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D. C. Tice
Born March 20, 1825
D. C. TICE, carriage manufacturer, Monticello; is a native of Clermont Co., Ohio, and was born March 20, 1825; he grew up to manhood in Ohio, and learned his trade in Cincinnati and lived there until 1855, when he came to Iowa and located in Jones Co.; he arrived here April 15; he began working at his trade at Fairview; in 1856, he located in Anamosa and engaged in his business there; he carried on his business there about twenty-two years, and, in 1878, came to Monticello and established his business here; he was the oldest carriage manufacturer in Anamosa, and is now the oldest in Jones Co.; he has held the office of City Councilman. In 1847, he married Elizabeth Lewis, from Ohio; she died in 1861, leaving six children—Charles, Albertine, Thomas, George and Archie; they lost one daughter—Isabel; in 1862, Mr. Tlce married Miss Sarah H. Hoyt, from Pennsylvania; she is a niece of Gov. Hoyt, of that State; she is also a half-cousin to Gen. Sherman. Mr. Tice grew up in the same county with Gen. Grant, and was well acquainted with the family and Gen. Grant's father visited him while living in Anamosa.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 684.


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