William Trice

Brief Life History of William

When William Trice was born in 1761, in Orange, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Edward Trice, was 23 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 4 sons and 4 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 Trice
Penelope Trice
James Trice
Robert Trice
Martha Trice
Frances Mary Trice

Sources (9)

  • William Trice, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • William Trice in entry for William Clark, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • William Trice, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

World Events (8)

1767 · Tryon Palace

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.


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1783 · A Free America

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

English (Kent): unexplained.

Probably also an altered form of German Treis .

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

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