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.

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Family Time Line

Pearly Bliss Hurley
1878–1963
Polly Goodrich Rice
1879–1974
Marriage: 18 September 1901
Lucile Miltonette Hurley
1904–1993
Kenneth Duane Hurley
1915–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 September 1901
Milton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States
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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.
1904

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.

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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"

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