Edward Rice

M, b. 29 June 1672, d. 20 July 1741
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Edward Rice was born on 29 June 1672.
  • Marriage*: He married Lydia Fairbanks on 25 May 1702.
  • Death*: Edward Rice died on 20 July 1741 at age 69.

Deacon Edward Rice

M, b. 26 October 1622, d. 15 August 1712
  • Last Edited: 25 May 2011
  • Birth: Deacon Edward Rice was born in 1618 at Barkhamstead, England.
  • Christening*: He was christened on 26 October 1622 at Stanstead, Suffolk County, England, 26th per TAG, 20th per Rice Gen'l Register, under the name of Rise. Name given as Edmund, not Edward. Nonetheless, the ERA is convinced that Edward was the child baptised (and of course born) that year, and that he exaggerrated his age in later life.
  • Marriage*: He married Agnes Bent, daughter of John Bent and Martha (?), circa 1647.
  • Death*: Deacon Edward Rice died on 15 August 1712 at Marlborough, Massachusetts, at age 89 at about age 93. A 1712 obituary in the Boston News Letter gave the death year as 1711 and said he had been born in Berkhamstead in 1618. It also said he had 142 descendants at that time, of which 119 were living. It further said that Edward's brother Henry, who had died in Framingham in 1711, had a similarly large number of dsecendants.
  • Land Transaction*: He was in 1655 at Two Mile Grant.
  • Residence*: He resided in 1664 at Marlborough, Massachusetts; where he was a Deacon of the church.
  • Note: He declared age 47 in a paper filed in court on 2 October 1666 at Middlesex, Cambridge County, Massachusetts.
  • Land Transaction*: He and Deacon Edmund (2) Rice were Edward and Agnes Rice gave to their son, Edmund Rice of Sudbury, half of the farm lying within the bounds of Sudbury, "near the spring". (Edward has purchased som of this land from his father Edmund and some of the land from his brother Benjamin. John Rice of Sudbury, a brother of Edmund, had the choice half.) Deed recorded August 16, 1734 on 1 April 1686 at Sudbury, Massachusetts.
  • Note: Deacon Edward Rice elected Deacon in 1687 at Sudbury, Massachusetts.
  • Tax Rolls*: Assessed 8s'7d 1688 Marlborough, Massachusetts.
  • Note: He was questioned in court - aged 70y in 1692.

Family: Agnes Bent b. 12 Dec 1631, d. 1 Jun 1713

Edward Lee Rice

M, b. 30 June 1878, d. 30 October 1953

siblings: Eddie, Maggie, Ellen, Fannie, Claude, Ira Rice

  • Last Edited: 24 Jan 2012
  • Birth*: Edward Lee Rice was born on 30 June 1878.
  • Marriage*: He married Lucille Felton Haray.
  • Death*: Edward Lee Rice died on 30 October 1953 at age 75.
  • (Witness) Census1880: The 1880 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Asa Samuel Rice's household; age 33, wife Meary J, age 31; children Mary E, 10; Ann Elizabeth, 9; Oliver James, 7; Hermana Magdeline, 4; Edward Lee, 2.
  • Occupation*: Edward Lee Rice was an oil field worker in the Falfurrias area.

Family: Lucille Felton Haray

Effie Justin "E. J." Rice

M, b. 1 October 1887, d. 9 September 1973
  • Last Edited: 25 Jun 2008
  • Occupation*: He was a U. S. Postal Service letter carrier in DeWitt County, retired in 1957 after 39 years service.
  • (Witness) Census1900: The 1900 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of William Henry "Roane" Rice's household; Rice, William, head, w/m/Apr 1857/43, married 17 years, born Texas, father born Ohio, mother born New York, farmer, owned house, Mary E., wife, w/f/Aug 1858/41, 7 children, 6 living, born Texas, parents Germany, Jessie J., son, w/m/May 1885/15, born Texas, Effie J., son, w/m/Oct 1887/12, born Texas, Salina, daughter, w/f/July 1890/9, born Texas, Amelia, daughter, w/f/Feb 1893/7, born Texas, Eugene H. w/m/6 born Texas, Eva A. Harmes, niece, w/f/Sept 1889/11, born Texas, parents born Germany, John M. Ruston, grandfather, w/m/Aug 1817/82, born North Carolina, parents born Tennessee.
  • Occupation: Effie Justin "E. J." Rice was a school teacher at Center School #1 in DeWitt County for $55 per month in 1912.

