1827–1912

Introduction

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 28, 1827, Gen­e­see Coun­ty, New York.

Died: Ap­ril 26, 1912.

Buried: Mount Hope Ce­me­te­ry, Lo­gans­port, In­di­a­na.

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Biography

Elihu was the son of Er­as­tus Rice and Lu­cre­tia M. Howe Rice. He and his wi­dowed mo­ther moved from New York to Lo­gans­port, In­di­a­na, in 1838. In 1854, he mar­ried Jea­nette Ma­bon.

Rice was in­ter­est­ed in mu­sic an ear­ly age, and in 1848, was chos­en to lead the lo­cal glee club. As of 1866, he was sec­re­ta­ry and cho­ris­ter of the Bap­tist Sun­day School at Lo­gans­port.

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