|Birth: ||Jun. 14, 1814|
|Death: ||Dec. 15, 1894|
(Son of George and Anna Catherine (Geirich) Rice)
(Husband of Margaret Arnold Rice)
JESSE RICE, deceased, was one of the oldest and most highly respected citizens of Spruce Hill Township, Juniata County, Pa., and was born June 14, 1814, in that portion of Turbett Township which is now Spruce Hill. He was a son of George and Catharine (Ginrich) Rice.
JESSE RICE received his education in the township schools of the period, but richly informed his mind by extensive and varied reading. He commenced life on the farm with his father. At the death of the latter, Jesse obtained possession of the homestead farm, also purchasing another farm soon after. By industry, economy and the exercise of a rare good judgment in all his business transactions, his means continued to increase until, at the time of his death, he was the owner of five farms in the county, besides large investments in other directions.
JESSE RICE married, in Spruce Hill Township, Miss Margaret Rice, daughter of John Rice, of Turbett Township. They had two children, both of whom died in infancy. In politics Mr. Rice was a staunch Republican. He was a consistent member of the Lutheran church. His death occurred in 1894, has wife having died in 1891.
Margaret Arnold Rice (1813 - 1891)
Old Church Hill Cemetery
Plot: Rice Section Row 9 No 14
Created by: Ray Kohler
Record added: May 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26953384