Beulah Harriet Rice

23 November 1716–4 December 1780 (Age 64)
Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Beulah Harriet

When Beulah Harriet Rice was born on 23 November 1716, in Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, James Rice, was 47 and her mother, Sarah Stone, was 40. She married Moses Leonard in 1734, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 4 December 1780, in Warwick, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Moses Leonard
Beulah Harriet Rice
Marriage: 1734
Beulah Leonard
Moses Leonard
Mercy Leonard
Samuel Leonard
Lucy Leonard
Jonas Leonard
Jonas Lenard
Francis Leonard
Job Strong Leonard
Noah Leonard
Capt John Leonard
Sarah Lenard

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Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States


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Age 60

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 60

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: variant of Reese .2 Americanized spelling of German Reis .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bulah Lenard in entry for Jonas Lenard, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Beulah Lenard in entry for Samuel Lenard, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Beulah Lenard in entry for Francis Lenard, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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