Logan County Colorado Pioneers

Sam B. and Sarah "Lutie" (Wilson) Rice, son Raymond C. Rice, 9 North 50 West

In 1850 Warren County, Missouri, Schuyler Rice is 41, farming, born in New York, Octavia 31 in Missouri, Abigail 13, Cornelia and Cordelia both 3 born in Missouri, and Mattie 1, all kids born in Missouri.
One tree said Octavia died in 1859 in Lamar County, Texas.

In 1860 Lamar County, Texas, S. B. is 50, Cordelia 14, Walter 11, Archibald 9, and James 3.

In 1860 Callaway County, Missouri, Sam'l Rice is 8, with parents William 36 and Susan 27. Henry S. is 10, James M. 6, Evaline 5, Lucy 3, and William newborn. They're next to Absolom 65 and Ellen 56 Rice.
This is not the same one - this is Samuel M. Rice, who stayed in Missouri.

"Lulie" Wilson married Samuel Rice January 17, 1882, recorded in Denver.

Sam cash-claimed a quarter in 26, 10N 50W, and another in 33 and 34, 10N 50W in 1886.
The Sam Rice Ditch is an irrigation canal located in Logan County, Colorado at N40.79832° W102.92547°. It's on the south side of the Platte River in the Proctor area.

Samuel S. Rice, son of Samuel B. and Lutie S. Rice, died at age 4, buried in Denver # 32985085. One tree said he died in 1889.

"Luties" Rice and Sam B. Rice divorced in Logan County in 1900.

In 1900 Logan County, Sam B. Rice is farming, born September 1851 in Missouri, divorced. Raymond C., born June 1888 in Colorado is in school.

Lutie Rice is in Denver in 1900, divorced, born Dec 1859 in Missouri, married 18 years. She's had four kids, three living. Lutie born Oct 1883 in Colorado and Anna March 1891 in Colorado are with her. They're living with Lutie's brother A.D. Wilson, a real estate agent born July 1846 in Missouri and their mother Anna Wilson born June 1816 in Ireland and Anna's brother Andrew Mitchell born January 1808 in Ireland, both immigrating in 1846.

Lutie S. Rice and Sam B. Rice married January 17, 1904, recorded in Denver.
April 8, 1908 a long article on the death of Arthur Givens, said that he was 34 years old.

April 15, 1908 Fort Collins "The funeral of Arthur Givens, the young man who lost his life as a result of a dynamite explosion in Poudre canon Tuesday night, was held yesterday afternoon in Hollowell's undertaking parlors, Rev. Lee being in charge. Samuel Rice of Sterling, an uncle of Givens, and a cousin were the only relatives in attendance. The young man's parents, who it was first stated lived in Paris, Texas, are both dead."

(Arthur's sister Reba, born April 3, 1876 in Paris, Texas, to James Givens and Cordelia Rice, both born in Texas.
Cordelia was born about 1848 in Missouri, according to the 1880 census, so Reba's death certificate might not be accurate.

Martha S. Givens married C.H. Stiff in Lamar County on September 8, 1886.
Mattie S. Stiff 1869-1890 is buried in Lamar County, # 15937520 with an infant son dying 1890. Spouse Charles H. Stiff 1863-1890.

In 1850 Warren County, Missouri, Schyler Rice is 41, born in New York, Octavia 31 in Missouri, Abigail 13 in Missouri, Cornelia 3 and Cordelia 3 in Missouri, and Walter 1 Missouri.

Octavia was the daughter of John Boone Callaway who died in 1825 in St. Charles Missouri.
In 1860 Lamar County, Texas, S. B. Rice is 50, married but no spouse. Cordelia is 14 born in Missouri, Walker 11 in Texas, Archibald 9 in Texas, and James 3 in Texas.

WILLIAM must be a nephew or cousin...
THE PARIS NEWS, Tuesday, April 1, 1941, p. 3: "Last Rites were held Monday morning at the Methodist Church in Sylvan community for William Thomas Rice, farmer there, who died suddenly Sunday about 2:30 a.m. at his home. The service was held by the Rev. J. M. Connelly of Commerce and the Rev. A. H. Hill of Blossom, Methodist pastors, internment being made at Sylvan Cemetery by Manton-Fry Funeral Home and pallbearers were Joe Gibson, Robert Alexander, Clyde Blackburn, Harold Rheudasil, Harvey Jones and Albert Shannon, grandsons being honorary pallbearers. Mr. Rice was born near Lebanon, Tenn., May 23, 1863, and settled in Sylvan in 1902. Besides his wife, he leaves these children, Jonah Rice, Mrs. Cleve Jones, Mrs Fannie Rogers and Miss Winnie Rice, Sylvan; House Rice and Mrs. Dollie Rogers, Reno community; 27 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and three sisters, Mrs. Lula Ramsey living in Tennessee; Mrs. Lockie Carruth living in Arkansas and Mrs. Betty Johnson, Longview. Two grandsons, Bruce James and Dudley Rogers, stationed at Camp Bowie, attended the funeral."
Married Eliza VanHook.

