Moses Maynard Rice

M, b. 12 May 1811, d. 14 February 1861
  • Last Edited: 22 Jul 2007

Family: Eliza (Ethel) Damon

Nahor Rice

M, b. 1699, d. 1704
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Nahum Rice

M, b. 3 September 1695
  • Last Edited: 7 Jan 2007
  • Note*: He was ill being stated as insane. An unnamed guardian was appointed on 24 January 1742.

Nancy "Emily" Rice1

F, b. 21 May 1878, d. 23 April 1961

Nancy "Emily" (Rice) Parker

  • Last Edited: 24 Jan 2012
  • (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 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.
  • Note*: Nancy "Emily" Parker had no children; name on death certificate is Nancy Emily Parker. She raised one girl. Her husband is no relation to Clem Parker.

Family: James Edward Parker b. 8 Nov 1876, d. 21 Nov 1960

Citations

  1. Was listed as Emily W. on 1900 census.

Nancy Ann "Nannie" Rice

F, b. 1 January 1866
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • (Witness) Census1870: The 1870 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of William Wilson Rice's household; Rice, William W., head, 35/m/w, stockraiser, real estate value 1,000, personal estate value 1,000, born Ohio, Ann, 29/f/w, born Alabama, Thomas, 27/m/w, stockdriver, born Texas, Martha, 23/f/w, born North Carolina, Nannie A., 5/f/w, born Texas, Sidney, 1/f/w, born Texas, Meranda Sermon, 13/f/w, born Louisaina, William Fatheree, 7/m/w, born Texas, Martha F Fatheree, 3/f/w, born Texas, Louise Fatheree, 9/12/f/w, born Texas.
  • (Witness) Census1880: The 1880 Federal Census enumerated her 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.

Family: Ben F. Frazer b. 1850

Nathan Rice

M, b. 18 June 1762, d. 18 January 1841

Nathan Rice tombstone, Rainbow Cemetery, Washington County, Ohio, marked by Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Father: Oliver Rice b. 7 Nov 1726, d. 23 Mar 1812
  • Mother: Lucy Rice b. 12 Feb 1732, d. 26 Mar 1809
  • Last Edited: 29 Sep 2013
  • Military*: He served in the Provencial Militia during Revolutionary War between 1779 and 1780 as a Private; on payroll of a company of volunteers who enlisted from Capt. Nathan Hamilton's Co., belonging to 3d Precinct in Brookfield, upon application to Committee of Safety of Brookfield by Samuel Webb, Conductor of Ordnance Stores at that place; service from Jan 1, 1779, to Feb 6, 1779, 1 mo. 6 days, under Lieut. Joseph Olmstead guarding magazine stores; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 1, 1780; age, 18 yrs; stature, 5 ft. 8 in; complexion, light; engaged for town of Brookfield; marched to camp July 1, 1780, under command of Ensign Joseph Miller; also, payroll for 6 months men raised by the town of Brookfield for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched June 30, 1780; discharged Dec 6, 1780; service, 5 mos. 14 days, including travel (150 miles) home. "He was a Minuteman during the Revolutionary War. He participated in the battles of Concord, Bunker Hill, and the Ticonderoga Campaign." DAR Member #65663. DAR Patriot Index Vol III, Index to the Spouses of Soldiers and Patriots: Jemima McClure - Nathan Rice I 566.
  • Census1803*: The 1803 Ohio State Census enumerated him as head of household on 1 July 1803 Waterford, Washington County, Ohio; Rice, Nathan, head; neighbors Andrew McCluer and John McCluer.
  • Note: He bought land from Anna Hart, wife of Josiah Hart on 30 January 1806 at Worster, Washington County, Ohio.
  • Note*: He bought land from Israel Putnam on 21 November 1806 at Worster, Washington County, Ohio.
  • Census1810*: The 1810 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1810 Adams Township, Washington County, Ohio; Rice, Nathan, head, males: 1 male up to 10 (Thomas ~9), 1 male 45 up (Nathan 48); females: 2 females to 10 (Lucy 3, Sabrina 7), 2 females 10-16 (Zilpha 10, Luceba 11), 1 female 45 up (Jemima 40).
  • Tax Rolls: Owned 180 acres in Rainbow survey 1810 Adams Township, Washington County, Ohio.
  • Land Transaction*: He was bought land from Josiah Hart on 11 April 1810 at Adams Township, Washington County, Ohio.
  • Land Transaction: He was bought land from Jordine Stone on 18 October 1810 at Washington County, Ohio.
  • Census1820*: The 1820 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on in 1820 Union Township, Washington County, Ohio, Rice, Nathan, head, males: under 10=1 (?), 16-26=1 (Thomas), 45 up=1 (Nathan); females: 10-16=1 (Lucy), 16-26=2 (Luceba, Sabrina), 45 up=2 (Jemima, ?). They had either relatives or boarders, (mother and son?), living with them. Two persons were involved in agriculture (Nathan and young man).
  • Tax Rolls*: Owned horses and cattle, no carriages between 1827 and 1837 Union Township, Washington County, Ohio.
  • Census1840*: The 1840 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1840 Union Township, Washington County, Ohio; Rice, Nathan, head, 1 male 70-80 (Nathan), females 1 10-15, 1 30-40, 1 60-70 (Jemima).
  • Will*: He left a will probated on on 19 May 1841 at Washington County, Ohio, giving all to his wife, Jemima Rice; and at her death, to his four children Zilphia, Thomas, Subrina and Lucy. Zilphia received 1/10th of the personal property; Thomas received $3.00 and all his wearing apparel; to Subrina went 1/2 of the personal property, same proportion to Lucy; all real estate went to Lucy after the death of Jemima. The estate's personal property was appraised at $144.27. The wearing apparel willed to Thomas consisted of 1 domestick frock coat & overcoat, 1 coat, 2 vests, 4 pair of pantaloons, 2 shirts, 4 pair of socks, 1 hat and 2 handkerchiefs, valued at $13.00.
  • Note: He migrated to Ohio possibly with the Swett's (spelling Sweete, etc.) of Newbury, Mass and the Hussey's.

