Benjamin Rice

M, b. 31 May 1640, d. 19 December 1713
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Family: Mary Brown d. 3 Jan 1691

Benjamin Rice

M, b. 4 January 1739/40, d. 23 April 1811
  • Last Edited: 7 Jan 2007
  • Note*: He Children of Benjamin Rice and Susanna Weeks:
    Elizabeth Rice+
    Mary Rice+
    Phebe Rice+
    Stephen Rice
    Susannah Rice
    Deacon Benjamin Rice+
    John Rice.

Family: Susannah Weeks

Captain Benjamin Rice

M, b. 1 February 1722/23, d. 8 February 1796
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • (Witness) Will: He witnessed the will of Azariah Rice on 8 July 1772 at Worcester County, Massachusetts; Volume 15, page 293-296
    Will: Azariah Rice, July 8, 1772

    In the name of God Amen. The eighth day of July, one thousand seven hundred & seventy two: I Azariah Rice of Brookfield in the County of Worcester & Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, Yeoman, being in health and of sound disposing mind & memory, thanks be given to God but calling to mind the mortality of my body & knowing that all men must once die, do make this my last will and testament, that is to say, first of all I give & I recommend my soul into the hand of God who gave it, & my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my executor hereafter named, not doubting but at the General resurrection, I shall receive the same again by the Mighty power of God-And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give demise & dispose of the same in the following manner & form.
    I?. My will is that all my just debts & funeral charges paid by my Executors out of my estate.
    Item. I give & bequeath to my son Benj’n. About two acres of half of meadow more or less as the same is in the southerly side (illegible illegible) Pond, bounded all round by (illegible) & said Pond which is his full part with what I have given him heretofore.
    Item. I give and bequeath to my son Oliver, one half part of four acres of meadow for quantity & quality, lying near Pine Hill, be it more or less as per Brookfield Book of record. I also give him more, viz. two acres of meadow at Bartlett’s Point (so called) be it more or less, as per record.
    Item. I give & bequeath to my son Jonas one half part of four acres of meadow near Pine Hill, be it more or less as per record.
    Item. I give & bequeath to my son Ephraim one half part of my house where I now live with the building thereon both for quantity & quality with all my husbandry tools and living stock of creatures of every kind I shall die seized of as the name is bounded southwesterly part on Jonas Rice & part on Elisha Rice, west on Cyprian Rice and four acres of my own land here after mentioned on a town road. Northerly on a town road. Easterly part on (Ralph’s ?) land & part on south pond southerly, southerly on John Rice his land. Said homelot lyes on both sides a town road & contains in the whole about one hundred acres, more four acres lying on the northerly side a town road, more or less as per record. I also give him ten acres of meadow on Qualange River bound on north on the river, south & east on Josiah Partredge, west on Bartlett’s Point. I give him more viz my part in the Meeting house and all my wearing apparel with all the money which is due or coming to me from my late brother Mattathias Rice deceased his estate with all my money I shall die seized & possessed of. Said bequests are on the conditions following viz. That the said Ephraim improve the half heretofore bequeathed in a good husband-like manner during my life & deliverance yearly the whole produce of the same of every sort affordance to be to my sole use & disposal. And also to provide for my comfortable support in sickness & health during my natural life if I stand in need & at my death to give a decent Christian burial. And also pay out the legacies hereafter mentioned to his two sisters & my granddaughter.
    Item. I give & bequeath to my daughter’s Miriam & Mary in equal parts all my household goods of every sort & name, as iron, (illegible) pewter, wood, bed & bedding, linen & woolen of every sort & whatever else of indoor moveable not mentioned by name. And ten shilling money to each of them. And to Mary one milking cow to be paid by my executor at my decease.
    Item. I give, bequeath to my granddaughter Zerciah Sanford, one heifer two years old, to be delivered to her by my executor within six months after my decease.
    Item. I constitute my son Ephr. Rice, sole executor to this my last will and testament. And I utterly disallow & disannul all & every other former or other wills, legacies and bequests or Executors by me made, willed or bequeathed. Ratifying & conforming this and no other to be my last will & testament.
    In witness whereof I have put my hand & seal, the day & year above written.
    Signed, sealed, published, pronounced & declared said Azariah Rice as his last will & testament in the presence of these subscribers: Wm Ayres, William Ayres Jr, Benjamin Ayers.
    Azariah Rice (seal)

    Worcester ss. To all people to whom these presents shall come, Levi Lincoln, Judge of the Probate of wills, in the County of Worcester, within the State of Massachusetts Bay, in New England, sendeth Greeting.
    Know ye, that on the seventh day of September, anno domini 1779. The instrument herewith annexed purporting the last will & testament of Azariah Rice, late of Brookfield in the County aforesaid, deceased, was presented for probate by Ephraim Rice the executor herein named. Then present William Ayres & Benjamin Ayers, two of the witnesses of the hereto described who made oath that they saw the said testator sign seal & heard him declare the said instrument to be his last will & testament & that they with the other subscribing witnesses subscribed their names together as witnesses to the execution thereof in the said testator’s presence and that he was this to the best of their judgement, of sound & disposing mind:
    I do prove, approve & allow of the said instrument as the last will & testament of the before name deceased and do commit that the administration thereof in all matters the same (illegible) & of his estate whereof he died seized & possessed in said County unto Ephraim Rice the before named executor work faithfully to execute the said will, and to administer the estate of the said deceased according thereto, who accepted of his said inst. and he shall render an inventory of said estate into the Probate office according to law, and he shall render an amount upon oath of his proceeding when thereunto lawfully required.
    In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal of office this day & year above written. Levil Lincoln, J. prob.
    Entered from the original, Josiah Wheeler Regr.

