22 Jul 1909
d) Charles W. DOB: 4 Jun 1911
e) Roy DOB: 1 Jul 1914
f) Howard DOB: 2 Mar 1918
6) Clyde DOB: 12 Jan 1886; married 1908
Margaret E. Miles (born 26 Nov 1891; died 1979). He died 1970. No children.
7) Elma DOB: 18 Jun 1888; married 1912 Bert
Madden (born 1882; died 1966). She died 1953. Children:
a) Charles B. DOB: 25 Dec 1912
b) Mary
c) Carl DOB: 29 Nov 1916
d) Mildred DOB: 28 Jan 1922
e) Ray DOB: 30 Oct 1923
f) R. Gene DOB: 4 Aug 1928
One more born after 1930.
E. Clarissa A. DOB: ca 1849/1850 (11 mo. old at 1850
census) Jamison shows marriage 11 Jul 1869 to James L. Welty. Clarissa died 1928.
1) -- (female) DOB: May 1879
F. Albert L. DOB: ca 1852/3
G. Franklin Luther DOB: 1854; married 1) 25 Apr 1874 Mary
Pemberton {22 Mar 1855 to 8 Oct 1880}; 2) 8 Jun 1882 Alice B. Ring/Rice;
3) 27 Oct 1895 Edith King; and 4) 29 Jan 1901 Cordelia Leslie
1) Charles A. YOB: ca 1875; married Flora (-) (born
1883; died 1967). He died 1955. Children:
a) Madah G. DOB: 28 Jul 1905
2) Ada Belle DOB: 5 Dec 1877; married 10 Jan 1897
Willard Phillips

Children of Almon and Mariah:
A. Miles Melville DOB: Oct 1858/9; married 13 Apr 1882
Temperence E. Spradley. They lived in Pike Co. in 1900 and he was a lawyer, per Jamison.
1) Maude YOB: 1883
2) Norman YOB: 1885
3) Monte YOB: 1887
4) Hannah YOB: 1889
5 and 6) Clarence and Clara (twins?) YOB: 1893
7) Union YOB: 1896
8) Aline YOB: 1899
B. Warrick Granville DOB: 10 Sep 1861; married 23 Dec 1883 Lucy Kelly {her DOB: 9 Sep 1867; died 3 Feb 1940}. He died 3 Jun 1933.
Both buried Maple Grove Cemetery, Boonville.
1) -- (female) DOB: last week of June 1897 in Cairo,
IL where family then lived.

JOSEPH'S BROTHER, JOHN B. RICE:
John B. Rice (DOB: 7 Mar or 7 Jun 1778) was brother of Joseph. I found Joseph and John next to each other in 1820 DuBois Co. census. John appointed Joseph and Axley Rice to be the executors of his estate on 7 Dec 1841. A John Rice was in Indiana's 4th U.S. Infantry regiment, from 31 Oct 1811 to 31 Dec 1811, and in this John's daughter's marriage license, he is referred to as John B. Rice. He died 26 Jan 1846, and he and his wife are buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Warrick Co., IN, just west of Joseph Rice/Rise!

John married Sydney Pigman of Ohio Co., KY on 29 Jun 1809 (she was the daughter of Rev. Ignatious and Susannah (Lamar) Pigman (her DOB: 9 Nov 1791 though some show 9 Nov 1794; she died 22 Apr 1877). [PIGMAN notes: Ignatious was born ca 1755 MD to Matthew & Mary Pigman; married Susannah in 1777 Montgomery Co., MD, and was Ohio County's first local minister, a Methodist. He became involved in land speculation, acquiring titles to lands around Muddy Creek. He went back to Frederick Co./, MD and sold land rights to neighbors and friends in exchange for their Maryland homes. Thus began the Methodist migration to Ohio Co., KY. Sales were done in good faith, but the ones who bought bottomland lost it because they could not grow crops due to flooding. Many lawsuits against Rev. Pigman resulted, with Sheriff's sales of land. Ignatious became insolvent, left his wife in KY and moved before 1810 census with his son, to Louisiana, dying in 1815 in New Orleans. Sydney's siblings were:
Wesley, Rhoda (Stephen) Statler; Anne (Samuel) Work; Philena (Harrison)
Taylor; and Sally (Daniel) Morrison.]

