Ernest Tilford Rice

14 January 1888–16 March 1954 (Age 66)
Hardin, Ray, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ernest Tilford

When Ernest Tilford Rice was born on 14 January 1888, in Hardin, Ray, Missouri, United States, his father, John William Rice Sr., was 42 and his mother, Susannah H. Hisle, was 37. He married Mabel Nelle Nance on 7 October 1907, in Richmond, Ray, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Richmond, Ray, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and Richmond Township, Ray, Missouri, United States for about 5 years. He died on 16 March 1954, in Excelsior Springs, Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sunny Slope Cemetery, Richmond Township, Ray, Missouri, United States.

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Ernest Tilford Rice
Mabel Nelle Nance
Marriage: 7 October 1907
Charles Irvin Rice

Spouse and Children

7 October 1907
Richmond, Ray, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John William Rice Sr.


    Susannah H. Hisle




    James Rice


    George Rice


    Clark Rice


    Nettie Gray


    Lena J. Rice


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 16

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Ernest T Rice, "United States Census, 1910"
  • E T Rice, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earnest T Rice, "United States Census, 1920"

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