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Daniel Rice was born 8 November 1655 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts to Edward Rice (1622-1712) and Agnes Bent (1631-1713) and died 6 July 1737 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Bethiah Ward (1658-1721) 10 February 1681 in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Biography

Born in Sudbury, family moved to Marlboro in 1661.

Will of Daniel Rice

The will of Daniel Rice, 05 May 1729, proved 19 Dec 1737. Gave to sons Daniel, Luke, Eleazer, Edward and Hopestill Wilson. To daus Bethiah Newton and Judith Rice. Edward Wilson executor. His wife, Elizabeth is not mentioned and has probably died at this point.

Family & Marriage

1st Marriage: Bethiah Ward

They were both from Marlboro families - so they probably got married there. They raised there family there. Bethiah Ward (1658-1721) died in 1721.

  1. Bethiah Rice (1682-) - md Jonathan Newton
  2. Daniel Rice (1684-) - md Elizabeth Taylor
  3. Judith Rice (1687-) - living unmarried in Mar 1720, when she was executrix of the will for her Aunt Hopestill Woods.
  4. Luke Rice (1689-1754) = md Rachel Stow
  5. Priscilla Rice (1692-1721) - b 06 Apr 1692, died unmarried 24 Dec 1721.
  6. Eleazer Rice (1695-) - md Thankful Fletcher
  7. Deborah Rice (1697-1725) - md James Brown as his 2nd wife.
  8. Hopestill Rice (1702-)

2nd Marriage: Elizabeth Wells

In 1725, he married Elizabeth Wells, widow of John Wheeler of Marlboro. He died in 1737 (age 82). John Wheeler originally married Elizabeth Wells in 1684 and died at Marlboro in 1721.



Children


Offspring of Daniel Rice and Bethiah Ward (1658-1721)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Bethiah Rice (1682-)
Daniel Rice (1684-)
Judith Rice (1687-)
Luke Rice (1689-1754) 30 November 1689 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 4 July 1754 Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts Rachel Stowe (1690-1771)
Priscilla Rice (1692-1721)
Eleazer Rice (1695-)
Deborah Rice (1697-1725)
Hopestill Rice (1702-)



Siblings


Offspring of Edward Rice (1622-1712) and Agnes Bent (1631-1713)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Lydia Rice (1648-1648)
Lydia Rice (1649-1723) 10 December 1649 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 24 September 1723 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts John Woods (1641-1716)
John Rice (1651-1719) 20 December 1651 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 6 September 1719 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Tabitha Stone (1655-1726)
Edmund Rice (1653-1719) 9 December 1653 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 25 September 1719 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Joyce Russell (1660-1719)
Daniel Rice (1655-1737) 8 November 1655 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 6 July 1737 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bethiah Ward (1658-1721)
Elizabeth Wells (c1660)
Caleb Rice (1658-1658)
Jacob Rice (1660-1746) 1 March 1660 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 30 October 1746 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Mary Barrett (1672-1752)
Anna Rice (1661-1731) 19 November 1661 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 2 May 1731 Westborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Thomas Rice (1654-1747)
Dorcas Rice (1664-1753) 29 January 1664 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 24 March 1753 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts Thomas Forbush (1667-1738)
Benjamin Rice (1666-1749) 22 December 1666 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 23 February 1749 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Mary Graves (1669-1736)
Abigail Rice (1671-1788) 9 May 1671 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 22 August 1788 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts Samuel Forbush (1674-1766)


References

  • The Genealogical History of the Descendants of Deacon Edmund Rice - pg 19/20, publ 1858 by Andrew H Ward. Free on Google Books.

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