Leslie M. "Les" Rice
b. 26 Jun 1882, Bath ME
m. 9 Jan 1908
Leslie was the son of Wilbert A. & Ella C. (Martin) Rice.
Leslie was the husband of Nellie May (Rosebrook) Rice.
The Rices lived in the house currently the McShea residence.
Les Rice was a boat builder by trade.
Barbara I. (Rice) Beal and Mildred E. (Rice) Wedge were his daughters.
Donna Alley writes:
Leslie and Nellie Rice were parents of Barbara Beal amd Mildred Wedge. Wilbert Rice was Leslie Rice's father. Cora Rosebrook and Gilbert Rosebrook were the parents of Nellie Rice, and also the parents of the three babies buried there at the [Preble] cemetery: Mildred, Harley, and Jennie.
Leslie and Nellie were my grandparents. Clara Alley was my father's mother and he also had a sister, Winifred, buried in Bar Harbor. [Clara Alley was] Also a mother to Harry [Alley], who lives there on Big Cranberry and Harold [Alley], who lives in Southwest Harbor and Richard [Alley] who lives on Islesford.
Barbara and Clarence [Beal] were my parents. Don't really know how in depth to go with this...
...Red McAllister was the man that built boats with my father and lived there on the island, now deceased.
Buried in Preble Cemetery.
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photo courtesy of Donna Alley
photo courtesy of Stanley Seimer