Descendants of J W Bice
Generation No. 1
1.J W1 BICE[may be J G Bice] was born 1792 in North Carolina; died after 1860.He married WIFE OWENSBY.She died before 1860.
Notes for J W BICE:
July 19, 1860 Census, Chattanooga, Tennessee
J W Bice 68 MillerNC
Adaline Owensby 25NC
William Owensby 5TN
Thomas Bice 18 Farm Laborer TN
Lives with Wm Hissan
Children of J W BICE and Wife OWENSBY are:
2. i.RUSSELL2 BICE, b. 1834, SC; d.
Bef. 1900, Arkansas.
3. ii.ALBERRY? BICE, b. 1838, NC.
iii.THOMAS? BICE, b. 1842.
Notes for THOMAS BICE:
July 19, 1860, District #3, Chattanooga, TN
Thomas Bice 18 Farm Laborer TN
Lives with Wm Hissan (or Hissaw)
Generation No. 2
2.RUSSELL2 BICE (JW W1) was born 1834 in South Carolina, and died Bef. 1900 in Arkansas.He married ELIZA JANE BURNETT January 15, 1859 in Hamilton, Tennessee, daughter of JOHN BURNETT and SUSANNAH WOLFENBARGER.She was born October 20, 1834 in Tennessee, and died January 29, 1914 in Arkansas.
Notes for RUSSELL BICE:
Bice also spelled Russell Byce
3'd Tennessee Infantry
Census Records from August 25, 1870
3'd Circuit District, Marian, Tennessee
Post office Jasper
Russel Bice age 36 Farmerb. SC
Janeage 36 Keeping House b. TN
Sarahage 17b. TN
Adalineage 8b. TN
Marthaage 4b. TN
Nancyage 2b. TN
John Burnett age 74 Farmer b. TN
Susanage 73 Keeping House b. TN
July 18, 1860 Census, District #3, Chattanooga
Russel Byce 31 Ferryman SC
August 25, 1870 Marion County, Tennessee Census
P.O. Jasper, Tennessee (page 413)
Russel Bice 36 Farmer SC
Newspaper article May 1970 [excerpt]
by Baxter Crawford
Russell Bice, his wife, Jane, and their son, John and daughters, Nancy, Jane, and Martha, came to Corley about 1875 from Tennessee.Martha married Dr. Heffington.both are deceased, and their son, Claud lives at Havana.
Notes for ELIZA JANE BURNETT:
In 1900 she was a widow, had borne 5 children 3 of which were still living.
April 18, 1910 Logan County, Arkansas, Mountain Township Census
Jane Bice75 yrs widow 5/2 Tn Tn Va
Claud Heffington 15 years grandsonAr Tn Tn
(she was living with her grandson.They lived in a house behind John William and Victoria's house on Mt. Magazine.
More About RUSSELL BICE and ELIZA JANE BURNETT:
Marriage: January 15, 1859, Hamilton, Tennessee
Children of RUSSELL BICE and ELIZA BURNETT are:
i.SARAH3 BICE, b. 1853, Tennessee.
ii.ADALINE BICE, b. 1862, Tennessee.
iii.MARTHA BICE, b. February 1866, Tennessee; m. DR. CALVIN F. HEFFINGTON, May 28, 1893, Mt. Magazine, Corley, Logan Co., Arkansasa; b. April 1851, Tennessee.
Notes for MARTHA BICE:
Dr. Calvin Heffington had four or five children by another wife who had died when Martha Bice married him.They had children of their own.Apparently, Martha died and Calvin married again.
Notes for DR. CALVIN F. HEFFINGTON:
June 15, 1900 Logan County, Arkansas Census (ED54 Sheet 7) Mountain Township
Name Born Age married Born Father Mother
Apr 1852 487 yrsAr TnM
MarthaFeb 1866 36 1/27 yrsTnNC Tn
FranklinFeb 1885son 15 yrs
William A.Oct 1887son 12 yrs
ClaudiusOct 1894son 5 yrs
(Franklin and William were children of Dr. Heffington's first wife)
Marriage Notes for MARTHA BICE and CALVIN HEFFINGTON:
Marriage date also reported In IGI Records ar August 1877, Of Magazine Mt., Arkansas
More About CALVIN HEFFINGTON and MARTHA BICE:
Marriage: May 28, 1893, Mt. Magazine, Corley, Logan Co., Arkansasa
iv.NANCY E. BICE, b. February 8, 1868, Tennessee; d. June 29, 1896.
v.JANE BICE, b. October 29, 1871, Tennessee; d. November 5, 1891.
vi.JOHN WILLIAM BICE, b. August 1873, Tennessee; d. 1950, Paris, Arkansas; m. VICTORIA REYNOLDS, July 9, 1899, Corley, Logan Co., Arkansas?; b. January 1, 1877, Arkansas; d. 1960, Her home in Paris, Arkansas, age 84.
Notes for JOHN WILLIAM BICE:
Lived and raised children on Flat Top Mountain, Mount Magazine, Corley, Logan County, Arkansas.Farmed.Was Justice of the Peace for Corley.Led the Singing Convention for the state [Logan Co.] of Arkansas.Probably met Victoria Reynolds through the singing conventions.Her parents were active in it.
1900 Logan County, Arkansas Census (pg 87-A)
John W BiceAugust 1873 26 m-o Tn Sc Tn
VictoriaJanuary 1877 23 m-o 1/1 Ar Ga Tx
Zella MayOctober 18997/12
Jane T. mother Oct 1834 65 widow 5/3 Tn Tn Va
Bonnie Lee Dame, neice Feb 1889 11 Ar Tn Tn
Ruby J Dame, neice June 1891 8
April 18, 1910 Logan County, Arkansas Census, Mountain Township
John W. Bice36 m1 10 years Tn Tn Tn (This is a mistake, b. NC)
Victoria33 m1 10 years 5/4 Ar Ga Tx
Zella M.10Ar Tn Ar
Zena R.8Ar Tn Ar
Agnes4Ar Tn Ar
Hellen1 8/12Ar Tn Ar
More About JOHN BICE and VICTORIA REYNOLDS:
Marriage: July 9, 1899, Corley, Logan Co., Arkansas
3.ALBERRY2? BICE (JW W1) was born 1838 in North Carolina.He married JANE.She was born 1841 in Georgia.
Notes for ALBERRY BICE:
June 27, 1860 Census, District 14, Hamilton County, P.O. Chattanooga, Tennessee
Alberry Bice22 NC
Child of ALBERRY BICE and JANE is:
i.MARY3, b. 1859, Tennessee.