James S. Givens was in Lamar County, Texas in 1860, 20, born in Kentucky, with parents George 52 and Martha S. 44. Charles C. is 22, George A. 18, Seraphine P. 16, Rebecca L. 13, Burell K. 10, Robert E. 7 - all these kids born in Kentucky, and Newton L. 2 born in Texs.
J.S. Givens married Cordelia Rice in Lamar County on March 10, 1868.

In 1870 Lamar County, J.S. Givens is 39, Cordelia 24, daughter M.S. is 1, Jas. A. Givens Rice is 12, and Jane Givens is 20.

In 1880 Lamar County, James is 43, born in Kentucky, Cordelia 32 in Missouri, Martha 11, Arthur 8, Rebecca 6 and George 2 were born in Texas.

In 1900 Lamar County, Arthur born November 1871 in Texas is a teamster, with sister Rebecca April 1876 and brother George, a teamster Sept 1878, all born in Texas.

Reba Givens married Jesse Guthrie in Lamar County on December 23, 1900.

Rebecca and J.T. Guthrie had a baby girl on October 3, 1908 in Lipscomb, Texas. In 1940 Lamar County, Jessie is 66, Rebecca 65, James T. 32, all born in Texas.
Reba "Givins" Guthrie died December 14, 1944 in Lamar County, daughter of "Jim Givins" and Cordelia Rice, buried in Paris, Texas # 55171371 - Jess H. Guthrie 1874-1949 is also buried there.

In 1900 Lamar County, James A. Rice born June 1857 in Texas, father in New Jersey, farming, married 20 years to Lillie J. Nov 1861 Ohio. "Levia" son is 19, Lena 17, Edna 13, James 10, and Joseph 6, all born in Texas.
Lamar County death index
Rice, James A.
Birth: 06/13/1857 Death: 03/26/1946

Cemetery: Evergreen (11-19-04)

His father was Schuyler B. Rice of Maine, mother Octavia Calloway of Missouri. He was born June 13, 1857 in Lamar County,. Married Lillie Jane Couch in Lamar County in 1880

Rice, Lillie Jane

Birth: 11/09/1862 Death: 11/20/1902

Cemetery: Evergreen (11-19-03)

Record Source: Rodgers and Wade Furniture Co.

From Rodgers and Wade Furniture Co. Funeral Records in possession of Fry and Gibbs Funeral Home; Book #3; p.235; Service #238; Mrs. Rice; date of funeral, 22 Nov 1902; place of death, East of city; Married; white; age 40 years; place of services, residence; casket #10 Hummer, size 5/9; funeral car.
Married James A. Rice.

W.A. Rice married R. L. Hunt in Lamar County January 8, 1874.

Walter Rice is a cattle buyer in Lamar County in 1880, 28, widowed, with son B.F. H. 5. They're with his mother-in-law Mary Hunt 70 and her daughter M.C. Hunt 36.

W.A. Rice is in Lamar County in 1900, 51, married 15 years to Clara C. 54 born in Mississippi. They have Clara born in Texas in April 1886.
In 1920 Paris, Texas, Clara H. Rice is 71, widowed, with daughter Clara Thompson and her husband %4oy, both 33.

Rice, Walter A.
Birth: 03/19/1849 Death: 01/31/1910 Marriage:

Cemetery: Evergreen (06-37-04)

Record Source: Rodgers and Wade Furniture Co.

