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Gilbert Rice
Born 1806
GILBERT RICE, farmer, Monticello Twp., Sec. 21; P.O. Monticello; was born in Onondaga Co., N.Y., in 1806. He was married in Alleghany Co., to Remembrance Jones, born in Cortland Co., N.Y.; they removed to Illinois in 1854; came to Monticello in 1855; settled on present farm in 1862; has eight sons and two daughters; the youngest son, Norwin, born in 1852, now residing at the homestead with his father, married Mary Anthony, of Wisconsin; they have two children—John and Ralph.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 678.


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