Percy Roy Rice

18 April 1877–29 July 1953 (Age 76)
Hallowell, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life of Percy Roy

When Percy Roy Rice was born on 18 April 1877, in Hallowell, Kennebec, Maine, United States, his father, William H Rice, was 32 and his mother, Mary Adelaid Brewer, was 27. He married Eluora Francis Frost on 6 November 1901, in Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States for about 29 years. He died on 29 July 1953, at the age of 76, and was buried in Glenside Cemetery, Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Percy Roy Rice
Eluora Francis Frost
Marriage: 6 November 1901
Roy William Rice
Howard L Rice
Arthur Francis Rice

Spouse and Children


    Eluora Francis Frost


6 November 1901
Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States


    Roy William Rice


    Howard L Rice



Parents and Siblings

    William H Rice


    Mary Adelaid Brewer




    Albertia B Rice



    Frank Rodick Rice


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Percy Rice in household of William Rice, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Percy R Rice, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Percy R Rice, "United States Census, 1930"

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