1881 March 29 Rev. Abel Rice, old Baptist minister, d. last Wed., burial Mound? CityThere was an Abel Rice in White County, Illinois, who died on February 18, 1846. Was Rev. Abel Rice a relative? Perhaps the person who died in 1881 was living with Joel Rice in 1850. An Abel Rice was enumerated in the 1820 census in White County, Illinois. The older Abel Rice appears to be the younger Abel's uncle.
29 March 2012
Two Persons Named Abel Rice of White Co., Illinois
From Obituaries of White Co., Illinois and Other Areas of The World by Patricia Davis: