Biography of William B. Rice


Rice, William B., Boston, was born and reared on the farm he now owns February 14, 1822, is a son of Wilder and Mary Riée. His father was born in Vermont, and came with his father to Erie county when it was but a wilderness. There were no roads, and blazed trees formed the only guide from one place to another. He was born in 1790 and died September 11, 1864. His mother was born in 1797, and died November 6, 1864. William B. Rice was married March 21, 1876, to Jenette Zwipf, and they have one son, Charles T., born May 8, 1879, who is now attending school at Collins Center. Mr. Rice is a Republican, and has been ever since the organization of the party.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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