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Rice County embraces Ranges 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 of Townships 18, 19, 20 and 21. Its northern boundary is 102 miles from Nebraska; its eastern, 179 miles from Missouri; its southern, 81 miles from Indian Territory; its western, 194 miles from Colorado. It is bounded north by Ellsworth, east by McPherson, south by Reno, west by Stafford and Barton counties.1

County seat Lyons. Named in memory of Samuel A. Rice, Brigadier-General, United States volunteers, killed April 30, 1864 at Jenkins Ferry, Ark.2

1. William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas
published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.
2. History of Kansas, Noble Prentis, (Winfield: E.P. Greer. 1899)

File Description File Size Date Submitter
Jones, Oliver Winslow 1862 - 3K Mar 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Ladd, Frederick Otis 1850 - 3K Apr 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Perdue, J. E. October 20, 1835 - August 9, 1919 2K Apr 2009 Janet King
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Rice County Medical Directory 1920 4K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
File Description File Size Date Submitter
1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 18 kb Oct 1997 Marge Gardner
Freeborn Garrison Civil War Pension 6 kb Aug 1999 Jerry Garrison
File Description File Size Date Submitter
Stalker, Catherine Victoria Hickel March 17, 2005 1K Aug 2007 Oz

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