Eleanor Rice

about 1823–
Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Eleanor

When Eleanor Rice was born about 1823, in Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States, her father, Ezekiel Rice, was 46 and her mother, Elizabeth Miller, was 41. She married Elias Pleasant Mullins , CSA on 6 August 1843, in Carter, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Little Sandy, Elliott, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Lake, California, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Elias Pleasant Mullins , CSA
1825–1879
Eleanor Rice
1823–
Marriage: 6 August 1843
Susan A Mullins
1847–
Mary M L Mullins
1850–
Neroy Leferet Mullins
1852–
Lewis Napolean Mullins
1854–1918
Price Mullins
1857–
Sarah E. Mullins
1859–
J L Mullins
1860–
Martha E Mullins
1862–1890
Newton E R Mullins
1864–
Jacob R E Mullins
1867–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 August 1843
Carter, Kentucky, United States
children

(10)

    Female1847–Female

    Mary M L Mullins

    Female1850–Female

    Neroy Leferet Mullins

    Male1852–Male

    Lewis Napolean Mullins

    Male1854–1918Male

    Price Mullins

    Male1857–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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.
1848 · The California Gold Rush

Age 25

On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
1861

Age 38

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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)

  • Eleanor R S Mullens in household of Elias Mullens, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ellen K C Mullins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ellewer Mullins in household of Elias Mullins, "United States Census, 1860"

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