Family: Jemima McClure b. 10 Sep 1770, d. 26 Sep 1850

Nathaniel Rice

M, b. 3 January 1660/61, d. 13 November 1726
  • 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*: Nathaniel Rice was born on 3 January 1660/61.
  • Death*: He died on 13 November 1726 at age 65.

Nellie Rice

F, b. 5 April 1903

Mrs Eddie (Kate?) Rice, Nellie and Lucille

  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Nellie Rice was born on 5 April 1903.

Noah Rice

M, b. circa 1705, d. 1 February 1759
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Noah Rice was born circa 1705.
  • Death*: He died on 1 February 1759.

Oliver Rice

M, b. 7 November 1726, d. 23 March 1812
  • Last Edited: 26 Nov 2010
  • (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.
  • Military: Oliver Rice served during Revolutionary War between 1775 and 1783 a Private in Lexington Alarm, April, 1775; Sergeant 4th Continental Infantry, 1st January to 31st December, 1776; Sergeant Major 9th Massachusetts, 1st March, 1777; Ensign, 2d June, 1778; Lieutenant, 5th September, 1780; transferred to 4th Massachusetts, 1st January, 1783, and served to 3d November, 1783.
  • Military*: He served during Revolutionary War on 30 June 1778 on the list of men, dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service credited to them, respectively, as returned by the committee chosen to make an average of the service rendered to the credit of the 3d Precinct of Brookfield; total amount of service rendered made to average 5 1/2 months for each single poll in said precinct; said Rice credited with 4 1/2 mos. service.
  • Will*: He left a will written October 26, 1803, probate date April 14, 1812: To my beloved wife Lucy Rice, farm, buildings, livestock and house, daughter Lois, $1.00; daughter Persis, $1.00; son Jesse, $36.00; daughter Eunice, $40.00; son Nathan, $27.00; son Josiah, $58.00; son Simeon, $7.00; son James $3.00; and all the real & personal property going to the youngest son, Phineas at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

