Betty, I am related to you through a couple of lines! John Thomas Bruner and Nancy Susan Young had a son named Martin.Martin married Elizabeth Basey.They were my 4th great-grandparents (I'm a bit younger than most genealogists.) Now for the other connection! Martin and Elizabeth (Basey) Bruner had a son named John Wesley Bruner. John Wesley married Louisana Rice, daughter of John J. and Emaline (Moorman) Rice. As you may know, my John J. Rice was a brother to your James William Rice!