In the 1820 Dubois Co. census, John Rice's family appears with 1 male 15 to 26 (who? a hired hand?), 1 male 26 to 45 (himself), 4 females under 10 (yes), 1 female 16 to 26 (wrong age; Sydney was ae 28). Federal land records at Vincennes land office show that John Rice and William Carnahan together bought a total of 56 acres on 15 Mar 1837. William Carnahan was John's son in law, and the land was located in the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of section 18, township 4-So., Warrick Co. 
Children of John B. and Sydney (Pigman) Rice were:
1. Philena (Heleney at times). It is obvious she was the dau. of Sydney before John and Sydney were married (she was born ca 1801 - based on fact she was listed as ae 51 when she died in Oct 1858 - OR - born ca 1807 as her age was listed as 21 at time of her Nov 1828 marriage); married 12 Nov 1828 Warrick Co. (or per Dorothy Elliott on 11 Feb 1829) to Isaac Powers (his DOB: Sep 1802 in KY). Lived in 1850 in Anderson Twp., Warrick Co. Isaac Powers was born ca 1803 per 1850 census. Philena died 30 Oct 1858 and Isaac 8 Feb 1889 Warrick Co. 
Children were:
A. Minerva (female, born ca 1830)
B. Mariah J. (female, born ca 1832)
C. Laura E. (DOB: 15 Jul 1833; died 25 May 1909
Gentryville, Spencer Co., IN)); married William Stephens (born ca 1831); children all born Warrick Co.:
1) James E. DOB: 17 Mar 1851
2) Elizabeth Cordelia YOB: 1853
3) Nancy A.P. YOB: 1856
4) Mary Isabelle DOB: 14 Feb 1860; she died 5 Jul
1930 Gentryville, Spencer Co., IN; married James Frakes on 6 Mar 1884 Warrick Co. Children: born Spencer Co.
a) Carrie DOB: 16 Nov 1892
b) Laura DOB: 11 Nov 1893
c) Rosco DOB: 22 Apr 1896
d) William Frederick DOB: 5 Dec 1898
e) unknown DOB: 25 Mar 1905
5) Sarah E. YOB: 1865
6) Edna J. DOB: 22 Aug 1867
D. George Wesley (born either 18 Mar or 31 May 1835;
marriages in county records show four for George W. - and research continues, inasmuch as there probably were two by the same name there:
1) Warrick Co. Mariah Floyd on 7 Jun 1850 - note that George Wesley at that time was 15 y/o, so this Geo. W. probably was NOT him; 2) Warrick Co. 27 Apr 1856 Nancy Jane Phillips, born 12 Jul 1835; 3) Spencer Co. 9 Apr 1873 Anna Thurman; 4) Spencer Co. 18 Mar 1875 Spencer Co. Nancy Sandage;
1) George Thomas (DOB unknown but he died 25 Feb
1937 Tennyson, IN). Married 1) 14 Jan 1890 Nancy A. Stephens and 2) 3 Feb 1893 Louisa Broshears. Children: Earl, Lydia Carl, Emma; and marriage to Louisa: Mary Ethel (DOB: 25 Nov 1893; and Ernest YOB: ca 1907).
2) John Franklin DOB: 21 Feb 1867
3) Mary P. DOB: 27 Jan 1859; married 6 Jan 1879 William J. Lamar (YOB: 1851). Children Andrew, Emma C., and George Franklin (born Apr 1880).
4) Anna YOB: 1861
5) Isaac M. DOB: 5 Mar 1863; died 25 Dec 1932
Tennyson, Warrick Co. Married Nancy Louise Tennyson (DOB: 9 Jun 1867).
Child born 25 May 1886, unknown name.
6) William S. DOB: 11 Mar 1865
7) Abraham N. DOB: 30 Jan 1867
8) Sophronia J. DOB: 10 Jul 1869
Above were children of Nancy Jane Phillips; those below are children of Nancy Sandage:
9) John A. DOB: 25 Dec 1877; died at age 2
10) Hulda E. DOB: 13 Feb 1880; died ae 13
11) Ella L. DOB: 7 Dec 1882
E. John (ca 1838) married 22 Aug 1859 Warrick Co. Mary
Elvina Bradley (YOB: ca 1843). Daughter Amanda
F. Elizabeth (ca. 1841); married 24 Dec 1857 Samuel W.
Mills in Warrick Co. (born Jun 1835; died 11 Jun 1910). She died ca 1900. 11 children:
11) John R. Mills (names of first ten unknown)
G. Miles (male, born 9 Jan 1842)
H. Massa (male, ca 1845)
I. possibly George, born 1847?
2. Clarisa DOB: 17 Sep 1813 Married 10 Jun 1832