From Rodgers & Wade Furniture Co. Funeral Records in possession of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home; Book #6; p.152, Service #20; charged to deceased; order given by T.C. Thompson & Mrs. Cox; secured by Lone Star & W.O.W.; date of funeral 1 Feb; place of death W. Kaufman St.; services at residence; time 3 p.m.; Clergyman Cameron, Alderson, Johnson; Physician L.P. McCuistion; cause of death cancer of pancreas; date of death 31 Jan 1910 at 2:40 p.m.; married; aged 61 years; casket manufactured by Cincinnati; interment at Evergreen; others in lot John Millsap, John Hackel, Percy Holt, Lan Martin, ?? O'Brien, C.G.Caviness; casket price $85.00; vault $75.00; burial robe $15.00; washing, shaving and 24 folding chairs n/c; coach $5.00; 5 carriages $17.50; hearse $10.00; outlay for lot $25.00; open grave $6.00; total $217.50.
Buried next to Clara H. Rice.

See record of John M. Gaines for additional information.

Lamar Co. Marriage Record Book 9, p. 537: Walter A. Rice married Clara H. Garrett on 5 Feb 1885.

Rice, Clara H. Garrett

Birth: 07/15/1848 Death: 02/05/1921 Marriage: 02/05/1885

Cemetery: Evergreen

'In the death of Mrs. Clara H. Rice, which occurred yesterday Paris and especially the First Methodist church lost one of its most earnest and consecrated workers, one whose attendance on services and zeal in work was unfailing and which had lasted through a long life up to the very day that she was stricken by illness. Mrs. Rice was born in Mississippi in 1848 and came to Paris in the early seventies and was well known to all the older citizens. She was a charter member of the Methodist church and of that band only two are now remaining in Paris. Her husband, Walter Rice, died eleven years ago and since them she had devoted her life to her church and charity work, and to helping friends and neighbors in their interests of every sort. She is survived by her only daughter, Mrs. Clara Rice Thompson, who numbers her friends by the population of Paris and much of the surrounding country. Funeral services for Mrs. Rice will be held this afternoon at her late home, 213 West Kaufman street, and burial will be in Evergreen. The funeral will be conducted by Rev. E. W. Alderson, who officiated at her wedding and who conducted the funeral for her husband. He will be assisted by Revs. J. H. Groseclose and W. D. Mountcastle.'
Buried next to Walter A. Rice. Tombstone is inscribed, 'Clara H. Rice.'
Lamar Co. Marriage Record Book 9, p. 537: Walter A. Rice married Clara H. Garrett on 5 Feb 1885.

(Clara Rice Thompson born April 13, 1886 in Paris, Texas, mother Holland, died April 2, 1961 in Pais.
September 1944 "She operates the Mrs. Troy C. Thompson Studio of Music at 10 1-2 Lamar Avenue. Her residence is 230 S. Church St. She was in Paris, went to Paris High School, to Kidd Key College at Sherman, Texas, and now is working toward a degree from Southen Methodist University. Daughter of Walter A. Rice and Clara Holland Rice, she was married June 21, 1911, to Troy C. Thompson, son of Col. and Mrs. Dee Thompson of Deport. Mr. Thompson died Jan. 15, 1923. They lave no children."

Walter A. Rice died in Paris, Lamar County on January 31, 1910.

Sam claimed two quarters in sections 7 and 12, 9N 50W in 1900.

In 1910 Sam is farming, living alone in Logan County. His father was born in Pennsylvania, his mother in Kentucky.

Sam was convicted of assault and battery in Logan County in 1913, and lost on appeal in 1914.

In 1860 Platte County, Missouri, Ann Wilson is 43, Andrew 15, William 14, John 12, Robert 10, Madora 8, Edward 5, and Sarah 2.

Sarah is with them in 1870 Platte County, and Ann's brother Andrew Mitchell 51 is with them.

In 1880 Denver, Anna Wilson is 63, Andrew 34, Dora (son) 26, and Lutie 22. Anna's brother Andrew Mitchell is with them, 73.
So is Anna's son W. J. Wilson, 34, a stock grower.
(W. J. Wilson 1846-1905 is buried in Fairmount # 35359508.)
December 28, 1905

"Wilson, who had recently become a widower, left an estate worth about $225,000 to his two teenaged sons, Valdo and Howard."
1910 "The marriage of Miss Woodie Dake, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Waiter Dake, of Denver, Col., formerly of Nashville, and Mr. Valdo Wilson, of Denver, was solemnized last Thursday evening at 8 o'clock nt St. Mark's Episcopal church in Denver."