Family: Bertha Pierce b. 23 May 1895, d. 1987

Eleazer Rice

M, b. 16 May 1692, d. after 1767
  • Last Edited: 12 Apr 2008

Eleazer Rice

M, b. 1709
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Elisha Rice

M, b. 2 December 1690, d. 10 March 1789
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Family: Martha Rice

Elisha Rice

M, b. 4 December 1679, d. before 19 October 1761
  • Father: Thomas Rice b. 26 Jan 1625/26, d. 16 Nov 1681
  • Mother: Mary King b. 1630, d. 22 Mar 1714/15
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Elisha Rice was born on 4 December 1679.
  • Death*: He died before 19 October 1761.

Elizabeth Rice

F, b. 2 October 1736
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Elizabeth Rice was born on 2 October 1736.

Elizabeth Rice

F, b. 26 October 1656, d. 22 December 1727
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Elizabeth Rice was born on 26 October 1656.
  • Marriage*: She married Peter Haynes on 2 January 1677.
  • Death*: Elizabeth Rice died on 22 December 1727 at age 71.

Family: Peter Haynes

Ellizabeth Rice

F, b. 9 December 1697, d. 28 December 1775
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Family: Ephraim How

Elnathan Rice

M, b. 28 January 1697/98, d. 28 October 1716
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Elva Eva Rice

F, b. 5 March 1907, d. 15 August 1987

Elva Eva (Rice) and Bill Gibson probably 1938
  • Last Edited: 14 Apr 2012

Family: Dwaine Lockwood b. 7 Dec 1905

Ephriam Rice

M, b. 28 October 1735, d. 1810
  • 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: Thankful Walker d. 5 Nov 1701

Ephriam Rice

M, b. 15 April 1665, d. 25 October 1732
  • Father: Thomas Rice b. 26 Jan 1625/26, d. 16 Nov 1681
  • Mother: Mary King b. 1630, d. 22 Mar 1714/15
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Ephriam Rice was born on 15 April 1665.
  • Marriage*: He married Hannah Livermore on 21 February 1689.
  • Death*: Ephriam Rice died on 25 October 1732 at age 67.

Ephriam Rice

M
  • Last Edited: 6 Aug 2006

Escar J. (Beck) Rice

M, b. 28 August 1913, d. 20 May 1997

Escar J. "Beck" Rice
  • Last Edited: 23 Oct 2011
  • Birth*: Escar J. (Beck) Rice was born on 28 August 1913.
  • Marriage*: He married Vacie (?); 2nd marriage.
  • Marriage: Escar J. (Beck) Rice married Vera Quinn.
  • Divorce*: Escar J. (Beck) Rice and Vera Quinn were divorced in 1972.
  • Death*: Escar J. (Beck) Rice died on 20 May 1997 at Lavaca County, Texas, at age 83.
  • (Witness) Census1930: The 1930 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Daniel Oliver Rice's household.
  • Military*: Escar J. (Beck) Rice served in the U. S. Army during World War II.

Family: Vacie (?) d. 1949

Esther Rice

F, b. 18 September 1665, d. 11 February 1737
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Esther Rice was born on 18 September 1665.
  • Marriage*: She married Daniel Hubbard on 1 November 1683.
  • Death*: Esther Rice died on 11 February 1737 at age 71.

