Infant's headstone found in Felton
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This headstone was discovered in the backyard of a Felton resident. Courtesy photo
This headstone was discovered in the backyard of a Felton resident. Courtesy photo
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The headstone of an infant who died in the 1930s was recently found in a Felton yard while a family was clearing brush on their property and a local historian seeks help in identifying the infants remaining family.

The headstone is for Bobbie Lee Rice, a baby born Oct. 21, 1930 who died several months later on December 1, 1930.

Felton realtor and amateur historian Vicki Wees was contacted by the family who found it, and seeks to locate anyone related to the infant.

Wees said there was a David Rice, who in 1922 was co-owner of the Felton Grove Auto Camp. However, Wees said, the headstone was not found in Felton Grove. She declined to say the exact location of the find, because the family that found it wishes to maintain their privacy and to be able to verify the location if someone does come forward.

For information call Vicki Wees at 359-0200 or visit her blog, www.feltonhomesandhistory.wordpress.com

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other posibility
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November 08, 2013
According to the 1930 US Census a Robert L Rice less than 1 years old lived in Fresno CA. He had as his parents

Mabel S. Rice 27

Thomas E. Rice 30

Thomas worked in the Oil and Gas industry.

Since this record only shows Robert as less than 1 year old with no birth date this may not be the correct record but it is a possible clue to follow.
Duane Davis
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November 11, 2013
The 1930 census was performed in April. Since this child wasn't born until October he would not have shown up in the census.
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November 08, 2013
According to the CA birth Index. A Robert Lee Rice was born on this day to a woman with the maiden name Hatcher. I was unable to find a Robert Lee or Bobby Lee Rice with a December 1 passing in the California death Index. Good luck. Hope the addition of his possible mothers maiden name helps in your search
Duane Davis
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November 11, 2013
There is a Robert L. Rice in the death index. State record number 68702. Both birth and death occurred in Ventura, CA
nonymouse
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November 08, 2013
www.familytreelegends.com/records/calbirths?c=search&first=&last=Rice&spelling=Exact&4_year=1930&4_month=10&4_day=21



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