Charles Edward Rice

3 March 1848–10 May 1934 (Age 86)
Bear River, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Charles Edward

When Charles Edward Rice was born on 3 March 1848, in Bear River, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Aaron Rice, was 34 and his mother, Rebecca Ann Aymar, was 32. He married Sarah Sophia Rice in 1881, in Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hillsbourgh, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1881 and Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1901. He died on 10 May 1934, in Bear River, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bear River, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edward Rice
Sarah Sophia Rice
Marriage: 1881
Willard Garfield Rice
Olive Aymer Rice
Howard Francis Rice

Spouse and Children

Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    Aaron Rice


    Rebecca Ann Aymar




    James F. Rice



    William Rice


    Herbert S. Rice


World Events (4)


Age 21


Age 23

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 61

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

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)

  • Charles Rice in household of Aaron Rice, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Charles E Bice, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Charles Rice in entry for Willard Garfield Rice and Jean Watson Wardlaw, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"

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