Emma Barber Rice

168. Emma Leone3 BARBER (John Charles2, Jane E. "Jennie"1 RICHARD, JosephA, XavierB) (#29) was born in Defiance, Defiance Co., OH 1 DEC 1878. Emma died 13 DEC 1906 in Lima, Allen Co., OH, at age 28. Her body was interred APR 1907 in OldRiversideCem., Defiance, OH.(40) She was buried in April the following spring do to severe frozen ground and unable to dig a grave during December. He body was interned in the Riverside chappel during this time.

She married Pressley Moses RICE 24 SEP 1895 in Defiance Co., OH.. (Pressley Moses RICE is #43.) Pressley was born 25 FEB 1869 in Pandora, Putnam Co., OH. Pressley was the son of Wilson D. RICE and Martha Bell CORRAN. Pressley died 6 FEB 1946 in Allen Co., OH, at age 76. His body was interred FEB 1946 in Woodlawn Cem., Lima, OH. Pressley was a piano tune in occupation, he also worked in barber shop briefly. He met Emma, his wife at the Valentine Theater in Defiance, Oh while he was playing the piano at various plays at the Valentine. Pressley was also a barber later in Lima, There is a Perry Rice buried in Riverside Cem on the same plot as Emma Barber Rice and children. I do not know who this Perry Rice is? Emma died in Lima, OH during childbirth of a Daughter who also did not survive.

Child Bed Fever was listed as cause of death.

Emma Leone BARBER and Pressley Moses RICE had the following children:


Clarence Delbert Rice

In the nursing home at Ottawa, OH at age 96

child 349 i. Clarence Delbert4 RICE (#44) was born in Defiance, Defiance Co., OH 20 JAN 1897. Clarence died 12 MAR 1994 in Ottawa, Putnam Co., OH., at age 97. His body was interred MAR 1994 in Shawnee Cem, Lima, OH. His ashes were put on his brother Charles Grave.

He was cremated MAR 1994 in Allen Co., OH. Clarence Died in the nursing home in Ottawa, OH. He worked in the B&O railroad shops in Lima, OH, He later worked at the YMCA in Lima after he retired from the RR. He had spent time in the Toledo Hospital several times due to anxiety attacks? (George Witt first cousin to Grandfather John C. Barber had the same type of problem, both were to be very intelligent).

child 350 ii. Forest Elgen RICE (#45) was born in Defiance, Defiance Co., OH 11 JUN 1900. Forest died 14 JUN 1900 in Defiance, Defiance Co., OH, at age unknown. His body was interred JUN 1900 in O.RiversideCem, Defiance, OH.

cause of death was listed as Irranation.


Charles Rice

child + 351 iii. Charles Pressley RICE was born 16 FEB 1901.

child 352 iv. Baby RICE (#48) was born in Continental, Putnam Co., OH 29 APR 1903. Baby died 29 APR 1903 in Continental, Putnam Co., OH, at age unknown. Her body was interred MAY 1903 in O.RiversideCem, Defiance, OH.

child 353 v. Infant Dau. RICE (#49) was born in Allen Co., OH 12 DEC 1906. Infant died 12 DEC 1906 in Allen Co., OH, at age unknown. Her body was interred APR 1907 in O.RiversideCem, Defiance, OH.

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