When Vira May Ocker was born on 11 June 1893, in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States, her father, Martin V. Ocker, was 34 and her mother, Nettie Smith, was 33. She married Russell Edgar Rice on 26 November 1913, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Chester Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1986, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Rice Cemetery, New Pittsburg, Wayne, Ohio, United States.
habitational name for someone living by the Ocker river in the Harz Mountains, which perhaps derives its name from a Celtic word for ‘salmon’, cognate with Cornish ehoc.
(Öcker): patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Otto .