William Trice

1761–1839 (Age 78)
Orange, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of William

When William Trice was born in 1761, in Orange, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Edward Trice, was 22 and his mother, Tabitha Harrison, was 21. He married Frances Patterson on 25 May 1788, in Orange, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1839, in Orange, Virginia, United States, at the age of 78.

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William Trice
Frances Patterson
Marriage: 25 May 1788
Zachariah Trice
William Trice
Penelope Penny Trice
Penelope Trice
James Trice
Martha Trice

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25 May 1788
Orange, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 6

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.

Age 15

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1783 · A Free America

Age 22

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 English (Kent): perhaps a variant of Treece .2 Altered spelling of German Treis, a topographic name for someone who lived by or owned an uncultivated piece of land used as pasture, from Middle Low German drīsch ‘fallow land’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word (in Hessian dialect treis), in Hesse or on the Mosel river. Alternatively, in some instances it may be from a short form of the personal name Andreas ( see Andrew ).

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

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  • William Trice, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • William Trice, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • William Trice, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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