Family: Lucy Rice b. 12 Feb 1732, d. 26 Mar 1809

Oliver Hugh Rice

M, b. 1 August 1830, d. before 16 May 1870

Marriage License of Oliver Rice and Amanda Courtney
  • Last Edited: 21 Oct 2013
  • Birth*: Oliver Hugh Rice was born on 1 August 1830 at Ohio.
  • Marriage*: He married Adeline Prudence Courtney, daughter of Truman Courtney and Amanda Garey, on 23 March 1854 at DeWitt County, Texas.
  • Death*: Oliver Hugh Rice died before 16 May 1870 at DeWitt County, Texas. The date that his widow, Adeline, married Abraham Bowen. Different family stories relate the death of Oliver Rice. One is that Oliver was helping build a log house. He was a powerful, stout man. He tried to stop a log from falling on some men by holding it up. He was killed when it fell on him, saving the others from injury. Another is from Sybil Northcutt, DeWitt and Lavaca County historian: Oliver and his son were cutting trees. One fell on Oliver and killed him.
  • Burial*: He was buried at Hollan Family Cemetery, Terryville, DeWitt County, Texas. Or on the private property of Rastch Wagener which is next to County Line Cemetery. There is no marker for Oliver at either cemetery . Family stories relate that the roads were too muddy to transport him to Alexander Cemetery for burial in the family plot.
  • (Witness) Census1850: The 1850 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Elizabeth Rice's household; Rice, Elizabeth, head, 45/f, born Ireland; Oliver, 20/m, farmer, born Ohio; Thomas, 8/m, born Texas.
  • (Witness) Estate: Oliver Hugh Rice witnessed the Estate of Elizabeth Rice on 8 July 1859 at DeWitt County, Texas; 'The State of Texas; Oliver Rice et al; County of DeWitt; Deed of Release: Know all men by these presents on the Eighth day of July, 1859, that we the undersigned Heirs of the Estate of Elizabeth Rice, deceased of said State and county. Withforth that we the undersigned Heirs of the Estate of the Said Elizabeth Rice do by these presents do bind ourselves and agree that the settlement that we have this day made in the Estate of the said Elizabeth Rice Shall be binding to each and all of us the Heirs of the said Elizabeth Rice and that we have this day made a fair and equal division of all the cattle of the said Estate and the Joseph Newman has in and for his son Leander Newman one of the Heirs of said Estate given unto Asa Asa Rice one of equal kin with Leander Rice all and every part and parcel of the said Leander Newman share in the said Estate forever-- Withforth that we the undersigned Heirs of the said Estate do hereby acknowledge by these presents the receipt of all or part and portion of all the property of the said Estate of Elizabeth Rice owned and we do by these presents receive it as a full and final settlement forever -- Whereunto we sit our hand this date above mentioned. Oliver Rice In Presence of (his mark) Amos A Hill; J S Newman; Joseph Bennett; A A Rice; T R Rice. The State of Texas: Personally appeared before me; County of DeWitt; James N Smith clerk of the County Court of said County: Amos A Hill; one of the subscribing witness to the foregoing instrument of writing who to me is well known and he after being duly sworn on his oath says that he is acquainted with all the party subscribing the same and that he saw each of them sign and seal the same and they acknowledge to be their act and deed for the purpose therein set forth and that they requested him to witness the same -- Given under my hand and seal of office at office in Clinton the 19th day of July A D 1859: James N Smith Cty Clerk. The State of Texas; County of DeWitt; I hereby certify that the above instrument of writing was filed in my office for record on Tuesday the 19th day of July A D 1859 at 10 oclock a m and that it was duly recorded in Record Book - - In Book H on page 455 on the same day and date as 11 oclock a m. Given under my hand and seal of office at office in Clinton this 19th day of July A D 1859.      James N Smith Cty Clerk.' This Deed of Release, Oliver Rice et al, was transcribed by Anita J. Cooper.
  • Census1860*: The 1860 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on 27 July 1860 DeWitt County, Texas; Rice, Oliver, head, 39/m/farmer, real estate value 186, personal estate value 1,200, born Ohio, Adaline, 21/f, born New York, Wm H., 3/m, born Texas, Aaron A.D., 5/m, born Texas, Oliver Jr., 1/m, born Texas.

Family: Adeline Prudence Courtney b. 21 Jun 1839, d. 23 Jun 1909

Oliver Hugh Rice Jr.

M, b. before July 1859, d. circa 1870
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • (Witness) Census1860: The 1860 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Oliver Hugh Rice's household; Rice, Oliver, head, 39/m/farmer, real estate value 186, personal estate value 1,200, born Ohio, Adaline, 21/f, born New York, Wm H., 3/m, born Texas, Aaron A.D., 5/m, born Texas, Oliver Jr., 1/m, born Texas.
  • Note*: Oliver Hugh Rice Jr. died when a tree fell on him, per interview of Truman Rice by Kraig Rice.

