finding this Pickaway County, Ohio Cemetery:
Drive South from
Columbus on I-71 to 270 S to Rt. 23. Take Rt. 23 toward Circleville.
Drive through Circleville and turn left onto Tarlton Rd. Turn right
(South) on SR 56. Turn right on Zane Trail Rd (T-44). In about .7
mile, the cemetery will appear on the right side of the road. It's
surrounded by a farmer's fields and there is no sign; but, it is mowed
and visible from the road.
Buried there are
James E. Rice (#45) and Jane
McLaughlin (#46) (GPS 39° 32.606' N, 82° 51.867' W) and
some of their children (Anthony
Rice's #23 siblings) and grandchildren.
Below are the
tombstone of James E. Rice and his wife (Jane) and a 1812
medallion, thought to be that of James. It appears that at some time after the original stones
labeled "Father" and "Mother" were placed for
James E. and his wife, this large monument was erected.
BORN MAY 15 1797
DIED JAN. 29, 1877
79 Y’RS 5 M’S 14 D’S
JAMES E. RICE
BORN OCT. 19, 1801
DIED SEPT 27, 1844
42Y’RS 11 M’S 8 D’S
On the side of
the large tombstone is the engraving shown below for two of their
young sons. Another older and broken stone for John W. lays nearby.
JAN. 25, 1844
15Y’rs 4 M’s 21 D’s
SEPT. 21, 1843
9M’s & 13D’s
J. E.& J. Rice
J & J RICE
Jan. 25, 1844
Aged 15 Yrs.
4 Mo: 21 D’s
JAMES & NANCY RICE
Sept 30 1855
Apr. 26, 1877
21 y's 6m's & 26 d's
are 4 more lines below the above inscription, but they are not legible.
Blue chalk was applied to the stone to aid in reading its inscription.
was the daughter of one of Anthony Rice's brothers (ie: she was Anthony's
niece and James E.'s and Jane's granddaughter.)
Below is John
W. Rice's Tombstone and Civil War medallion. GPS 39° 32.604, 82°
51.866 W. This John W. was probably a nephew of Anthony and a grandson
of James E. Rice.
MAY 11, 1884
37 Y’s. 13 d’s
On the side of
John's stone is the engraving for Ida, his wife. Both John's and Ida's
footstones are present at the site.
NOV 7. 1877.
2 Y 6 M ? D
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