Genealogy Projects tagged with Rice on the Geni Family Tree

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  • John Rice of Dedham Ancestry

    Background The English origins of immigrant John Rice, of Dedham, Massachusetts, have never been identified. Geni user Dale Rice has a family tradition that John Rice was a descendant of the Tudor dynasty. This project explores that tradition and attempts to identify sources that would prove the ancestry of John Rice. Biographical Summary The first confirmed record of John Rice was his 16...

  • Sullivan's Island, SC: Port of Entry for Enslaved Africans

    This project is about Sullivan's Island as the African-American Ellis Island Summary South Carolina's Lowcountry holds a major place of importance in African-American history for many reasons, but perhaps most importantly as a port of entry for people of African descent. According to several historians, anywhere from 40 to 60 percent of the Africans who were brought to America during the ...