Nathaniel Royce (Rice) (1639 - c.1726) MP

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Birthplace: Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
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About Nathaniel Royce (Rice)

Nathaniel Royce of New London and Wallingford, CT, born 1639

One of four brothers, sons of Robert Roys (Royce) and Elizabeth ____ who settled in Wallingford, CT.

Ens. Nathaniel Royce. Born on 24 Mar 1639 in Wallingford, CT. Nathaniel died in Wallingford, CT, on 8 Feb 1726; he was 86.31 Occupation: carpenter, joiner, blacksmith.

Nathaniel, of New London, freeman 1669, removed to Wallingford before 1674.

Married (1) Esther Moss (1765) , daughter of Cpl. John Moss (526) (ca 1604-31 Mar 1707) & Abigail Charles (-ca 1656), in Wallingford, CT on On 27 Oct 1673. Esther Moss was born on 2 Jan 1653[/4] in New Haven, CT. Esther died in Wallingford, CT, on 19 Jun 1677; she was 23.

Married (2) Sarah Lathrop, daughter of Hon. Samuel Lathrop (ca 1622-19 Feb 1700) & Elizabeth Scudder (31 Jul 1625-1 Mar 1699/1700), in Wallingford, CT on 21 Apr 1681. Born in Oct 1655 in Norwich, CT. Sarah died on 11 Nov 1706 in Wallingford, CT.

Married (3) at age 68, Hannah Wilcoxson, daughter of Joseph Wilcoxson (ca 1636-bef 1684) & Ann Sheather, in Wallingford, CT on 24 Aug 1707. Born on 19 Jan 1666 in Killingworth, CT. Hannah died in Wallingford, CT, on 6 Feb 1708; she was 42.

Married (4) Abigail Cook, daughter of Nathaniel Cook (ca 1625/1627-19 May 1688) & Lydia Vore (-14 Jun 1698), in Wallingford, CT on 25 Aug 1708. Born on 1 Mar 1659/60 in Windsor, CT.

Children with Esther Moss include:

  1. John Royce (Died soon) (11 Apr 1675-19 Jun 1677)
  2. Benjamin Royce (6 May 1677-20 Oct 1703)

Children with Sarah Lathrop include:

  1. Sarah Royce (3 Apr 1683-31 Jan 1733)
  2. Esther Royce (10 Sep 1685-14 Oct 1703)
  3. Love Royce (29 Jul 1687-)
  4. Elizabeth Royce (28 Dec 1689-2 Sep 1755)

Three of the Royce children married Lathrops. Nathaniel married Sarah Lathrop. His sister Ruth married John Lathrop. His brother Isaac married Elizabeth Lathrop.

The four sons, Nathaniel (second), Nehemiah (fifth), Samuel (sixth) and Issac (seventh) settled in Wallingford.

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Ens. Nathaniel Royce's Timeline

1639
March 24, 1639
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
April 1, 1639
Somerset, England
April 1, 1639
Somersetshire,,England
April 1, 1639
Somerset, England
April 1, 1639
Somersetshire, Eng
1660
1660
Age 20
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut
1673
October 27, 1673
Age 34
Wallingford, New Haven, Ct, Usa
1675
April 11, 1675
Age 36
Wallingford, Middlesex CO, CT
1677
May 6, 1677
Age 38
Wallingford, Connecticut
1681
April 21, 1681
Age 42
Wallingford, Connecticut