Family: Sarah Upham

Benjamin II Rice

M, b. 7 September 1757, d. 7 December 1771
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Benjamin II Rice was born on 7 September 1757.
  • Death*: He died on 7 December 1771 at age 14.

Beriah Rice

M, b. 20 August 1702, d. 27 June 1764
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Beriah Rice was born on 20 August 1702.
  • Marriage*: He married Mary Goodenow on 6 January 1730.
  • Death*: Beriah Rice died on 27 June 1764 at age 61.

Family: Mary Goodenow

Bethiah Rice

F, b. 29 October 1682
  • Last Edited: 12 Apr 2008

Family: Jonathan Newton b. 30 Sep 1679, d. 1759

Betty Elaine Rice

F, b. 21 November 1898, d. 2 September 1930

Little Betty Rice

  • Last Edited: 22 Apr 2017
  • Birth*: Betty Elaine Rice was born on 21 November 1898; (Buffington Funeral Home records shows her born Nov 19, 1896; Young Book Alexander Cemetery shows 1897.)
  • Death*: She died on 2 September 1930 at DeWitt County, Texas, at age 31
  • Burial1*: and was buried at Alexander Cemetery.
  • Name Variation: She was also known as Bettie Amira Rice per Jewel Henderson.
  • (Witness) Census1900: The 1900 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Oren Adelbert Rice's household; Rice, Oren A., head, w/m/July 1855/49, married 25 years, born Texas, father born Ohio, mother born Pen or Ten.

Caleb Rice

M, b. 8 February 1657, d. 27 April 1658
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Charles Rice

M, b. 7 July 1684, d. 1773
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Charles Rice was born on 7 July 1684.
  • Death*: He died in 1773.

Charles Allison Rice

M, b. 20 May 1875, d. 9 April 1968

Charles Allison Rice from his grandson, Royal Kale Rice

  • Last Edited: 25 May 2012
  • Occupation*: He was a cattle rancher in New Mexico, Colorado and southern Arizona; lived in the Flagstaff area since 1923.
  • (Witness) Census1880: The 1880 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Thomas Richard Rice's household; Thomas Rice, head, w/m/38, farmer, born Texas, father born Ohio, mother born Ireland; Martha Ann w/f/35, born North Carolina, father born North Carolina, mother born South Carolina, Nanny Ann w/f/14, Sidney Lola w/f/10, Talitha w/f/8, Charles Allison w/m/5, Joann Alfretta w/f/2, all born Texas.
  • Census1900*: The 1900 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on 1 June 1900 Stratton, DeWitt County, Texas; head, w/m/May 1875/25, married 1 year, born Texas, father born Ohio, mother born (?), farmer, owned home, Sallie B., wife, w/f/Mar 1882/18, born Texas, father born Alabama, mother born Mississippi, next door is William and Martha Martindale.
  • Note*: Charles Allison Rice and W. J. Alexander were chosen as judges by the students at the writing school. J. J. (Jim) Hollan was awarded the honor of being the best penman in the school and Jesse Rice the honor and the one dollar prize for the most improvement during the school. The writer was informed by the judges that they never witnessed so much improvement during the same length of time. on 22 June 1902 at Crossonville, DeWitt County, Texas.
  • Census1930*: The 1930 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1930 Greenlaw Mills, Coconino County, Arizona; age 54, married, white, birthplace Texas; estimated birth year 1876; father born Texas; mother born North Carolina; Sally Rice, f, 48; Jenne Mae Rice, f, 24; Oscar Rice, m, 19; Tom Rice, m, 17; Sam Rice, m, 8.
  • Note: He Letter written to daughter Martha and granddaughter Eleanor:
    Flagstaff Dec 18 69 (original spelling)
    Eleanor and Martha
    I thought I would write both of you as I hate to right real bad. We are all well and sure hope all of you are. We are having pretty weather prety cold at night 13 above this morning it wabout 50 now. Martha your mama said thansk for the hand bag. She getting along prety good. Sam Tomie sent her pup. Yes I sure want you all to come to see us next summer. We try to be around. Elenor them boy pictures are fine they soon be grown time goes bye fast. I the hapiest old great grand dad in the world to think that I have some grand sons and great grand sons none of them get in bad. I am proud of all of them. I think they will stay that way. Big Harry round all up next summer and come to see us. I think President Johnson will OK. It so happened that I knew his family his grandfather and mother and father. He was a single man then. He was a nice young mand, he had 2 sisters, one was single. I went a dance at their home. Mrs Katy sure could dance. I was prety lite on foot them days that was 1899. Good luck to all. Write some time.
    Charlie Rice on 18 December 1963 at Flagstaff, Arizona.

