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James Atkins Rice
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1850
Riceville
McMinn County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1910
Bentonville
Benton County
Arkansas, USA

The Springdale News
December 23, 1910

Rogers Ark., December 16 James A. Rice died at his home in Bentonville at 6 o'clock this morning after a brief illness following a general breakdown. He was sixty years old and is survived by his wife and four children. He was born in McMinn county, Tennessee in 1850, coming to this county with his parents in 1857 and settled on Pea Ridge where he grew to manhood, attended school, studied law and taught school from time to time and later entered the law office of Judge J.D. Walker at Fayetteville. Mr. Rice was elected to the state legislature in 1874 and again in 1875. He was admitted to the bar in 1876 and in 1877 opened an office in Bentonville where he had a wide practice and was classed with the leading lawyers of the state.


Source is from Washington County Obituaries book, page 222
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles William Rice (1813 - 1892)
  Juliet C Cobb Rice (1826 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Winton Rice
 
 Siblings:
  Martha E Rice Mayfield (1837 - 1906)**
  Miller Berry Rice (1849 - 1928)*
  James Atkins Rice (1850 - 1910)
  Wilford C. Rice (1852 - 1946)*
  Julia E. Rice Perkins (1854 - 1880)*
  Thomas M Rice (1855 - 1926)*
  Timothy Sullivan Rice (1857 - 1943)*
  Charles Matlock Rice (1859 - 1939)*
  Standwix M. Rice (1861 - 1865)*
  Rufus Stephen Rice (1863 - 1923)*
  Clinton Augustus Rice (1865 - 1928)*
  Rolland Mitchell Rice (1867 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Bentonville Cemetery
Bentonville
Benton County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: gbays
Record added: Jul 31, 2011
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James Atkins Rice
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