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Harriet Warner Rice
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Birth: Sep. 2, 1794
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1863
Branch County
Michigan, USA

Harriet-6 was the daughter of David-5 Calvin Warner, Sr (1758-1831) and his wife Mary Russell (1754-1846).

12 WARNER siblings.

Harriet married Sylvester Rice (1787-1845) on 11/14/1811.

10 RICE children:

1. Philetus (12/5/1812-2/4/1860) m. Sarah Clark.
2. David W. (10/14/1814-1/14/1900) m. Barbara Harris.
3. Lucinda (10/25/1816-5/01/1902) m. Leander F. Smith.
4. Luther (8/04/1818-4/01/1823) B-D NY.
5. Eber (10/14/1820-12/8/1879) m. Rachel A. Lewis.
6. Samuel (1/12/1823-2/6/1909) m. Francis Lavonia Kilborn.
7. Amanda M. (5/24/1825-10/20/1899) m. James Atwater.
8. Russell (9/15/1827-10/23/1881) m. Adelaide Lovejoy.
9. Emogene/Emma Jane (9/16/1829-10/6/1920) never married.
10. Sylvester Jr. (4/1833-2/21/1890) m. Amanda Duncan.

Harriet and Sylvester may have fostered Luther-7 Warner (8/4/1818-1905), Harriet's brother Russell-6 Warner's son, when he was about 14 years old in 1832.
Luther Warner #73934631.

Harriet and Sylvester Rice and children planned to move with her widowed mother Mary (Russell) Warner from Walworth, Wayne, NY to Homer, Calhoun, MI in 1844 by boat at Buffalo and continue their journey south and west, but because the boat was overloaded and a storm was coming up, they removed all of their personal goods and continued to Michigan by the overland route. The story is told as it was recounted to Russell-10 Lewis Warner, GRS, by Gladys (Rice) Bullen in about 1968 who was living there or visiting family in Coldwater, Calhoun, MI.
Family stories passed along, one generation to another are the interesting meat of genealogy. And when the stories can be backed up by family notes, and in this case, also by the 'pie chest' which was in the possession of Donna (King) Conley of Coldwater, Branch, MI in 1968, it makes for interesting reading indeed.

Searching for a picture or drawing of the pie chest and pictures of family members and a scan of Family Bible...
Reference for Harriet:

1850 Girard, Branch, MI:
Samuel Rice M 27 New York
-->Harriet Rice F 57 Connecticut [Widow]
Eurigone Rice F 21 New York [B-1821 ?Eber]]
Russel Rice M 23 New York [Russell]
Sylvester Rice M 17 New York
Amanda Warner F 25 New York [?RICE]

1860 Girard, Branch, MI:
Samuel Rice 34
Harriet Rice 67 B-Conn
Russell Rice 32
Eugene Rice 28
Joseph Haight 36
Joseph Kingston 21
WARNER Lineage: Harriet-6 (Warner) Rice, David-5 C. Warner Sr., Jesse-4 Warner Sr., Samuel-3 Warner Sr., Daniel-2 Warner Sr., Andrew-1 WARNER Sr., an Englishman who set sail with his wife and several children on the ship "Lyon" from Bristol, England on 8/23/1631 and landed 11/2/1631 at Nantasket, MA; and later completed the journey on 1/7/1632-33 to the newly established (1630) Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Preliminary source: "The Descendants of Andrew Warner," by Lucien Warner and Josephine Genung Nichols, pub. 1919, pgs. 102 and 702.
Research: Russell-10 Lewis Warner, GRS, ~1967.
Research: Mary E. Warner, 2011.
Census source: Fraya Weiss 2012.
ABOUT Eber-7 R. Rice #57488724, which is NOT included in his biography:

Eber-7 R. Rice was the son of Harriett-6 Warner and her husband Sylvester Rice, Sr.

