thomas royce possible name thomas rice.
thomas rice born 21 jan 1873 father michael rice mother catherine (kate) flaherty in ballyduff cloghane co kerry ireland.
michael rice and catherine immigrated to usa after the birth of thomas rice they were living in yreka california. where clara belle rice was born 1889
family of michael rice returned to ireland to inherit a farm in ballyduff 1896
thomas rice did not like it in ireland and returned to usa.
thomas royce in 1910 census tooele county utah gold miner wife lulu son russell 11yrs daughter clara 6yrs,josephine 3yrs ,thomas j 1 yr.
yreka was part of gold mining in the rockys. unusual to have clara belle in both family.
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