My Rice & Swindle Family By Sherri Sontag|
Jasper Newton Rice was born in Wilson Co TN in 1827 to Thomas Rice and Mary " Polly " Bradshaw.
His Siblings were: Brunette P Carver, Didamy L Rice, James Rice, William D Rice, Martha Rice, Ellen Rice, Morris Rice & Bedford Rice.
Jasper married Kesiah C Swindle December 10, 1844 in Wilson Co TN.
His Brother , William D Rice married Kesiah's Sister , Jane Swindle in 1845.
Kesiah & Jane are the daughters of Isiah Swindle & Julianna Hickman.
In 1850, The Isiah Swindle Family moved to Gibson Co TN, by 1860 Jasper & Kesiah had followed them.
They resided in the area of Gibson Co TN that eventually became Crockett Co TN.
Jasper & Kesiah Rice are buried in Providence Cemetery in Crockett Mills.
William & Jane Rice moved on to Clay Co Arkansas by 1880 along with Jane's younger brothers, Achor D.R. Swindle and John M Swindle with their families.
The known Children of Jasper & Kesiah are:
Mary Rice married John W Wright 28 Dec 1875
Brunetta Rice married Elijah Smith 1 June 1887
Nancy Rice married William Privett 14 Jan 1879
Sarah Rice married John Dye 23 Dec 1879 buried in Loyd Cemetery Dunklin CO MO
Jasper Newton Rice Jr married Nancy J Harber 22 Nov 1883 buried in Providence Cemetery & Katie Anderson Grimmett 16 Nov 1915
Isiah Thomas Rice married Mary Rice & Hattie Berl Forbes 14 Jan 1923 buried in Providence Cemetery.
Elizabeth " Lila" Rice