10 RICE siblings.

Eber-7 R. Rice (1820-1879) married 1) Rachel A. Lewis (1824-1904).
Eber-7 R. Rice married 2) Martha M. Lake (1849-1888).

4 RICE children:
1. Eugene Rice (1845-1911.)
See biography below.
Mother: 1) Rachel A. Lewis.
2. Delivan-8 Ambrose Rice (8/1849-1/7/1916); m. 1) Amey Dorliska Lockwood, m. 2) Cora B. Lossing on 9/1/1912 in Coldwater, Branch, MI.
Delivan: #8014782. Graveaddiction, 2003.

...2 RICE children:

...1. Bertrand/Bertrum E. Rice (7/15/1874-8/16/1904/11); Mother: Amey.

...2. Allen D. Rice (1880-3/20/1928); m. Josephine Dobeski on 10/10/1900.
......2 RICE children: Rolene Rice, Harold Rice.
Reference for Delivan and Amy:

1880 Girard, Branch, MI:
Self Delivan J. Rice M 30 Michigan
Wife Amy D. Rice F 24 Michigan [Amey]
Son Bertrum E. Rice M 5 Michigan

1900 Girard, Branch, MI:
Head Delina Rice M 50 Michigan [Delivan]
Wife Dorleska Rice F 45 Michigan [Amey]
Son Allen Rice M 20 Michigan

1910 Girard, Branch Mi
SELF Delvin Rice M 60y Michigan
WIFE Amy D. Rice F 55y Michigan [Amey]
3. Beatrice Rice; m. Herbert Leggett (1853-1939) on 12/9/1874, m. Richard A Spencer on 5/17/1904 in Coldwater, Branch, MI.

1910 Girard, Branch, MI:
Beatrice and Richard Spencer.
4. Lewis E. Rice (1859-7/1/1882) died in Girard, MI, Single.
Lewis: #76334967. Mine. Linked.
Reference for Eber and Rachel:

1870 Girard, Branch, MI:
Eber Rice M 48y New York
Rachel A. Rice F 46y New York
Delavan Rice M 20y Michigan
Beatrice Rice F 17y Michigan
Lewis Rice M 10y Michigan
ABOUT Eugene-8 Rice #57488967, which is NOT included in his Findagrave biography:
GRANDSON of Harriet (Warner) and Sylvester Rice:

Eugene-8 Rice was the son of Eber-7 R. Rice (1820-1879) #57488724, and his wife 1) Rachel A. Lewis (1824-1904):
Eugene Rice (1845-1911)
Born in Girard, Branch, MI.

3 RICE siblings: [Self], Delivan, Beatrice and Lewis.

Eugene married 1) Martha Lake on 7/1/1868 in Coldwater Branch, MI.

Eugene married 2) Catherine Fry on 12/21/1892 in Coldwater, Branch, MI.
Catherine: #101306693.

Married 3) Alice Cooley on 5/4/1905 in Hudson, Branch, MI.

3 RICE children:

1. Lulu/Lula M. Rice (10/1/1869-6/29/1945); m. Charles J. Covey (5/31/1866-1/18/1942) on 10/29/1893 in Coldwater, Branch, MI. Mother: Martha.

No children listed on census.
Reference for Eugene and Alice:
1900 Union Twp., Branch, MI:
Head Eugene Rice M 55 Michigan
Wife Catharine Rice F 62 New York
Son Arthur Rice M 28 Michigan

1910 Coldwater, Branch, MI:
Eugene Rice M 62y Michigan
WIFE Alice Rice F 28y Michigan
2. Arthur E. Rice (1/1872-11/19/1904); m. Edna Harman on 4/10/1901 in Coldwater, Branch, MI.
Arthur: #106665944. Linked. Mine.
3. Harry Rice (11/1/1879-3/11/955); m. Leona Hurley (11/18/1884-3/24/1971) on 12/27/1905 in Batavia, Branch, MI.
Harry: #57489373. Linked. Belongs to S. Gross; her great-grandfather. Oak Grove Cem., Coldwater, Branch, MI.
...2 RICE children known:
...1. Dail Rice B-10/19/1905; m. Margaret Maskellis on 1/25/1941.
...2. Opal Rice; S. Gross' grandmother.