In 1910 Denver, Lutie is 52, still living with brother Andrew D. Wilson, and their mother Anna M. 93. Anna M. Rice, 19 born in Colorado is with them,

Lutie was living in Denver in 1912

His warehouse was deliberately burned in 1912
It was the first building to be removed for the construction of the Denver Civic Center.
Anna (Mitchell) Wilson 1816-1912 is buried in Riverside cemetery # 23450693 "Her husband, Hugh Wilson is buried in Weston Cemetery, Weston, Platte, Missouri. ."

In 1920 Lutie is a sister of Wm. G. and Sarah Pennington - Sarah 61 born in Missouri.

C. Raymond Rice is in 1930 Denver, 42, no occupation, with mother Lutie 72 born in Missouri, widowed.
In 1933 Denver, Lutie S. (wid Saml B.) is living at 306 Broadway. Raymond C., a salesman, also lives there.

In 1940 Denver, Lutie is 82, Raymond 52 is a tool checker at the county shops.

Lutie's sister Medora C. Wilson married Andrew Jamieson of Canada in Denver on November 3, 1881, and they moved to Beatrice, Nebraska, where they named one daughter Lutie.

1930 Beatrice Nebraska "Miss Lutie Jamieson and her sister, Mrs. Clarence Nickel, of Wichita Falls, Tex., have returned to Beatrice after three weeks in Boulder, Colo. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Mayborn [this must be another sister, Dora (Jamieson) Mayborn, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Thober of Ellis, and Mr. and Mrs. A. Mayborn of Diller left last week to motor to the Pacific coast for a vacation trip."

Beatrice Nebraska - December 1945 "Mr. and Mrs. Drew Jamieson and Dean will have as dinner guests New Year's eve Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jamieson and Harold, Mrs. Glenn Miller of Denver [Helen, born about 1922, daughter of Robert Jamieson, died in 1987, buried in San Jose, California with Glen W. Miller], Mr. and Mrs. William Myers, Mr. and Mrs. Clair Dopps and Nancy of Mason City, Iowa. Mrs. Sarah Dopps of Wakefield, Kas., D. T. Dopps and Lutie Jamieson."

Raymond claimed a quarter in 4, 9N 50W in 1914.

Raymond Callaway Rice registered for WWI in Denver, a real estate agent, born June 10, 1888 at Denver. He was married.

C. Raymond Rice is in 1930 Denver, 42, no occupation, with mother Lutie 72 born in Missouri, widowed.

Raymond married Carmen Louise Keller on August 25, 1920 in Ogden, Utah. She was the daughter of Herman H. Keller and Wilhemina Schroeder.
He was the son of Samuel B. Rice and Luty S. Wilson.

This Raymond C. Rice registered for WWII in Denver, a broker, born June 10, 1888 in Denver, and Lutie S. Rice, mother, is with him.

Raymond died September 1964, last residence Seattle, Washington.

In 1925, Wallace A. Cunningham was an assignee of Ray C. Rice for a quarter in sections 4 and 5, 9N 50W.


Anna M. Rice married Oscar Turk in 1914, recorded in Jefferson County, Colorado.
Oscar was born July 1, 1886 at Festus, Misouri, and registered for WWI in Ault, COlorado, farming, with a wife and two children.

They had Samuel Boon Turk on July 6, 1916 in Denver.
In 1930 they're in Cheyenne Wyoming, Oscar M. 42, Anna M. 39, James L. 15, Samuel 13, Jack Donald 12 born in Colorado, and Robert W. 6 born in Wyoming.

