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Deacon Edmund Rice

Male Abt 1594 - 1663  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Edmund Rice 
    Title Deacon 
    Born Abt 1594  Barkhamstead, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Emigration Abt 1639  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    They settled in Sudbury, Massachusetts. 
    Office Held 1639  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was elected a Selectman. He served again in 1641 and later. 
    Proprietor 1639  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Freeman 13 May 1640  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Office Held 1646  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    He was appointed on of the Commissioners to End Small Causes. 
    History 3 Apr 1656 
    He deposed 3 (2) 1656 at the age of about 62 years. 
    Moved to say 1660  Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He may have removed to Marlborough late in life as he signed the petition for incorporation of Marlborough. 
    Died 3 May 1663  Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Estate Administered 16 Jun 1663 
    His estate was signed 16 (4) 1663 by his widow, Mercy, eight elder and two younger children and was valued at £567 14/8d and the house at £170. 
    Buried Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I492  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2018 

    Family 1 Thomasine Frost,   c. 11 Aug 1600, Stanstead, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1654, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1618  Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Agency: St. Mary's Parish  
    Children 
     1. Marie Rice,   c. 23 Aug 1619, Stanstead, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Henry Rice,   c. 13 Feb 1620/21, Stanstead, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1710/11, Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)  [Birth]
     3. Edward Rice,   c. 20 Oct 1622, Stanstead, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1712, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Thomas Rice,   c. 26 Jan 1625/26, St James, Stanstead, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1681, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)  [Birth]
     5. Lydia Rice,   c. 9 Mar 1627/28, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1675, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)  [Birth]
     6. Matthew Rice,   c. 28 Feb 1629, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1717, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)  [Birth]
     7. Daniel Rice,   c. 1 Nov 1632, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1632, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Birth]
     8. Samuel Rice,   c. 12 Nov 1634, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1684/85, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)  [Birth]
     9. Edmund Rice,   b. 1638, at sea Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     10. Joseph Rice,   c. 13 Mar 1637/38, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1700  (Age ~ 62 years)  [Birth]
     11. Benjamin Rice,   b. 31 May 1640, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1713, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mercy Hurd,   d. 28 Dec 1693, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1 Mar 1655  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Children 
     1. Ruth Rice,   b. 29 Sep 1659, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. baby boy Rice,   b. Before 10 May 1662,   d. young  [Birth]
     3. Ann Rice,   b. 19 Nov 1661  [Birth]
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Agency: St. Mary's Parish - 15 Oct 1618 - Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - They settled in Sudbury, Massachusetts. - Abt 1639 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was elected a Selectman. He served again in 1641 and later. - 1639 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProprietor - 1639 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 13 May 1640 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was appointed on of the Commissioners to End Small Causes. - 1646 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1655 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - He may have removed to Marlborough late in life as he signed the petition for incorporation of Marlborough. - say 1660 - Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 May 1663 - Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1200] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Phineas Rice", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume X, 1856).

    2. [S451] Martyn, Charles. The William Ward Genealogy - The History of the Descendants of William Ward of Sudbury, Mass. 1638-1925, (New York: Artemas Ward, 1925).

    3. [S88] Paige, Lucius R. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register , (Boston: H. O. Houghton and Company, 1877).

    4. [S1208] Porter, Harold F. "The Strutt Ancestry of Thomasine Frost Wife of Edmund Rice of Sudbury, Mass." , (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist volume LXI, 1985).

    5. [S981] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Sudbury Records", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVII, 1863).