to William H. Carnahan (William born 12 Oct 1812 Limestone Co., AL, per descendant Darrell Carnahan). Clarisa died 6 Dec 1844 and is buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery. On 1 Aug 1839, William bought in his own name alone (separate from John Rice), 56 acres and 10/100 of an acre, in the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section 19, in township
4-So. of Range 7-W, per records at Vincennes land office. The 1850 Warrick Co. census, Owen Twp. shows William living with second wife Catherine (McNeily), whom he married 11 Feb 1845. William (listed as ae. 30 - which is wrong) and Catherine (ae. 26) lived next door to Sidney (Pigman) Rice and Clarisa's siblings Frances, George and Mariah. Listed were Clarisa's children (all born Warrick Co.):
A. Mary Ann (born ca 1833)
B. Fineas Ewing (male, born ca 1835)
C. John (ca. 1837)
D. Jackson (ca 1839)
E. Daniel (ca 1841)
F. William Jasper (ca 1843) Married 1) Lydia Ricketts; 2)
12 Nov 1877 Sarah Robinson; and 3) the mother of his children 14 Nov 1864 Mary Ann LaGrange.
1) John W. (born 5 Nov 1873)
2) Jalin (ca 1874)
3) Fannie (ca 1876)
4) Anna (ca 1878)
Also listed 1850 census were Catherine's children: Newton M. (born 1846); Sarah Jane (ca 1848) and Kesiah (female, born 4 Sep 1850). Darrell Carnahan shows these other children - Frances (born ca 1847) and Serelda (born ca 1849) but since they did not appear, possibly they had died before census. Darrell's list continues with Mary (ca 1853), Sylvester Willard (born May 1856), Nancy B. (ca 1857), Susan (ca. 1858), Amanda (ca 1864) and Cornelius (born 13 Sep 1864).
3. Elmyra/Almira (born 1815 to 1817 in Indiana). Married 7 Jan 1836 Charles Carl Dugan/Dougan (his YOB ca 1817). Almira is said to be buried in Mt. Zion, but no stone is found. 
Their children in 1850 census were:
A. Frances M. (born ca 1835);
B. Nancy E. (ca. 1837);
C. James M. (ca. 1840);
D, Minerva (ca 1846).
Another child probably theirs was William W. Dougan, born 28 Feb 1844, died 2 Sep 1845. Buried Mt. Zion.
4. Susannah (born ca 1819 in Kentucky). Married 25/29 Jul 1838 to Jacob Scales. 1850 Ohio Twp., Warrick Co. census shows Jacob (born 29 Apr 1819 and died Henderson Co., KY - I suspect in 1849), Susan, and Miles (born ca 1840); Elizabeth (ca 1842); and Frances (ca 1845/6).
Children:
A. -- Unknown
B. Miles DOB: 12 Apr 1840
C. Elizabeth YOB: 1842
D. Frances Emily DOB: 20 Jul 1844; married 21 Dec 1863
Hiram E. Gaddis (his DOB: 24 Jun 1839; died 5 Jul 1914 Hopkins Co., KY); she died 16 Feb 1911. Their children were (per Addie Benning, descendant):
1) William YOB: 1865
2) Mattie YOB: 1867
3) Alice DOB: 23 Aug 1869; died 7 May 1936.
Married (-) Mitchell and they had children: John, William, Clyde, Leonard, -- (Mrs. Leslie Sisk), Mattie (- Roberts), -- (Mrs. Charles Hanrely, Alice (-- Hightower) and -- (Mrs. F. B. Knight).
4) Homer YOB: 1873
5) Albert YOB: 1879
6) Susie Elmira DOB: 12 Jun 1881; died 23 Jun 1964.
Married William Downey 15 Nov 1903.
7) Herbert Ernest YOB: 1886. Married Gladys Corine.
E. -- Son died 27 Aug 1846 at age 9 days, buried Mt. Zion
F. Lewis A. (born 7 Jun 1847; died 9 Jan 1848), buried Mt.
Zion
5. Frances AKA Fanny. Born 1825 in Indiana (living with mother 1850 census)
6. Minerva
7. Joseph Born ca. 1826
8. George W. Born 25 Dec 1831 Indiana. Married 4 Jun 1850 Warrick Co. to Mariah Floyd. He died 13 Aug 1856 and buried in Mt. Zion. See note under Almon/Union.
9. Mariah (DOB: ca 1833 in Indiana). "Unmarried"
10. or 10 and 11: America (DOB: ca 1836) and Sally, possibly named Amanda (DOB: ca 1837) - were these twins or the same person? Amanda IS shown with brother George (age 18) at the farm of George and Amanda Taylor in Pigeon Twp., Warrick Co. at 1850 census.

