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Jonathan Rice

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Framingham, Middlesex, MA.
Place of Burial: Church Hill Cemetery, Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Rice, of Framingham and Elizabeth Rice
Husband of Martha Eames and Elizabeth Burley
Partner of Rebecca Watson
Father of Hezekiah Rice; Abraham Cornet Rice; Ezekiel Rice; Martha Rice; Bethalia Rice and 9 others
Brother of Mary Brigham; Elizabeth Brewer, of Sudbury, Middlesex County, MA; Hannah Taylor; Abigail Smith (Rice); Deacon David Rice, Deacon and 4 others

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About Jonathan Rice

Jonathan Rice married Martha Eames on 23 March 1674/75 at Sudbury Mass. the marriage is explicitly 75-6, which the death is explicitly 75, but Ward gives his opinion that the marriage record is the one in error.

Jonathan Rice married Rebecca Watson on 1 Nov 1677 at Sudbury Mass. (1679 per Cambridge records which do not mention Sudbury at all).

Jonathan Rice married Elizabeth Wheeler on 12 Feb 1609/91 at Sudbury Mass. Jonathan died 12 April 1725 at Framingham Mass. at the age of 70, in his 71st year according to his gravestone. He was buried at Church Hill Cemetery, Framingham, Mass.

Jonathan Rice was an innkeeper, operating a public house for many years at East Sudbury, Mass. He resided circa 1706 at Framingham, he moved in with his father after his mother died. He bought 38 acres at Salem End in Framingham from Benjamin Nurse and resold it to son Abraham in 1725 on 16 June 1707. He served as selectman in Framingham 10 times beginning 1708 and sat in the General Court in 1711 and 1720.

He left a will mentions wife: Elizabeth, sons: Jonathan, David, Henry, Hezekiah, Abraham, Ezekiel, Phineas, Richard, daughter Ann wife of William Cutler, Martha wife of James Whitney, Elizabeth wife of Daniel Pratt, Sarah, Abigail.

  • note: Genealogical Register of Emund Rice Descendants.

Burial: Church Hill Cemetery

   He was an innkeeper, operating a public house for many years at East Sudbury, MA.14 He resided circa 1706 at Framingham, MA, he moved in with his father after his mother died.15,14 He bought 38 acres at Salem End in Framingham from Benjamin Nurse and resold it to son Abraham in 1725 on 16 June 1707.15 He served as selectman in Framingham 10 times beginning 1708 and sat in the General Court in 1711 and 1720.14

Father: Henry Rice b: ABT. 1617 in England

Mother: Elizabeth Moore b: ABT. 1628

Marriage 1 Martha Eames

   * Married: 23 MAR 1675 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts 1 2

Marriage 2 Rebecca Watson b: ABT. 1657 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts

   * Married: 1 NOV 1677 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts 1 2

Marriage 3 Elizabeth Wheeler

   * Married: 12 FEB 1691 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts 1 2
Children
  1.  Ezekiel Rice b: 14 OCT 1700

Sources:

  1. Title: Ryan_Amidon.GED
     Repository:
     Media: Other
     Text: Date of Import: Nov 25, 2005
  2. Title: Ryan Amidon.FBK
     Repository:
     Media: Other
     Text: Date of Import: May 14, 2007
  3. Title: Vital Records of Framingham, Massachusetts to the year 1850
     Author: Baldwin, Thomas W. (compiler)
     Publication: N.E.H.G.S. Boston, Mass. 1911
     Note: If VR citation page # and text are present, they were transcribed by Ryan M. Amidon.
     Repository:
     Note: Ancestry.com
     Media: Book 
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Jonathan Rice's Timeline

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July 3, 1654
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
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Age 23
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Age 25
Sudbury, MA, USA
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