John Rice, Sr. (1651 - 1719) MP

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Birthplace: Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
Managed by: Thomas Edward Shirley
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About John Rice, Sr.

John Rice resided at Sudbury - now Wayland - on the easterly side of the road leading from Weston to Saxonville, and on part of the homestead of his grandfather Edmund Rice, not far distant from "the spring" near which was the residence of his brother, Deacon Edmund Rice.

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Source: A genealogical history of the Rice family, by Andrew Henshaw Ward, pp. 6, 17

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From "A Genealogical Register of Edmund Rice Descendants", compiled by The Edmund Rice (1638) Association, Inc.; privately printed for the Association by Charles E. Tuttle Company: Publishers, 1970, Rutland, VT

John Rice, born 20 Dec 1651, married Tabitha Stone of Sudbury 27 Nov 1674. Tabitha was the daughter of John (born about 1619) and Anna Stone; son of Deacon Gregory Stone, freeman 1636, and died at Cambridge, 30 Nov 1672, aged 82. She was born 29 May 1655 in Sudbury (MA).

John Rice resided at Sudbury (MA) (now Wayland), on the easterly side of the road leading from Weston to Saxonville, and on part of the homestead of his grandfather, Edmund Rice, not far distant from "the spring", near which was the residence of his brother, Deacon Edmund Rice. He died Sept. 6, 1719.

John Rice died intestate, and his widow, Tabitha, and son, Moses, were appointed administrators, 29 Jan 1719/20. Inventory was taken 17 Sep 1719. "Widow Tabitha, being aged and infirm, made oath at Weston." Her death date has not been learned.

Children:

John, born 29 Sept 1675, married Elizabeth Clapp

Anna, born 29 Aug 1678

Deliverance, born 14 Aug 1681, married John How, Jr.

Tabitha, born 25 Nov 1683

Prudence, born 26 Jul 1685

Abigail, born 27 Nov 1687, married Uriah Wheeler of

          Sudbury

Edward, born 23 Dec 1689, married Elgit, Rachel

Dinah, born 10 Feb 1691, married Joseph Haynes of

         Sudbury

Moses, born 27 Oct 1694, married Sarah King

Tamar, born 29 Sep 1697, married William Moore

Aaron, born 13 Aug 1700, married Hannah Wright -------------------- John Rice

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Birth: Dec. 20, 1651

Sudbury

Middlesex County

Massachusetts, USA

Death: Jul. 28, 1733

Sudbury

Middlesex County

Massachusetts, USA

Father of:

John,Ann,Deliverance,Tabitha,Edward,Dinah,Moses,Tamar,Aaron and Prudence Rice


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Parents:
 Edward Rice (1622 - 1712)
 Agnes Bent Rice (1631 - 1713)

Children:
 Prudence Rice Stevens (1685 - 1776)*

Spouse:
 Tabitha Stone Rice (1655 - 1720)

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John Rice, Sr.'s Timeline

1651
December 20, 1651
Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1674
November 27, 1674
Age 22
Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1675
September 29, 1675
Age 23
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1678
August 29, 1678
Age 26
Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1681
August 14, 1681
Age 29
Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA
1683
November 25, 1683
Age 31
Of Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1685
July 26, 1685
Age 33
Sudbury, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
1687
November 27, 1687
Age 35
Sudbury, Middlesex County, Dominion of New England
1689
December 23, 1689
Age 38
Sudbury, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
1691
February 10, 1691
Age 39
Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA