James Rice

28 June 1744–1792 (Age 47)
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of James

When James Rice was born on 28 June 1744, in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Capt William Rice, was 36 and his mother, Phebe Tripp, was 34. He married Isabel Sherman on 16 October 1766, in Middletown, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1792, in Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

James Rice
1744–1792
Isabel Sherman
1741–1788
Marriage: 16 October 1766
Freelove Rice
1767–1770
Freelove Rice
1770–
Phebe Rice
1772–
John Rice
1777–1816
Elnathan Rice
1778–
Waite Rice
1785–1857

Spouse and Children

    Male1744–1792Male

    Isabel Sherman

    Female1741–1788Female

MARRIAGE
16 October 1766
Middletown, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
children

(6)

    Freelove Rice

    Female1767–1770Female

    Freelove Rice

    Female1770–Female

    Phebe Rice

    Female1772–Female

    John Rice

    Male1777–1816Male

    Elnathan Rice

    Male1778–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 32

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 32

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 37

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.

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)

  • James Rice in entry for Freelove Rice, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • James Price, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • James Rice in entry for Freelove Rice, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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