Lydia Rice

F, b. circa 1657, d. 26 May 1718
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Lydia Rice was born circa 1657.
  • Death*: She died on 26 May 1718.

Lydia Rice

F, b. 24 May 1690
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Lydia Rice was born on 24 May 1690.

Maggie Nora Rice

F, b. 8 March 1876, d. 1 October 1895

siblings: Eddie, Maggie, Ellen, Fannie, Claude, Ira Rice
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2008
  • Birth*: Maggie Nora Rice was born on 8 March 1876 at DeWitt County, Texas.
  • Death*: She died on 1 October 1895 at age 19.
  • Note*: Her name is "M. A. Rice" and birth date is Feb 2, 1882 per Jim Fatheree's copy of family bible.

Margaret Rice

F
  • Last Edited: 22 Jul 2007

Margurett M. (Margie) Rice

F, b. 17 April 1916

Margurett M. (Margie) Rice

  • Last Edited: 25 Nov 2011

Family: George Henry Draper b. 22 Apr 1912

Marilyn Joyce Rice

F, b. 26 June 1929, d. 14 July 1929
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Marilyn Joyce Rice was born on 26 June 1929 at DeWitt County, Texas.
  • Death*: She died on 14 July 1929.

Mark Rice

M
  • Last Edited: 22 Jul 2007

Martha Rice

F
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Family: Elisha Rice b. 2 Dec 1690, d. 10 Mar 1789

Martha Rice

F
  • Last Edited: 13 May 2006

Family: Thomas Cole

Martha Ann Rice

F, b. 8 November 1900, d. 1 September 1968

Martha (Rice) Wiley

  • Last Edited: 5 Dec 2009

Family: William M. Wiley b. 1 May 1900

Mary Rice

F, b. 20 October 1734
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • (Witness) Will: She 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.

Mary Rice

F, b. 6 August 1669, d. 22 October 1736
  • Last Edited: 26 Nov 2010
  • Note: She was also known as Mary Graves; (in error). She was named incorrectly in Ward's the Rice Family. Note that the marriage specified by WARD is apparently in error and that the Rice Genealogical Register line has the correct line. The Sudbury VR lists the marriage of Benjamin Rice and Mary (Chamberlain) Graves on 1 april 1691. This would be the Benjamin Rice born 1640 at Sudbury. The Marlborough VR lists the marriage of Benjamin Rice and Mary Rice on 15 Nov 1692. This would be the Benjamin Rice born 1666 at Marlborough as shown here.

Family: Benjamin Rice b. 22 Dec 1666, d. 23 Feb 1748/49

Mary Rice

F, b. 23 August 1619, d. before 1638
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Mary Rice was born on 23 August 1619 at England.
  • Death*: She died before 1638.

Mary Rice

F, b. 4 September 1656, d. 22 August 1733
  • 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*: Mary Rice was born on 4 September 1656.
  • Marriage*: She married Joseph White in 1678.
  • Death*: Mary Rice died on 22 August 1733 at age 76.

Family: Joseph White

Mary Rice

F, b. 23 May 1739
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 2012
  • Marriage*: Mary Rice married Paul Hazelton.
  • Birth*: Mary Rice was born on 23 May 1739.

Family: Paul Hazelton

Mary Rice

F
  • Last Edited: 18 Jun 2008

Mary Rice

F, b. 8 April 1767, d. 15 June 1797
  • Last Edited: 10 Jan 2007
  • Note*: She Children of Mary Rice and Lewis Brigham:
    Asa Brigham+
    Susanna Brigham+
    Sally Brigham
    Abigail Brigham.