Family: Sallie Belle Martindale b. 12 Mar 1882, d. 3 Apr 1976

Claud Charles Rice

M, b. 13 October 1883, d. 14 March 1969

Claud and Evie Rice

  • Last Edited: 14 Oct 2016
  • Birth*: Claud Charles Rice was born on 13 October 1883 at Yoakum, Texas.
  • Marriage*: He married Evaline Bennett, daughter of William Edward Bennett and Permelia Jane Bell, on 25 November 1914 at DeWitt County.
  • Death*: Claud Charles Rice died on 14 March 1969 at College Station, Brazos County, at age 85 [died of congestive heart failure; coronary disease; arteriosclerosis; death certificate no 15532; informant George H. Draper, son-in-law].
  • Burial*: He was buried at Yoakum Cemetery, DeWitt County.
  • Occupation*: He was a boiler maker for the railroad.
  • Occupation: He was a boiler maker for the railroad.
  • (Witness) Census1900: The 1900 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Asa Samuel Rice's household; head/w/m/Sept/1846/53/married 31 years, born Texas, father born England, mother born Texas, farmer, home owned.

Family: Evaline Bennett b. 14 Sep 1894, d. 9 Dec 1943

Conard Barton Rice

M, b. 14 October 1917, d. 1 October 1987

Conard Barton Rice

  • Last Edited: 18 Oct 2016
  • Military*: He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II Company H, 138th Infantry. He served 16 months in Alaska and was discharged at Camp Sibert, Alabama.

Family: Jewell Pauline Johnson d. 27 Nov 1999

Cyprian Rice

M, b. 17 December 1691
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Family: Lydia Rice b. 6 Jun 1695, d. 10 Jan 1755

Damaris Rice

F, b. 20 July 1711
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Damaris Rice

F, b. circa 1688, d. 25 December 1769
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Damaris Rice was born circa 1688.
  • Death*: She died on 25 December 1769.

Daniel Rice

M, b. 8 November 1655, d. 14 July 1737
  • Last Edited: 12 Apr 2008
  • Note*: He house was one of those fortified against Indian attacks between 1711 and 1713.

Family: Bethiah Ward b. c 1658, d. 8 Dec 1721

Daniel Rice

M, b. 1 November 1632, d. before 10 November 1632
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Daniel Rice was born on 1 November 1632 at England.
  • Death*: He died before 10 November 1632.

Daniel Rice

M, b. 3 June 1684
  • Last Edited: 12 Apr 2008

Family: Elizabeth Taylor b. 1 Aug 1688

Daniel Oliver Rice

M, b. 23 July 1886, d. 11 January 1968

Daniel Oliver Rice's daughters
  • Last Edited: 11 Mar 2017
  • (Witness) Census1900: The 1900 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Oren Adelbert Rice's household; Rice, Oren A., head, w/m/July 1855/49, married 25 years, born Texas, father born Ohio, mother born Pen or Ten.
  • Census1930*: The 1930 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household DeWitt County, Texas.

Family: Vicki Pearl Smith b. 27 Dec 1890, d. 26 Feb 1972

Deborah Rice

F, b. 22 May 1704, d. before 1746
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Family: James Brown

Deborah Rice

F, b. 14 November 1697, d. 1 December 1725
  • Last Edited: 12 Apr 2008

Family: James Brown

Deenie Bell Rice

F, b. 20 September 1888, d. 24 February 1939

Deenie Bell Rice

  • Last Edited: 1 May 2017
  • Religion: She was a Baptist.
  • (Witness) Census1900: The 1900 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Oren Adelbert Rice's household; Rice, Oren A., head, w/m/July 1855/49, married 25 years, born Texas, father born Ohio, mother born Pen or Ten.

Family: Lee Floyd Granberry b. 8 Sep 1887, d. 14 Jun 1964

Dinah Rice

F, b. 1693
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Dorcas Rice

F, b. 29 January 1664, d. 24 March 1753
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Ebenezer Rice

M, b. 1 May 1671
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Ebenezer Rice was born on 1 May 1671.

Ebenezer Rice

M, b. 1714
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Edgar Davis Rice

M, b. 22 January 1927, d. 3 February 1991

Edgar Davis Rice

  • Last Edited: 13 Oct 2016
  • Military*: He served in the U. S. Army during World War II.

Family: Gloria Louise Pridgen b. 28 Jul 1926, d. 26 Mar 2006

Edmund Rice

M, b. 1663, d. 1726
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Edmund Rice was born in 1663.
  • Marriage*: He married Ruth Parker on 15 November 1692.
  • Death*: Edmund Rice died in 1726 leaving widow Hannah.

Family: Ruth Parker

Edmund Rice

M, b. 9 July 1688
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Edmund Rice was born on 9 July 1688.

Edmund Rice

M, b. 10 July 1725
  • Last Edited: 22 Jul 2007