Dorcas Rice

29 January 1664–24 March 1753 (Age 89)
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Dorcas

When Dorcas Rice was born on 29 January 1664, in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Edward Rice, was 41 and her mother, Agnes or Anne Bent, was 32. She married Deacon Thomas Forbush about 1692, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 24 March 1753, in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Deacon Thomas Forbush
1667–1738
Dorcas Rice
1664–1753
Marriage: about 1692
Aaron Forbush
1693–1752
Thomas Forbush
1695–1783
Tabitha Forbush
1699–1760
Rebeckah Forbush
1701–1777
Zerubabel Rice
1703–
Eunice Forbush
1704–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1692
Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dorcas Forbush, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Dorcus Forbush, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Doreas Rice, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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