Mehitabel Bryant

1779–1869 (Age 90)
Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mehitabel

Mehitabel Bryant was born in 1779, in Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States as the daughter of Samuel Bryant and Phebe Dickerson. She married Oliver Rice in 1797. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1869, in Granby, Essex, Vermont, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Rice
Mehitabel Bryant
Marriage: 1797
Anna Rice or Royce
Samuel Bryant Rice
Almira Irena Rice
Abraham Webster Rice
Lorinda Rice
Daniel Rice or Royce

Spouse and Children



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Phebe Dickerson





    Roxana Briant


    Tirzah Bryant


    Samuel Bryant


World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 2

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Age 24

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southwestern England): variant of Bryan .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mahelabel Rice in household of Abram Rice, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mehitabel Rice in household of Abram W Rice, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mehitable Bryant in entry for Daniel Rice, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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