David Blair Rice

30 June 1864–8 November 1929 (Age 65)
North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of David Blair

When David Blair Rice was born on 30 June 1864, in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, James Rice, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Murrell, was 40. He married Alice Rosina Smith on 19 October 1887, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in North Ogden, Weber, Utah Territory, United States in 1870. He died on 8 November 1929, in Poplar, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Blair Rice
Alice Rosina Smith
Marriage: 19 October 1887
Mary Elizabeth Rice
Sylvesta Lillian Rice
David Leander Rice
John Franklin Rice
Golda Alice Rice
Eva Almedia Rice
Ella Amelia Rice
Anna May Rice
Murrell Smith Rice
Esther Lucille Rice

Spouse and Children

19 October 1887
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 1

Historical Boundaries 1865: Called Taylor's Crossing, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1866: Named changed to Eagle Rock, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Still Eagle Rock, Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1891: Renamed Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States 1911: Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 18

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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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Story Highlight

Ella Amelia Rice Nield Personal History

Ella Amelia Rice Nield Personal History I, Ella Amelia Rice Nield, was born just a few minutes before the New Year came in on 31 Dec 1904 at Pleasant View, Weber County, Utah to David Blair and Alice …

Sources (3)

  • David Blair Rice, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • David Rice in household of James Rice, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David B Rier, "United States Census, 1920"

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