Oliver James (Ollie) Rice

M, b. 3 March 1873, d. 13 August 1895
  • Last Edited: 19 Feb 2014
  • Birth*: Oliver James (Ollie) Rice was born on 3 March 1873 at DeWitt County, Texas.
  • Marriage*: He married Lou Mills on 29 December 1892.
  • Death*: Oliver James (Ollie) Rice died on 13 August 1895 at Hamilton County, Texas, at age 22 Obituary:
    Ollie Rice departed this life August 13th, 1895, in Hamilton county Texas. Ollie was a noble man; was born in DeWitt county Texas, in March 1873, where he lived until 1894, when he moved to Hamilton county. To say that Ollie Rice was liked by all who knew him would hardly state the facts. He was honorable, industrious, sober and in every respect a perfect gentleman. He leaves a wife and one child, a father and mother, two brothers, five sisters and a host of friends to mourn his death. (Signed) A Friend.
    CARD OF THANKS.
    We hereby extend our sincere thanks to the good people of Hamilton county for their kindenss during the illness of our son, Ollie Rice. We will ever remember them for thier kindness. May the Lord bless you all. (Signed) Asa Rice & Wife.
  • (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.

Family: Lou Mills b. 13 Oct 1875

Oliver James Rice Jr.

M, b. 27 January 1896, d. 1 October 1897
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Oliver James Rice Jr. was born on 27 January 1896.
  • Death*: He died on 1 October 1897 at age 1.

Orbria Lawrence Rice

M, b. 19 September 1910, d. 1990
  • Last Edited: 23 Oct 2011
  • (Witness) Census1930: The 1930 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Daniel Oliver Rice's household.

Family: Edna Earl Agnew b. 31 Dec 1912, d. 9 Jan 2009

Oren Adelbert Rice

M, b. 8 July 1855, d. 25 January 1925

Oren and Mary Alice (Hodges) Rice

  • Last Edited: 2 Oct 2013
  • Birth*: Oren Adelbert Rice was born on 8 July 1855 at DeWitt County, Texas.
  • Marriage*: He married Mary Alice Hodges, daughter of Daniel Hodges and Mary (?), on 13 May 1875 at Goliad County, Texas.
  • Death*: Oren Adelbert Rice died on 25 January 1925 at Yoakum, DeWitt County, Texas, at age 69 of pneumonia.
  • Burial*: He was buried at Alexander Cemetery, DeWitt County, Texas, military style by the KKK per Mildred Parker Reinhardt. Mildred said she remembered it. She was about 6 yrs old when he died.
  • Obituary: Obituary from the Cuero Record: "Crossenville, Jan. 27. The death angel visited the Rice home taking away the beloved father and grandfather. Mr. Rice was laid to rest in the Alexander cemetery Monday afternoon, Jan 26, at 4 o'clock."
  • Description*: He was described as black hair, blue eyes, 5'8" tall.
  • Occupation*: He was a farmer and avid hunter.
  • (Witness) Census1860: The 1860 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Oliver Hugh Rice's household; Rice, Oliver, head, 39/m/farmer, real estate value 186, personal estate value 1,200, born Ohio, Adaline, 21/f, born New York, Wm H., 3/m, born Texas, Aaron A.D., 5/m, born Texas, Oliver Jr., 1/m, born Texas.
  • (Witness) Census1870: The 1870 Federal Census enumerated him 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.
  • Census1880*: The 1880 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on 9 June 1880 DeWitt County, Texas; 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.
  • Tax Rolls*: Oren Adelbert Rice is listed on DeWitt County tax rolls as having 117 acres, 2 horses, 22 mules, 2 cattle, 3 hogs for a total of $545 in 1885.
  • Note: He with W H Rice, J H Wood, A E Wood and his wife, all of DeWitt County, and J M Newman and his wife Mary E Newman, of Caldwell County, sold property located on the waters of Little Brushy Creek to Abraham Bowen for $200 (signed by O A Rice et al) on 2 June 1886 at Terryville, DeWitt County, Texas.
  • (Witness) Land Transaction: He witnessed the land transaction of Thomas Richard Rice on 20 April 1887; sold property inherited from Elizabeth Rice's estate to Mary A. Rice, widow of William W. Rice.
  • Census1900*: The 1900 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on 1 June 1900 Stratton, DeWitt County, Texas; Rice, Oren A., head, w/m/July 1855/49, married 25 years, born Texas, father born Ohio, mother born Pen or Ten.

