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  • Lloyd Sanford Imel (1897 - 1981)
  • Jonathan Francis Hibbard (1792 - 1883)
    Soldier in the War of 1812 (Pvt) 1st Regt (Bloom's) NY Militia Obituary
  • Frank Elmer Lawrence (1884 - 1954)
    Frank Elmer Lawrence was born second child, and second son, to Orlando Douglas Lawrence and Anna Birdell Moore in Lyons, Kansas. He attended business college as a youth and played baseball for the Salt...
  • John Edward Lawrence (1883 - 1962)
    LYONS - John E. Lawrence, 78, died Saturday night at Rice county district hospital following a five-month illness. Mr. Lawrence was born Aug. 6, 1883, in Rice Co. He was a farmer and stockman and had l...
  • Anna Birdell Lawrence (1864 - 1927)

Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Rice County, Kansas.

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Rice County was established in 1867 and was named in memory of Samuel Allen Rice, Brigadier-General, United States volunteers, killed April 30, 1864, at Jenkins Ferry, Arkansas.

The Santa Fe Trail followed the route of present-day U.S. Route 56. Ruts in the earth from the trail are still visible in several locations.

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Cities, Townships & Communities

Alden | Atlanta | Bell | Bushton | Center | Chase | Crawford | East Washington | Eureka | Farmer | Frederick | Galt | Geneseo | Harrison | Lincoln | Little River | Lyons (County Seat) | Mitchell | Odessa | Pioneer | Pollard | Raymond | Rockville | Saxman | Silica | Sterling | Union | Valley | Victoria | West Washington | Wilson



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Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Quivira Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (part)