Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

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Left to Right: Unknown(*), George Rice, Eugene Ring, Eleanor Ring, Catherine Sullivan (died 1911), John Joe Rice (born 1893).
Photo c.1902. From Maryl McKinley Hook.
(*) Was thought to be Rosalie Rice, but she was much younger than John Joe Rice.

George Rice.
He mar 1892 to Eleanor Ring [born 1871].
They inherited the Ring family home at Kilmurry, Kenmare par, Co.Kerry. George seems to have moved in at marriage, when her parents still alive.
Living Kilmurry at children's baptisms, 1893 on.
George registered Eleanor's father's death at Kilmurry in 1897. George is living at Kilmurry.
See them listed at Kilmurry in 1901 census.
See them listed at Kilmurry in 1911 census.
They had issue:

  1. John Joe Rice,
    born 19 June 1893, Kilmurry,
    bapt "John Joseph Rice", 24 June 1893, Kenmare.
    Sinn Fein TD for Kerry South 1957-1961 (abstentionist).
    Elected in 1957 election, did not take his seat, defeated in 1961 election.
    He died Tralee, 24 July 1970, age 77 yrs.
    See death notice in Irish Times, 25 July 1970.
    See obituary in Irish Times, 25 July 1970.
    He was bur Rath Cemetery, Tralee.
    He had issue:

    1. George Rice.
      Author of [De Rís, 1997].
      Author of [Rice, 2009].

  2. Catherine Rice,
    born 13 Mar 1896, bapt 15 Mar 1896, Kenmare.

  3. Rosalie Rice,
    Mary Rosalie Rice, born 27 Nov 1897,
    bapt "Marie Rose", 27 Nov 1897, Kenmare.

  4. George Rice,
    born 2 Sept 1903, bapt 6 Sept 1903, Kenmare.

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