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Dangerfield Rice

Birthdate: (52)
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death: June 15, 1827 (52)
Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Rice, I and Elizabeth 'Sally' Rice
Husband of Margaret Rice and Nancy Celeste Helen Rice
Father of Sally Brown; Prudence Rice; Pleasant Rice and Captain James Porter Rice, (CSA)

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About Dangerfield Rice

Birth: Mar. 8, 1775 Virginia, USA Death: Jun. 15, 1827 Lexington Lafayette County Missouri, USA

Husband of Nancy Celeste Helen Brown — married 1808 in Tennessee

Husband of Margaret Looney — married 1796 in Hawkins Co., TN

Father of: • Anna Whitehead • John Madison Rice • Martha Rice • Mary Grant • Melissa Gilliland • Nancy C Newton • Sarah Polly Brown • Prudence Ingram • Pleasant Rice • James Porter Rice • Hugh Fielding Rice

Son of John Rice Sr and Elizabeth Elsbury

Brother of: • John Hill Rice • William Henry Rice Sr • Edmond Rice • Millicent Bartlett • Isaac Rice • Anney Rice • Polly Rice • Shelton Rice • Rueben W. Rice • Drury Rice • Agness Rice • Elizabeth Rice Stubblefield

Lafayette Co. (formerly Lillard Co.), MO, Record of Will s, pp 83-88; 1825-1827; Written 6 Oct 1825, Lillard Co., MO, Filed and recorded in County Clerk's Office, 28 & 29 Jun 1827;

NOTE: Daus. Sally Brown and Prudy Ingram and Son, Pleasant Rice ... ten dollars "a peace;" Sons James P. Rice, Hugh F. Rice, and John M. Rice ... all my land to wit one section equaly divided between them at the death or marriage of my wife Nancy Rice. Wife to have use of land to raise the children and school them. Wife to have all moveable and purchasable property at her disposal to divide equally between Daus., Mary Rice, Anna Rice, Melissa Rice, Martha Rice, as they come of age.

Exrs. John Wallace and Wm. Smithe . Wit.: Hugh Brown, Henry Clemmons, Wm. Purtle, Samuel Telford.

Dangerfield and Duck River

Dangerfield and Nancy Rice lived for a time in Bedford Co., Tennessee, on the Duck River near Shelbyville. Dangerfield, Nancy, and the younger children moved to Missouri, arriving there about the time the territory achieved statehood in 1821. They settled in what was then called Lillard Co., Missouri but later became Lafayette Co. Dangerfield Rice died there in 1827 and supposedly was buried on or near his farm.

John Rice Sr. named 12 children in his will, and probably listed them in birth order; otherwise he probably would have grouped the sons together and the daughters together. The 9th individual named in the will was Dangerfield Rice. Dangerfield Rice was born in 1775. He definitely lived in Hawkins Co., Tenn. because that is where he married his first wife, Margaret Looney. She died there and he then married Nancy Brown.

Family links:

 John Rice (1750 - 1811)
 Elizabeth Elsbury Rice (1743 - 1795)

 Sally Rice Brown (1797 - 1874)*
 Pleasant Rice (1803 - 1892)*
 Melissa Rice Gilliland (1813 - 1902)*
 James Porter Rice (1816 - 1892)*
 John M Rice (1823 - 1910)*

 Dangerfield Rice (1775 - 1827)
 Elizabeth Rice Stubblefield (1791 - 1837)**
  • Calculated relationship
    • Half-sibling

Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial Specifically: Near his farm in Lafayette County Missouri, USA

Created by: Marie Ward Mills Record added: Jun 20, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 92253408

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Dangerfield Rice's Timeline

March 8, 1775
February 12, 1797
Age 21
Bedford County, Tennessee, United States
February 12, 1801
Age 25
March 7, 1803
Age 27
Tennessee, United States
August 22, 1816
Age 41
Bedford, Bedford County, Tennessee, United States
June 15, 1827
Age 52
Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri, United States