Rice Family Gateway
James William Rice
born 1851 in Dover, son of James Edwin Rice and Julia Ann (Dawson) Rice
married 22 December 1870 to Ellen Douglas "Blye" Quarles. Daughter Mary Walker Rice married Emmett L. Gregory
married 15 November 1893 to Annie Hobing, and had son James Jr.
married 1909 to Cora
Ellen Douglas "Blye" Quarles, 1st wife of James William Rice
Her grandfather was a newspaper editor in Clarksville.
photo dated 1874
Goodspeed's Biographies (1886) of James E. Rice and James W. Rice
Judge James E. Rice at Ft. Donelson Cemetery
Julia Ann Dawson Rice
(written on back of photo in two handwritings) "(J. W. Rice) my great grandfather Rice's mother, my great-great grandmother"
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Laura Cowan Cooper