Minnie Fleer Nov. 5, 1884. She died June 23. 1886, and on her deathbed requested her husband to marry her sister Katie, which he did Aug. 11, 1887. He has two children by second wife: Vesie, born Aug. 2. 1891. and Huber M.. born June 4, 1894. Third child of David and Jane Rice. Van. born Sept. 14. 1863, married Jane C. Hale June, 1881. Children: Ada. Rue, Etta, Jay and Ruth. Fourth child of David and Jane Rice, Ned N. born Sept. 1, 1867, married Dora Biddler Aug. 20, 1889. One child. Bland, born Aug. 23, 1893. Fifth child of David and Jane Rice, Jimer E., born Mar. 1, 1870. F. Joe Rice was educated at the S. E. Normal School at Cape Girardeau. Mo., graduating in 1883; he taught school five years. was elected treasurer of Dunklin Co., Mo., 1886, served two years. and served as a member of the Missouri House of Representatives 1889, thirty-fifth General Assembly, which was a revision session, coining every ten years: Nov. 6, 1894, he was elected collector of revenue for Dunklin Co. Van Rice is a farmer and lives seven miles south of Kennett, Mo., adjoining his fatherís farm, and, like his father, very much enjoys hunting and fishing. Ned Rice is a grocery merchant in Kennett, Mo., and is engaged largely in the buying and shipping of all kinds of game, fish, ducks, wild geese, deer, turkey, bear, etc. Lucretia (Rice) Cook lives on a farm three miles west of her father, David Rice, and is very fond of farm work as well as her duties in the house, she is noted among her neighbors as the most faithful worker in her neighborhood: she spins and weaves home-made cloth, blankets, etc.. her family wearing homemade clothes every day. She is a member of the Baptist Church at Shady Grove, postoffice is Senath, Dunklin Co., Mo. Jimer E. Rice graduated at the S. E. Normal School, Cape Girardeau, Mo., June, 1894; he is a cripple for life from an accidental gunshot wound in 1887. when on a hunting expedition. David Rice, the father, is a farmer, living seven miles south of Kennett, Mo., in Dunklin Co.; he served a term as assessor (1860-1862), and was public administrator from 1872 to 1876. ancl a member of the State Legislature 1877; he greatly enjoys hunting in the fall and winter, camping out, etc. He has no religious faithórather a Universalist; he believes in all farmers making what they eat and wear. at home, and absolutely hates style. James P., son of James P. and Casendana (Hearne) Rice,
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