Polly Goodrich Rice

3 January 1879–14 July 1974 (Age 95)
Milton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Polly Goodrich

When Polly Goodrich Rice was born on 3 January 1879, in Milton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Miles Rice, was 24 and her mother, Mary Caroline Greenman, was 22. She married Pearly Bliss Hurley on 18 September 1901, in Milton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Riverside Judicial Township, Riverside, California, United States in 1940. She died on 14 July 1974, in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Milton Cemetery, Milton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Pearly Bliss Hurley
Polly Goodrich Rice
Marriage: 18 September 1901
Lucile Miltonette Hurley
Kenneth Duane Hurley

Spouse and Children

18 September 1901
Milton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 4

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

Age 25

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: variant of Reese .2 Americanized spelling of German Reis .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Polly G Hurley in household of Perley B Hurley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Polly Hurley in household of Parley B Hurley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Polly G Hurley in household of Perley B Hurley, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.