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 Algia Lee <I>Newcomb</I> Rice

Algia Lee Newcomb Rice

Birth
Fannin County, Texas, USA
Death 15 Nov 1971 (aged 81)
Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot Drive 6, Section 1, Lot 1929
Memorial ID 67510278 · View Source
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Algia Lee Newcomb was born December 12, 1889 in Fannin County, Texas, daughter of Sanford Keen Newcomb (1853-1932) and Louise Jane Jones (1869-1954).

On April 22, 1914 in Antlers, Oklahoma (Pushmataha County), Algia married Horace Thirkield Rice, who was born February 7, 1885 in Ohio, son of J. Scott Rice and Clara Thirkield. The Ohio Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1962 lists Horace T. Rice with a birthdate of February 7, 1885, and his father as J. Scott Rice and his mother as Clara Thirkield.

The World War II Draft Registration Cards show that Horace Thirkfield Rice registered for the draft on September 12, 1918, in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. He listed his age as 35; his birthdate at February 7, 1885; his occupation as salesman, his place of residence in Hopkinsville, Kentucky; and his nearest relative as Algia Newcomb Rice.

The 1930 Federal Census for Paducah, Kentucky (McCracken County) shows Horace T. Rice, a tire salesman, age 44, born in Ohio; and his wife, Algia, age 39, born in Texas; and their son, Newcomb, age 12, born in Oklahoma; and their daughter, Jane Clair, age 1; born in Kentucky. Also living in the household was Horace's father, J. Scott Rice, age 75, born in Ohio.

Horace died in 1949 and was buried in Durant, Oklahoma (Bryan County) in the Highland Cemetery. Algia died November 15, 1971 in Durant, and was buried beside her husband.


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  • Created by: TimelessSpirits
  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67510278
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Algia Lee Newcomb Rice (12 Dec 1889–15 Nov 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67510278, citing Highland Cemetery, Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by TimelessSpirits (contributor 47310549) .