Mark Rice

M, #10559, b. 1837, d. 18 Feb 1873
Birth*1837 Down, Ireland. 
Marriage* Spouse: Elizabeth Mulcahy.
 
Note*1866 Mount Misery Run. Mark Rice may have been leasing Mount Misery Station in 1866 together with Mount Pleasant - forfeited in 1869.1 
Land-UBeacb 14 Dec 1868Mark Rice selected land from the Crown. PAK-38.39A.39B. 302a 2r 28p - Land File 66/20431
Selected by M. RICE on 14 Dec 1868.2 
Land-UBeacb 16 Jun 1869He selected land from the Crown. PAK-40A.40B. 146a 3r 16p - No Land File
Selected by M. RICE on 16 Jun 1869.3 
Land-UBeac*b 16 Jun 1869He selected land from the Crown. PAK-41A.41B. 147a 1r 34p - No Land File
Selected by M. RICE on 16 Jun 1869.4 
Death*18 Feb 1873 VIC, Australia, #D2387 (Age 36) [par William RICE & Susan DORNAN].5,6 
Death-Notice*20 Feb 1873THE Funeral of the late Mr Mark Rice will leave the Gippsland Hospital this day at 1 p.m. Friends are respectfully invited to attend.7 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 1 Jun 1868: SMALL STATIONS for SALE, near Berwick and Pakenham, about 30 Miles only from Town, POWERS, RUTHERFORD, and CO. have received instructions to SELL The MOUNT MISERY and MOUNT PLEASANT RUNS,
    which adjoin each other, and are situate near to Berwick and Pakenham, and bounded by the Cardinia and Tumut Creeks.
    The area of the runs is about 8000 acres, with unlimited back country, and 2000 head of cattle can be depastured with ease.
    The stock now on the runs consists of about 1000 sheep, of mixed sexes und ages ; there are also three huts, about 300 new hurdles, &c.
    Assessment very light.8

Citations

  1. [S56] Berwick-Pakenham Historical Society, In the wake of the pack tracks, p6.
  2. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 334-669 - Mark Rice of Gippsland Miner.
  3. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 334-670 - Mark Rice of Pakenham.
  4. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 334-668 - Mark Rice of Pakenham.
  5. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  6. [S20] Various indexed records of GSV - Genealogical Society Victoria "Sale Cemetery Inscription."
  7. [S14] Newspaper - Gippsland Times (Vic.), 20 Feb 1873, p2.
  8. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Mon 1 Jun 1868, p2
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5817823
Last Edited1 Feb 2020

Elizabeth Mulcahy

F, #10560, b. 1843, d. 23 Dec 1910
Married NameRice. 
Birth*1843 Merri Creek, VIC, Australia, #B37050/1843 [par Thomas MULCAHY & Ellen SCULLY].1 
Marriage* Spouse: Mark Rice.
 
Widow18 Feb 1873Elizabeth Mulcahy became a widow upon the death of her husband Mark Rice.2,3 
Death*23 Dec 1910 Cowwarr, VIC, Australia, #D12348/1910 [par Thos MULCAHY & Ellen SCULLY].4 
Death-Notice*24 Dec 1910RICE.-On the 23rd December, at Cowwarr, Elizabeth, widow of the late Mark Rice, aged 67. R.I.P.5 

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S20] Various indexed records of GSV - Genealogical Society Victoria "Sale Cemetery Inscription."
  4. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  5. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 24 Dec 1910, p9
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article10487287
Last Edited9 Apr 2019
 

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