Reference for Harry and Leona:

Name: Harry Rice
Birth Date: 1879
Birthplace: Michigan
Age: 26
Spouse's Name: Leona Hurley
Spouse's Birth Date: 1884
Spouse's Birthplace: Michigan
Spouse's Age: 21
Event Date: 27 Dec 1905
Event Place: Batavia, Branch County, Michigan
Father's Name: Eugene Rice
Mother's Name: Martha Lake
Spouse's Father's Name: ... Hurley
Spouse's Mother's Name: Janette Hanks
Race: White
Marital Status: Single
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race: White
Spouse's Marital Status: Single

1910 Bethel, Branch, MI:
-->SELF Harry Rice M 30y Michigan
WIFE Leona Rice F 25y Michigan
SON Dale Rice M 3y Michigan
Janette Hurley F 59y Michigan

1920 St. Joseph Co., MI:
SELF Harry Rice M 40y Michigan
WIFE Leona Rice F 35y Michigan
SON Dale Rice M 13y Michigan
DAU Opal M Rice F 0m Michigan

1930 St. Joseph Co., MI:
Head Harry Rice M 50 Michigan
Wife Leona Rice F 45 Michigan
Daughter Opal M Rice F 10 Michigan
Mother-in-law Nettie Hurley F 79 Michigan

1940 Leonidas, St Joseph, MI:
Head Harry Rice M 60 Michigan
Wife Leona Rice F 55 Michigan
Reference for Eber and Rachel:

1850 Girard, Branch, MI:
-->Eben Rice M 28 New York [Eber]
Rachel Rice F 27 New York
Eugene Rice M 4 Michigan
Ambrose Rice M 1 Michigan

1870 Coldwater, Branch, MI:
Eugene Rice M 25y Michigan
Martha Rice F 21y New York
Lula Rice F 9m Michigan
Hiram Lake M 20y New York
Census search: Fraya Weiss, 2012.
Research: Mary E. Warner, 2011, 2012, 2015. 
Family links: 
  David Calvin Warner (1758 - 1831)
  Mary Russell Warner (1754 - 1846)
  Sylvester Rice (1787 - 1845)
  Philetus Rice (1812 - 1860)*
  David W. Rice (1814 - 1900)*
  Lucinda Rice Smith (1816 - 1902)*
  Luther Warner (1818 - 1823)*
  Eber R. Rice (1820 - 1879)*
  Samuel W. Rice (1823 - 1909)*
  Amanda M. Rice Atwater (1825 - 1899)*
  Russell Rice (1827 - 1881)*
  Imogene/Emma Jean Rice (1829 - 1920)*
  Sylvester Rice (1833 - 1890)*
  Polly Warner Adams (1779 - 1861)*
  Wareham Warner (1779 - 1854)*
  Lucinda J. Warner Pembrook (1781 - 1815)*
  Lucretia Warner (1783 - 1803)*
  David Calvin Warner (1785 - 1876)*
  Anna Warner Church (1788 - 1855)*
  Russell Warner (1790 - 1828)*
  Stephen Warner (1792 - 1834)*
  Elizabeth Warner Johnson (1793 - 1854)*
  Harriet Warner Rice (1794 - 1863)
  Elihu Warner (1796 - 1884)*
  John Warner (1797 - 1871)*
  Luther Warner (1798 - 1850)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Grove Cemetery
Branch County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Mary E. Warner
Originally Created by: S. Gross
Record added: Aug 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57488611
Harriet <i>Warner</i> Rice
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Harriet <i>Warner</i> Rice
Added by: S. Gross
Harriet <i>Warner</i> Rice
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- Mary E. Warner
 Added: Nov. 20, 2011

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