Rachel Bertha Rice

4 January 1925–19 January 1995 (Age 70)
Hudson, Stafford, Kansas, United States

The Life of Rachel Bertha

When Rachel Bertha Rice was born on 4 January 1925, in Hudson, Stafford, Kansas, United States, her father, Charles C Rice, was 30 and her mother, Bertha Augusta Ukens, was 28. She married James Lloyd Tolls on 19 September 1946, in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. She lived in Hayes Township, Stafford, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 19 January 1995, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 70.

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James Lloyd Tolls
Rachel Bertha Rice
Marriage: 19 September 1946

Spouse and Children

19 September 1946
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 2

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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 (2)

  • Rachel B Rice in household of Charley Rice, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rachel Rice in household of Charley Rice, "United States Census, 1940"

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