Mary Alta Alice Rice

28 February 1895–
Knox, Knox, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Alta Alice

When Mary Alta Alice Rice was born on 28 February 1895, in Knox, Knox, Ohio, United States, her father, John Rice, was 35 and her mother, Mary Francis Wander, was 28. She lived in Jefferson Township, Knox, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Knox Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1910.

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Harry L Blend
Mary Alta Alice Rice

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Rice


    Mary Francis Wander




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 32

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Alta A Rice in household of John Rice, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alta A M Rice in household of John Rice, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Alta Alice Rice, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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