Ethel Ruby "Goldie" Rice

F, b. 14 January 1900, d. 14 May 1963

Ethel "Goldie" Rice

  • Last Edited: 24 Jan 2012
  • (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: Vawdry Burtram Graham b. 7 Jun 1892, d. 21 May 1972

Eugene Herman Rice

M, b. 16 September 1894, d. 1 August 1960
  • Last Edited: 23 Nov 2011
  • Note*: Per Kraig Rice's interview with Truman C. Rice: Eugene & Dora Rice had a trunk in the attic of their old house filled with family records, old letters, and information of all kinds concerning the family tree. Then they built a new house next to their old house. They had to transfer everything from the old to the new house. They put the trunk on a bonfire they had going to burn up trash. That was an immeasurable loss.
  • Occupation*: He was an electrician.
  • (Witness) Census1900: The 1900 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of William Henry "Roane" Rice's household; Rice, William, head, w/m/Apr 1857/43, married 17 years, born Texas, father born Ohio, mother born New York, farmer, owned house, Mary E., wife, w/f/Aug 1858/41, 7 children, 6 living, born Texas, parents Germany, Jessie J., son, w/m/May 1885/15, born Texas, Effie J., son, w/m/Oct 1887/12, born Texas, Salina, daughter, w/f/July 1890/9, born Texas, Amelia, daughter, w/f/Feb 1893/7, born Texas, Eugene H. w/m/6 born Texas, Eva A. Harmes, niece, w/f/Sept 1889/11, born Texas, parents born Germany, John M. Ruston, grandfather, w/m/Aug 1817/82, born North Carolina, parents born Tennessee.
  • Military*: Eugene Herman Rice served during World War I serial # 1832801; served on the U.S.S. Georgia.

Family 1: Norene Dubose

Family 2: Deborah Lorette "Dora" Owen b. 4 Jun 1901, d. 25 Nov 1987

Eunice Rice

F, b. 25 December 1759
  • Father: Oliver Rice b. 7 Nov 1726, d. 23 Mar 1812
  • Mother: Lucy Rice b. 12 Feb 1732, d. 26 Mar 1809
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Eunice Rice was born on 25 December 1759.

Eunice Rice

F, b. 3 May 1688
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Eunice Rice was born on 3 May 1688.

Fannie Angeline Rice

F, b. 18 September 1885, d. 23 March 1943

Fannie (Rice) Tucker

  • Last Edited: 24 Apr 2007
  • (Witness) Census1900: The 1900 Federal Census enumerated her 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.
  • Occupation: Fannie Angeline Tucker was a nurse.

Felton O. Rice

M, b. 9 March 1905, d. 27 January 1960
  • Last Edited: 24 Jan 2012
  • Occupation*: He was a driller in the oil fields.

Frances Rice

M, b. 3 February 1670/71, d. circa 1767
  • Father: Thomas Rice b. 26 Jan 1625/26, d. 16 Nov 1681
  • Mother: Mary King b. 1630, d. 22 Mar 1714/15
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Frances Rice was born on 3 February 1670/71.
  • Death*: He died circa 1767.

Gershom Rice

M, b. 9 May 1667, d. 19 December 1768
  • Father: Thomas Rice b. 26 Jan 1625/26, d. 16 Nov 1681
  • Mother: Mary King b. 1630, d. 22 Mar 1714/15
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Gershom Rice was born on 9 May 1667.
  • Death*: He died on 19 December 1768 at age 101.

Gideon Rice

M
  • Last Edited: 6 Aug 2006

Grace Rice

F, b. circa 1652, d. 3 January 1653/54
  • Father: Thomas Rice b. 26 Jan 1625/26, d. 16 Nov 1681
  • Mother: Mary King b. 1630, d. 22 Mar 1714/15
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Grace Rice was born circa 1652.
  • Death*: She died on 3 January 1653/54.

Grace Rice

F, b. 15 January 1675, d. after 19 December 1768
  • Father: Thomas Rice b. 26 Jan 1625/26, d. 16 Nov 1681
  • Mother: Mary King b. 1630, d. 22 Mar 1714/15
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Grace Rice was born on 15 January 1675.
  • Death*: She died after 19 December 1768.

Griffith Rice

M, b. circa 1500, d. between 1556 and 1592
  • Last Edited: 13 May 2006
  • Note*: He was Sir Griffith. With the attachment of "Aprhys Rice" where the word "Aprhys" means "Son Of." It therefore means that Sir Griffith was the son of ? Rice. Griffith had the titel of Sir and his wife was Lady Catherine Howard.

Family: Catherine Howard Countess of Bridgew