Mary "Polly" Rice

1814–27 October 1845 (Age 31)
Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary "Polly"

When Mary "Polly" Rice was born in 1814, in Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States, her father, Ezekiel Rice, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Miller, was 32. She married John Gollihue on 29 July 1833, in Greenup, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 27 October 1845, in Willard, Carter, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

John Gollihue
1810–1890
Mary "Polly" Rice
1814–1845
Marriage: 29 July 1833
Cinderella Gollihue
1837–
James W. Gollihue
1838–1856
Barbary Ellen Gollihue
1840–1928
Mary Jane Gallahue
1845–1925

Spouse and Children

    John Gollihue

    Male1810–1890Male

    Female1814–1845Female

MARRIAGE
29 July 1833
Greenup, Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

    Cinderella Gollihue

    Female1837–Female

    James W. Gollihue

    Male1838–1856Male

    Female1840–1928Female

    Mary Jane Gallahue

    Female1845–1925Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 4

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 11

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Mary Rice, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Polly Rice, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Polly Rice, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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