He is transcribed as Rice, b 1813, wife Edy b 1807NC. Along with several Musselwhite children in the hh, is a Mary Reavis age 74 b NC. It was not unusual to have the widowed mother-in-law in the household of a married daughter. Can anyone tell me who this R. Musselwhite is, and more especially who his wife Edy was?
On 1870 Drayton, Dooly Co census, wife Edia age 64 is present as hoh, and Riece ? age 58 is listed as pauper in hh, adult ch named Susan, Nancy, Thomas, Oliver, Reece, Cady and James.