Family: Lewis Brigham b. 24 Mar 1756, d. 22 Feb 1803

Mary Rice

F
  • Last Edited: 22 Jul 2007

Mary Adeline "Addie" Rice

F, b. 28 March 1876, d. 26 January 1945

"Addie" (Rice) and Marshall Cooper

  • Last Edited: 12 Jul 2012
  • Birth*: Mary Adeline "Addie" Rice was born on 28 March 1876 at DeWitt County, Texas; Probate Birth record, Book 1, #564 of Sylvester Adelbert Cooper: Mary Adeline Rice born DeWitt County, Texas, age 27 on11/29/1903, signed by Mary A. Cooper in 1943; Probate birth record, Book 12, # 293 of Amy Gertrude Cooper, (11/18/1900) Mary Adeline Rice, born Uvalde County, TX, age 22, signed by Marshall Jerone (his mark) Cooper in 1958; William Earl Cooper-Mary Adeline Rice, 30, born DeWitt County, Texas, signed by Mary Addline Cooper on Feb 20, 1843; Newell & Jewell Cooper (Mar 25, 1910).
  • Marriage*: She married Marshall Jerone Cooper, son of Sylvester Cooper and Amy Harriet Marshall, on 7 February 1900 at Cuero, DeWitt County, Texas.
  • Death*: Mary Adeline "Addie" Cooper died on 26 January 1945 at Houston, Harris County, Texas, at age 68.
  • Burial*: She was buried at Hollywood Cemetery, Houston, Texas.
  • Obituary: Her obituary read: "Mrs. Marshall J. Cooper, 68, of 4407 Chapman Street, died in a local hospital at 2:30 a.m. Friday. She was born in Uvalde County and had lived in Houston 16 years. Survivors are her husband, Marshall J. Cooper; three daughters, Mrs. J. S. Elkins and Miss Jewel Cooper of Houston, Mrs. Effie Dodd of Bertram; six sons, Sylvester, Earl, Lee, Newel, Harper and E. J. Cooper, all of Houston; four sisters, Mrs. Emily Parker, Mrs. Ethel Graham of Houston and Mrs. Lillie Parker and Mrs. Nora Williams of Cuero; three brothers, Jim Rice of Houston, Van Rice and Truman Rice of Yoakum. Funeral services at 3:30 Sunday in the Fogle-West Chapel, with Rev. M. A. Treadwell, assisted by Rev. W. E. Jones, officiating. Burial in Hollywood Cemetery. Pallbearers: Alden Foster, J. E. Hanna, L. A. Larry, Roy Fincher, Tommy Goddard and Dane Mason."
  • Residence*: She resided at 4407 Chapman St., Houston, Texas.
  • (Witness) Census1880: The 1880 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Oren Adelbert Rice's household; Rice, Oren A., head, w/m/24, farmer, born Texas, father born Ohio, mother born Ireland, Alice, wife, w/f/20, born Texas, father born Alabama, mother born Illinois, Mary A., daughter, w/f/4, born Texas, Nancy E., daughter, w/f/2, born Texas.
  • (Witness) Census1900: The 1900 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Marshall Jerone Cooper's household; Cooper, Marshall, head, w/m/Aug 1872/27/married 1 year, born Texas, father born Mississippi, mother born Mississippi, farmer, rent, farm, Addie, wife, w/f/1876/24/married 1 year, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, Harriet, mother, w/f/1835/65/widowed, born Mississippi, father and mother born Mississippi.
  • (Witness) Birth: Mary Adeline "Addie" Rice witnessed the birth of Sylvester Adelbert "Curley" Cooper on 29 November 1903 at DeWitt County, Texas.
  • (Witness) Birth: Mary Adeline "Addie" Rice witnessed the birth of William Earl Cooper on 8 February 1906 at Stratton, DeWitt County, Texas.
  • (Witness) Birth: Mary Adeline "Addie" Rice witnessed the birth of Jewel Lillie Cooper on 25 March 1910 at Nursery, Victoria County, Texas.
  • (Witness) Birth: Mary Adeline "Addie" Cooper witnessed the birth of Newel Willie Cooper on 25 March 1910 at Nursery, Victoria County, Texas.
  • (Witness) Census1910: The 1910 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Marshall Jerone Cooper's household; Cooper, Marshall, head, m/w/37, married 10 years, born Texas, father and mother born Alabama, farmer, renter, Addie M., wife, f/w/34, 7 children, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, Amy G., daughter, f/w/9, born Texas, Effie, f/w/8, born Texas, Sylvester, son, m/w/6, born Texas, Earl W.m/w/4, born Texas, Lee D., son, m/w/2, born Texas, Jewell, daughter, f/w/ 0/12, born Texas, Newell, son, m/w/0/12, born Texas, Amy H, mother, f/w/74, 7 children, 5 alive, born Alabama, father and mother born North Carolina.
  • (Witness) Birth: Mary Adeline "Addie" Rice witnessed the birth of Edward Jerome "E. J." Cooper on 12 January 1915 at Victoria County, Texas; affidavit A signed by Mary Addieline Cooper on the 13th day of Sept, 1943; affidavit B signed by Robert B. Flowers on 13th Sept, 1943.
  • Note*: Mary Adeline "Addie" Cooper and Marshall Jerone Cooper moved to Houston. in 1929.
  • Residence: Mary Adeline "Addie" Rice and Marshall Jerone Cooper resided between 1929 and 1930 at 13 Anderson, Houston, Texas; with parents, Marshall and Mary A., grandmother, Harriet (widow Sylvester), sister Jewell, brothers Harper and E.J. Lee was an agent for Reliable Life & Accident Insurance Company. In the 1930-31 Houston City Directory, he is listed at 130 (14) Anderson with Harper, Effie, Jewel and grandmother Harriet.
  • Residence: Mary Adeline "Addie" Rice and Marshall Jerone Cooper resided between 1929 and 1930 at 13 Anderson St, Houston, Texas; was a quill winder for narrow fabrics at the Houston Textile Mills; renter.
  • Residence: Mary Adeline "Addie" Rice and Marshall Jerone Cooper resided between 1930 and 1931 at 111 Anderson, Houston; was a textile worker for Houston Textile Mills; homeowner.
  • (Witness) Census1930: The 1930 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Marshall Jerone Cooper's household; Cooper, Marshall, head, renter, monthly rent 20, married, age at first marriage 28, cannot read and write, night watchman, textile mill, Mary A, wife, f/w/54, age at first marriage 24, can read and write, born Texas, father and mother born Texas, Lee, son, m/w/22, born Texas, insurance agent, Jewel, daughter, f/w/20,born Texas, textile mill filler, Harper, son, m/w/17, born Texas, textile mill napper.
  • (Witness) Census1940: The 1940 Federal Census enumerated Mary Adeline "Addie" Rice as a member of Marshall Jerone Cooper's household; owned house, value $750; retired.
    Jewel worked at a box factory, laying cleats.

