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Jonathan Kearsley Brice
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1855
Columbus Grove
Putnam County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1930
Allen County
Ohio, USA

JONATHAN K. BRICE, 74, retired civil engineer and pioneer Lima citizen, died of heart trouble at St. Rita's hospital on January 21st. He had been a patient there for two weeks but had been in ill health for several months.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday from the Williams & Davis funeral home and burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. Rev. VICTOR SMITH, Rector of Christ Church Episcopal will officiate.

Surviving are one son, WILLIAM E. BRICE, connected with the Atlantic Refining
Co., at Philadelphia; and two daughters, Mrs. ARTHUR FARWELL, of East Lansing, Mich.; ELIZABETH BRICE WILSON, teacher in March Foundation schools at Van Wert, and five grandchildren.

BRICE was an authority in mathematics and was highly educated and largely read. He was born in Columbus Grove, January 26, 1855, son of Rev. WILLIAM K. and CLEMENTINE CUNNINGHAM BRICE.

Following the death of Rev. BRICE, the
family removed to Lima in 1870, where BRICE graduated from the Lima high school in 1892, and immediately entered Annapolis Naval academy which institution he graduated in 1877, and for a number of years followed the sea.
Later he resigned and engaged with his brother, the late Senator CALVIN S. BRICE, in extensive railroad operations in the south.

He was a Democrat and served a term as county surveyor during 1913-15, and just prior to that time was city engineer of Lima. He had been twice married.His first wife was FRANCIS BAXTER, daughter of GEORGE BAXTER, pioneer Lima citizen. Later he married CAROLINE EVARTS who preceded him in death in 1907 
 
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 Parents:
  William Kirkpatrick Brice (1812 - 1870)
  Clementine C Cunningham Brice (1832 - 1906)
 
 Spouses:
  Frances Baxter Brice (1860 - 1882)
  Caroline Brice (1869 - 1907)*
 
 Siblings:
  Calvin Stewart Brice (1845 - 1898)**
  William Lowrie Brice (1848 - 1890)**
  James Alexander Brice (1852 - 1853)**
  Elizabeth Brice (1853 - 1854)*
  Jonathan Kearsley Brice (1855 - 1930)
  Frank Hawley Brice (1857 - 1859)*
  Newton Arthur Brice (1860 - 1860)*
  Anna Eliza Brice Selfridge (1861 - 1928)*
  Herbert Lamotte Brice (1865 - 1902)*
  Mary Brice Ritchie (1868 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Lima
Allen County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Tonya Sparks
Record added: Jul 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73684444
Jonathan Kearsley Brice
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Jonathan Kearsley Brice
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- Tonya Sparks
 Added: Jul. 21, 2011
 
 
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