Siathia Alethia Weakley
b. 11 May 1879, d. 9 April 1931
- Siathia Alethia Weakley was born on 11 May 1879 in Upshur County, Texas.
- She was known as Allie.
- She married Ibzan Leftwich Rice, son of Hezakiah Fleetwood Rice and Sarah Elizabeth Wood, on 22 November 1903.
- Ibzan Leftwich Rice and Siathia Alethia Weakley appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Smith County, Texas, at Tyler & Bullard Road. Other members of the household included Louis Fleetwood Rice.
- She was working on the farm, according to the 1920 census.
- Ibzan Leftwich Rice and Siathia Alethia Weakley appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Smith County, Texas, at Old Bullard Road. Also in the household was cousin Lawrence McClure, age 71.
- Siathia Alethia Weakley died on 9 April 1931 at age 51 in Smith County, Texas, . Her death was officially witnessed by Louis Fleetwood Rice.
- Her husband Ibzan Leftwich Rice became a widower at her death.
- She was buried at Kendrick Cemetery in Smith County, Texas.
- A single grave marker identifies the graves of Ibzan Leftwich Rice and Siathia Alethia Weakley.
- Photographs and much of the information on the Rice branch of the Wood family are found here thanks to the generosity of Charlies Wood "Woody" Rice.
- Last Edited: 18 Oct 2012