Margaret Floy Rice

29 April 1925–19 April 2002 (Age 77)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Margaret Floy

When Margaret Floy Rice was born on 29 April 1925, in Georgia, United States, her father, Charlie Lee Rice, was 36 and her mother, Bessie Adalide Alexander, was 33. She lived in DeKalb, Georgia, United States for about 5 years and District 531, DeKalb, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 19 April 2002, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Melwood Cemetery, Stone Mountain, DeKalb, Georgia, United States.

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Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 17

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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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  • Loy Margaret Brice in household of Charles Lee Brice, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret Rice in household of Charles L Rice, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Rice in household of Charles L Rice, "United States Census, 1930"

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