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Alphonsus O. Rice & Harriet O. Jacobs

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Husband

 Alphonsus O. Rice

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 2 Aug 1849 Monongalia, West Virginia  (birth date from death-certificate, birth-county from marriage-register)
Marriage 18 Aug 1872 Monongalia, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 29, line 43 ]
Death 8 Dec 1919 Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #439 ]
Burial Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father  Philamon Rice  (born in West Virginia)
his Mother  Serena Laidley  (born in West Virginia)
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Chronic Nephritis at age 70y-4m-6d; Occupation: Checkman, Railroad Station
Wife

 Harriet O. Jacobs

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 27 Feb 1853 Monongalia, West Virginia  (birth date from death-certificate; birth-county from marriage-register)
Death 27 Nov 1922 Hillsview Sanitarium, Washington, Pennsylvania  [ death-certificate #10832 ]
Burial Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Strather Jacobs  - his marriage 12 Oct 1843 to Lettia Ferrell  [ marriage-record page 82 ]
her Mother Letha Farrell  (widow Letha Jacobs married Richard Fast on 20 Dec 1857 [ Monongalia, WV mar-reg pg 6, line 18 ]
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Cerebral Thrombosis at age 69y-9m-17d
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Claudia V. Rice b 16 Dec 1873 Monongalia, WV  [ birth-register page 153, line 136 ]  
m 18 Apr 1893 Palatine, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 168 ] William W. Scott
d      
2 F Myrtie Rice b 20 Aug 1875* Monongalia, WV  [ birth-register page 170, line 136 ]  
m 10 Jun 1894 Palatine, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 406 ] Clarence L. Leonard
d 17 Feb 1944 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #2007 ] bur: Maple Grove Cem.
3 M Cecil G. Rice b 5 Nov 1878 Fairmont, Marion, WV  (birth date/place from death-cert)  
d 3 Jan 1924 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA  [ death-certificate #707 ] bur: Maple Grove Cem.
Notes about Children:
2) Myrtle Rice: birth-date difference: birth-register 20 Aug 1875; death-certificate16 Aug 1865; tombstone has birth-year 1875

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  Alphonso O. Rice Spouse:  Harriet O. Jacobs
Date / Place of Birth: 1849  /  Monongalia, WV Date / Place of Birth: 1853  /  Monongalia, WV
Date / Place of Death: 1919  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Death: 1922  /  
Marriage Date / Place: 1872  /  Monongalia, WV
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Monongalia Twp the 37th District Pg#  366B
1-year-old Alphonsus O. Rice is with his parents, Philemon L. Rice (age 31) & Cyrene E. (age 29). and sister, Florintine S. (age 2).
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Monongalia Twp District No. 7 Pg# no. 22
11-year-old Alphonzo O. Rice is with his parents, Philemon L. Rice (age 41) and Serena E. (age 39).
Sblings: Florence S. (12), Bertrand (8), Chauncey M. (6), Eveline G. (4) & Isadora D. (2).
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Third Magisterial District; PO: Forksburg Pg# no. 98
7-year-old Harriet O. Jacobs is with her mother, Letha (age 38), and step-father, Richard Fast (age 67). Siblings: Eveline T. (15) & Christopher C. Jacobs (9), half-siblings: Lundy J. (6) & "Infant" Fast (1); and step-siblings: Lelia (17), Mary (12), Joseph E. (10) & Harman (8).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Monongalia Twp Battelle Township; PO: Morgantown Pg# no. 44  
21-year-old Alphonso O. Rice is with his parents, Pilomon L. Rice (age 51) & Sarena E. (age 49).
Siblings: Bertram (19), Choseney M. (17), Evaline G. (15),. Isadora D. (13), & Hall V. (8).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Monongalia Twp Clinton Township; PO: Morgantown Pg#   40 & 41
17-year-old Harriet O. Jacobs is with her mother, Letha Fast
her brother Columbus Jacobs (19) and half-siblings: Richard E. Fast (11), Ida D. Fast (6), Florida B. Fast (6), Landa Fast (16).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Ritchie ED ED:147; Murphy District Pg# no. 4
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Rice, Alphonso O. (head) 29 Va Md-Va; married; Farmer
", Harriett O. (wife) 26 Va Va-Va; married; Keeping House
", Claudia V. (dau) 6 WV Va-Va
", Myrtie V. (sau) 4 WV Va-Va
", Cecil G. (son) 1 WV Va-Va
Lines 39=42; Enum-Dwelling #31; Enum-Family #31
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:51, Fairmont, 1st Ward; Union District Pg# Sheet 13B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Rice, Alfonsa (head) 50 WV WV-WV; born Aug 1849; married-27-years; Owns-home, mortgaged
", Harriet (wife) 47 WV WV-WV; born Feb 1853; married-27-years; 3-children-born / 3-living
Market Street; Lines 68-69; Enum-Dwelling #244; Enum-Family #264
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:58; Fairmont, 1st Ward Pg# Sheet 8B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Rice, A. O. (head) 61 WV WV-Pa; 1st-marriage; married-37-years; R.R. Passenger Station; Owns-home, free
", H. A. (wife) 57 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-37-years; 3-children-born / 3-living
Leonard, Myrtle R. (dau) 34 WV WV-WV; widow; 1-child-born / 1-living; News-Reporter, Daily Paper
", Louise (gr-dau) 14 WV WV-WV; single; attended school during the year
306 Guffey Street; Lines 91-94; Enum-Dwelling #158; Enum-Family #178
1920 ST PA COUNTY: Allegheny ED ED:463; Pittsburgh, 9th Ward Pg# Sheet 2B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Rice, Harriet (patient) 66 WV WV-WV; widow
Line 84; St Francis Hospital on 45th Street in Pittsburgh

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