Family: Marshall Jerone Cooper b. 23 Aug 1872, d. 1 Jul 1961

Mary Alma Rice

F, b. 8 February 1893
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Marriage*: Mary Alma Rice married (?) McCaslan.
  • Birth*: Mary Alma Rice was born on 8 February 1893.

Family: (?) McCaslan

Mary Elizabeth Rice

F, b. 17 May 1866, d. 6 September 1897
  • Last Edited: 23 Jul 2011
  • (Witness) Census1870: The 1870 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Abraham Bowen's household; Bowen, Abraham, head, 20/m/w, stockraiser, personal estate value 1,150, born Texas, married May, 1870, Adeline, 50/f/w, born New York, Orrin Rice, 15/m/w, born Texas, William Rice, 12/m/w, born Texas, Amanda Rice, 9/f/w, born Texas, Mary, 4/f/w, born Texas.
  • (Witness) Census1880: The 1880 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Abraham Bowen's household; Bowen, Abraham, head, w/m/30, farmer, born Illinois, father born Texas, mother born Illinois, Adeline P., wife, w/f/40, born New York, father born New York, mother born Pennsylvania, Daniel H., son, w/m/10, born Texas, Dora Alice, daughter, w/f/5, born Texas, David, son, w/m/2, born Texas, Rice, Mary E., step-daughter, w/f/14, born Texas, father born Ohio, mother born New York.
  • Land Transaction*: Mary Elizabeth Newman sold property to Abraham Bowen (signed by J M Newman and Mary Newman - her mark) on 2 June 1886 at Caldwell County, Texas.
  • Land Transaction*: She bought land from Abraham Bowen for $250 on 22 October 1896 at DeWitt County, Texas.

Family: James Milton Newman b. 16 Oct 1859, d. 9 May 1938

Mary Ellen Rice

F, b. 26 November 1869, d. 3 December 1954

siblings: Eddie, Maggie, Ellen, Fannie, Claude, Ira Rice
  • Last Edited: 6 Dec 2008
  • (Witness) Census1870: The 1870 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Asa Samuel Rice's household; head, 24/m/w, farmer, personal estate value 300, born Texas, Mary J., 21/f/w, born Texas, Mary E., 9/12(Oct)/f/w, born Texas.
  • (Witness) Census1880: The 1880 Federal Census enumerated her 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.
  • (Witness) Census1900: The 1900 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of William B. Layton's household; Layton, William B., head, w/m/Jan 1861/39, married 0 years, born Texas, father born Missouri, mother born Missouri, Ellen, wife, w/f/Nov 1869/30, born Texas, father born Texas, mother born Texas, Amates, father, w/m/Sept 1821/78, married 45 years, born Missouri, father born Maryland, mother born Maryland, Matilda, mother, w/f/Dec 1823/76, born Missouri, father born Kentucky, mother born Missouri.

Family: William B. Layton b. Jan 1861, d. 6 Dec 1924

Mary L. Rice

F, b. 1830, d. after 14 September 1850
  • Last Edited: 2 Jun 2008
  • (Witness) Census1850: The 1850 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of Joseph Austin Newman's household; Newman, Joseph A., head, 22/m/farmer, real estate value 600, born Texas; M. L., 20/f, born Ohio; Asa, 4/m, born Texas; L. G., 1/m, born Texas.

Family 1:

Family 2: Joseph Austin Newman b. 2 Oct 1827, d. 19 Nov 1872

Mary Louise Rice

F, b. 27 June 1935, d. 17 November 2008
  • Last Edited: 23 Oct 2011
  • Birth*: Mary Louise Rice was born on 27 June 1935.
  • Death*: She died on 17 November 2008 at Austin, Texas, at age 73.

Matthew Rice

M, b. 1629, d. 1717
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Matthew Rice was born in 1629 at England.
  • Marriage*: He married Martha Lamson on 7 July 1654.
  • Death*: Matthew Rice died in 1717.

Family: Martha Lamson

Deacon Matthias Rice

M, b. 4 April 1706, d. 13 February 1764
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Family: Anna Bigelow

Meriam Rice

F, b. 17 February 1741/42
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Miriam Rice

F, b. 26 November 1724
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • (Witness) Will: Miriam Rice 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 1: (?) Nowell

Family 2: Amos Hamilton

Montrose Madison Rice

M, b. 29 June 1913, d. 26 June 1989
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 2012
  • Military*: He served in the U. S. Navy for 30 years, retired as a Chief Warrant Officer 2 in 1962.

Family: May Marie Bering d. Feb 1994

Moses Rice

M, b. 1704, d. 1704
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006