Family: Mary Alice Hodges b. 16 Dec 1859, d. 12 Jan 1931

Oretha Mae Rice

F, b. 4 June 1915, d. 14 October 2005

Anita Cooper, Oretha Mae Rice, Davis Rice, Lee Cooper, Gloria Rice
  • Last Edited: 17 Sep 2006
  • Note*: She is godmother of niece, Priscilla Oretha Kelly.

Family 1: Ross Kelley

Orville Owen Rice

M, b. 21 May 1919, d. 4 January 1986

Kansas Wildlife Art Series, 1985, painting by Orville Rice
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Graduation*: He graduated from University of Texas.
  • Religion: He was a Baptist.
  • Note*: He was an architect for 33 years in Topeka. He took early retirement in 1981 to devote more time to bird watching, photography and painting. He was recognized by the Audubon Society as one of the top 10 bird artists in the nation, and in 1985 he won first place in the Kansas Wildlife Art Series competition in Print and Stamp. His paintings were exhibited in museums and art galleries in many states, and in shows sponsored by the National Audubon Society, Wilson Ornithological Society and American Ornithologists Union. Orville provided illustrations for six books and for issues of the Living Bird, a journal of the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. His painting of the greater prairie chicken was presented to the Topeka Public Library in 1980. Bird paintings he completed while in college are housed in the Texas Memorial Museum at Austin.

Family: Zora Wilkerson b. 14 Jan 1920, d. 5 Apr 2006

Oscar Qualquet Rice

M, b. 13 July 1910, d. 1986
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Note*: He [never married, no children].
  • (Witness) Census1930: The 1930 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Charles Allison Rice's household; 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.

Patience Rice

F, b. 20 October 1738, d. before 1772
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Patience Rice

F, b. 18 September 1760
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Peletiah Rice

M, b. 25 July 1694
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Family: Sarah Newton

Perez Rice

M, b. 23 July 1698, d. 14 December 1782
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Birth*: Perez Rice was born on 23 July 1698.
  • Death*: He died on 14 December 1782 at age 84.

Persis Rice

F, b. 1 April 1755
  • 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

Family: Samuel Olds

Captain Peter Rice

M, b. 24 October 1658, d. 28 November 1753
  • Father: Thomas Rice b. 26 Jan 1625/26, d. 16 Nov 1681
  • Mother: Mary King b. 1630, d. 22 Mar 1714/15
  • Last Edited: 26 Nov 2010
  • Note*: He DAR has no records on him. 1/28/2006.
  • Military*: He served during Colonial Militia in 1711 and "was the captain of the train-band, and one of the committee, in 1711, who designated the garrison houses in that town, and the heads of families that were to belong to them respectively, or resort to them in case of emergency"
    ...a commissioned officer in the colonial militia served practically for life; that the unit of military organization was the company othewise called the town training band or train-band and that the direct maintenance of military discipline depended upon the captains. These officers were clothed with considerable power. Promotion was also systematic and regular, and long service in any office the rule. The duties of any office, however dangerous, was considered as an obligation and an honor.
  • Residence*: He resided at Marlborough, Massachusetts, where Peter built, and his descendants for many generations occupied, the Peter Rice Homestead. This home is now the residence of the Marlborough Historical Society.

Family: Rebecca How b. 4 Feb 1668, d. 13 May 1749

Peter (3) Rice

M, b. 26 July 1734, d. 14 March 1814
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Peter Rice II

M, b. 24 September 1700, d. 20 February 1759
  • Last Edited: 26 Nov 2010

Family: Dinah Wolcott b. c 1707, d. 6 Mar 1785

Phineas Rice

M, b. 22 May 1768
  • Father: Oliver Rice b. 7 Nov 1726, d. 23 Mar 1812
  • Mother: Lucy Rice b. 12 Feb 1732, d. 26 Mar 1809
  • Last Edited: 9 Nov 2013

Family: Ruth Loomis

Priscilla Rice

F, b. 10 September 1708, d. 3 March 1792
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Priscilla Rice

F, b. 6 April 1692, d. 24 December 1721
  • Last Edited: 12 Apr 2008