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James Rice
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1810
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA
Death: 1904
Benton County
Iowa, USA

Husband of Mary (Willbanks) Floyd Rice (1814-1897) who was his third wife with whom he had one son. His second wife was Lucinda A. (Bryson) Rice (1816-1854) with whom he had six children. His first wife was Margaret S. (Hunt) Rice who died before 1842. He had three childen with Margaret. James was the son of Nathan Rice and Sarah (Poyner) Rice.
He married Margaret on Aug. 13, 1834. He married Lucinda on Oct. 25, 1841 and he married Mary in 1854.

Two of James' sons were killed during the Civil War. His oldest son, Nathan Rice, was killed at Pea Ridge, Arkansas in 1862 and his second oldest son, Fielding Rice, was killed in Cedar Creek, Virginia in 1864. James was elected County Commissioner for Benton County, Iowa in 1851, had been on the Board of Supervisors for eight years and was a Justice of the Peace for Benton County for over 20 years as well as being a farmer. 
Family links: 
  Lucinda Bryson Rice (1816 - 1854)
  Mary J Wilbanks Floyd Rice (1814 - 1897)
  Nathan Rice (1839 - 1862)*
  Fielding F. Rice (1842 - 1864)*
  Henry Clay Rice (1846 - 1921)*
  Leroy Rice (1848 - 1919)*
  William Oscar Rice (1856 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Cox Cemetery
Benton County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Calcat
Record added: Dec 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62926342
James Rice
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