From St. Charles (Ill.) Chronicle, 20 May 1898: Mrs. Eliza VanNortwick Rice was before Judge Burke in Chicago this week, seeking a divorce from Fordyce B. Rice, whom she married June 24, 1890. Mr. Rice lives at Ridge avenue and Church street, Evanston, and was formerly connected with theAurora Silver Plate Works. Mrs. Rice charged her husband with desertion. ------ I am not related to nor researching this family and have no further information.