Referencing Miles Rice's statement in mugbook that his father had been in Washington Co., IN, although I did NOT find any proof of that when I was there, I did find that there had been a John Rice there. John Rice had a water mill below Fredericksburg, on the Blue River, after 1808 sometime, with inference that it was ca 1810/12. In 1820, the following ROYSE surnames were in Washington Co. census: Frederick, Gabriel, John, Martin, William, all living close to one another.

I have found a Joseph Rice and a John Rice, as soldiers in the War of 1812, from KY, both in Lewis' 5th Regiment of KY Volunteers. This may or may not have been our Joseph and John. Needs to be researched.

Proofs of above include 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870 & 1880 census Warrick Co., IN.; 1820 census Dubois Co., IN; burial records from Mt. Zion Cemetery, and "Marriage Records" from Warrick Co.; written info from John Powell of Evansville's Willard Library; "Warrick Co., IN Will Book A", pg. 55 (Joseph) and pg. 53 (John); data from researcher Vaughn Rice; Histories of Warrick Co., IN.; letters to me from Marie Ricketts, granddau. of Union Rice; Pike Co. History, pg. 450; "Ohio Co., KY" by Taylor; "Early Families of Hart Twp., Warrick Co., IN" by Phyllis Jamison, 1995; "Four Histories of Warrick Co., IN" by Warrick Chapter DAR, Boonville, 1978; data from Shirley Wyman citing Bible records and records from Schafer Funeral Home; Warrick Co. History, pgs. 203-204 by Goodspeed; and many familytreemaker.com sites for children/grandchildren of Condict, Powers and Scales.

LAND RECORDS:
Joseph in Dubois Co., IN 28 Aug 1821, 80 acres in EhalfSE Sec 15/-, Twp. 1-S
Joseph in Warrick Co., IN 1 Sep 1838, 40 acres in NESE, Sec 14/-, Twp. 4-S
Joseph in Warrick Co., IN 1 Aug 1839, 40 acres in SENE, Sec 14/-, Twp. 4-S
John in Warrick Co., IN 15 Mar 1837, 56 acres in SESW, Sec 18/-, Twp. 4-S (Note that Joseph's sons Axley, Miles and Union also received land in Twp. 4-S)

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