In 1936 "On February 21, 1930, Oscar Turk and Anna M. Turk executed a promissory note in favor of the plaintiff for the sum of $1262.00. There was due upon this note at the time of the trial of this case the sum of $392.71. An additional note dated November 17, 1933, was given by Oscar M. Turk to the plaintiff, upon which there was due at the time of the trial the sum of $139.14. To secure the first note above mentioned, for the sum of $1262, the Turks made and executed to the plaintiff on the date on which the note was given a chattel mortgage on twelve Holstein heifers, two years old, and eighteen Holstein milk cows and the increase thereof, the cattle bearing one of five different brands, including a so-called "wagon-hammer" brand hereinafter more particularly mentioned; the cattle being located on Turk's farm about one and one-half miles southeast of Cheyenne, Wyoming. On February 12, 1932, the Turks executed to John H. Conway, to secure the sum of $3000, which is still unpaid, a chattel mortgage on certain personal property including eighteen Holstein cows and the increase, sixteen head of Holstein heifers ranging from one and one-half to four years old, located on the place known as Turk's Dairy, about one and one-half miles southeast of Cheyenne, Wyoming. On September 8, 1932, the Turks executed to the Standard Loan Company a mortgage on the same property covered by the mortgage of February 12, 1932. This mortgage was given to secure the sum of $560, still unpaid. On October 13, 1933, the Turks executed a like mortgage to secure the sum of $512.50, covering the same cattle hereinbefore mentioned. On March 22, 1934, the Turks executed a like mortgage to secure the sum of $800 on eighteen head of Holstein cows and all increase, sixteen head of Holstein heifers, four to six years old, and all increase, all branded on the right hip, all kept on the place known as Turk's Dairy, located about one and one-half miles southeast of Cheyenne, Wyoming, the sum secured being still unpaid at the time of the trial of this case. John H. Conway did business as the Standard Loan Company, and all mortgages will be treated as those of Conway. While the mortgage to the plaintiff describes eighteen Holstein cows, it appears that some of these cows were already dead, or had been sold and the proceeds applied on a mortgage to the Wyoming Investment Company, to which the Black Lumber Company mortgage was made subject. The mortgagors had at that time only six Holstein cows and twelve Holstein heifers. Six of the heifers were sold with the consent of the plaintiff and the proceeds, amounting to $270, were applied on the indebtedness. Four of them were sold to Clay Robinson Company and brought only the total sum of $13.50; one was sold to a Mr. Smith and brought only the sum of $5.00. Four of the heifers died in 1933, the remainder in 1934. There was no increase of these cattle, on account of the fact that a dairyman, as Turk was, does not raise the increase. Hence none of the cattle covered by the mortgages to Conway are in fact any of the cattle mentioned in the mortgage to plaintiff, nor the increase thereof. Commencing with 1932, the Turks bought new cattle with money furnished by Conway, namely, eighteen head of Holstein cows and sixteen head of Holstein heifers. At the time when this money was borrowed from Conway the Turks promised and agreed that they would secure the money borrowed from Conway by a mortgage upon the cattle which he would buy in the future. Part of the money furnished by Conway was used for the purpose of paying off the mortgage of the Wyoming Investment Company hereinbefore mentioned. The Turks owned a brand in 1923 to 1925, which was called by Mr. Turk the "wagon hammer brand." Some of the cattle covered in plaintiff's mortgage probably bore this particular brand, and on the left hip. That brand is marked thus: \[ The rights of the Turks to this brand were lost from and after 1925. The brand, similar to the reverse thereof, and described in the plaintiff's mortgage, is marked thus: ]- This brand appears to have been copied, by the person who drew the mortgage, from the prior mortgage to the Wyoming Investment Company. That brand was not, in fact, owned by the Turks in 1930. On March 28, 1932, a certificate was issued to the Turks for a new brand, marked ]\ and to be used on the right hip of the cattle."

1939 Greeley "Four horses being driven loose on the Fifih street highway four miles west of Greeley was too much for Sam Turk of Cheyenne Monday night and he ran into one of the horses, breaking its leg, and damaging his car to the extent of $60. The other three horses were uninjured. Turk made valiant efforts to avoid the horses, according to tho Courtesy Patrol report. The animals were being driven on the road by their owner, Arthur ?aker of Greeley route two. Injured horse was shot."

Sam may have married Barbara, whose nephew Kenneth Marcum 1956-2009 died in Cheyenne.

They're all in Cheyenne in 1940, with the four sons. Jack's marital status is uncertain.

Anna M. Turk 1891-1940 is buried in Cheyenne # 29162184 (the FindaGrave has her middle name as Mitchell_
Oscar M. Turk 1887-1973 is buried in the same cemetery # 29162187.

He must have remarried, because in 1948 Palisade, Colorado " Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Turk of Cheyenne, Wyo., a niece of the late Ed Rogers of Mesa, called on Mr. Mrs. H. S. Parmalee Monday afternoon while enroute to Salt Lake City. The Parmalee's were neighbors of Mrs. Turk’s parents, when they and also the Rogers family lived in South Park, Colo, some thirty years ago. "

Jack Donald Turk 1913-1955 is buried in Cheyenne, # 29162186.

Greeley, Colorado November 14, 1938 " Marriage licenses have been issued to Jack D. Turk and Olive E. Smith of Cheyenne."
" Olive Roeseler Married to Jack Turk she was born Charpenter WY born with last name of Smith Her brother had a car dealership named Smitty in Cheyenne "

Sam B. Turk 1916-2007 is buried in Cheyenne # 72203409.


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