Violet May Rice

Father: William Henry Rice (1866-1933)

Mother: Mary Jane Hansford (1863-1944)

Born March 23, 1896, at Torbrook Mines, Nova Scotia

Died May 18, 1967, at Middleton, Nova scotia.

Spouse: Raymond Ronald Smith

Married September 17, 1925, at Kingston, Nova Scotia.

Violet went to Tremont School, attended Provincial Normal College, and taught in Nova Scotia for more than twenty years. It was reported by Isabel Clarke that she was the natural daughter of Florence Ann Hansford and an unidentified college professor.


  1. Edward William Smith (1927-1927)
  2. Barbara Maxine Smith (1929-)

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Created December 3, 2007