Hezekiah RICE

HAIRSTON.org ID#5641, b. about 1758, d. September 1803
Birth*The 1800 census indicates he was born between 1756 and 1774. If his son William was born about 1778 and assuming Hezekiah was at least 21 to get married, his birth date would be about 1756.1 
Marriage*Hezekiah RICE married Mary SAUNDERS on 15 March 1783 in Virginia.2,3 
Property*31 May 1784 Ninety Six District, South Carolina - Hezekiah Rice is mentioned on a land sale.
South Carolina Department of Archives and History. 
Census 1790*Hezekiah RICE appeared on the census of 1790 in Union County, South Carolina, Males under 16 4, 16+ 1, Females 4, Total 9.4 
Will*Hezekiah Rice witnessed the will of William Lee in Union County, South Carolina.
South Carolina Department of Archives and History. 
Census 1800*He appeared on the census of 1800 in Union District, South Carolina, Males: under 10 4, 16-25 2, 26-44 1, Females: 10-15 1, 16-25 1, 26-44 1, Slaves 8.1 
Death*He died in September 1803; Hezekiah's marker reads "died 9-1803 (age 45 yrs.) Rev. War". His wife was Mary Saunders, born 10-7-1858 Louisa, Virginia and died 8-17-1832, Union, SC.5 
Burial*He was buried in Rice Cemetery, Union County, South Carolina.5 
WillHe was mentioned in the will of Mary SAUNDERS on 15 October 1831 in Union County, South Carolina.2 

Family

Mary SAUNDERS d. a 17 Aug 1832
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1800] 1800 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  2. [S3206] Will of Mary Rice - 15 Oct 1831, Union District, South Carolina, Will Book B, Page 194, Recorded 19 Oct 1832, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
  3. [S3103] Douglas, William, and William M. Jones. The Douglas Register: Being a Detailed Record of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, Together with Other Interesting Notes. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co, 1966. Print., Personal Collection - printed book.
  4. [S1790] 1790 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
  6. [S3207] Aker, Mary Bullock. Bullocks of Virginia and Kentucky and their descendants. Parkville, Mo. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89080566664, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
Last Edited3 Jun 2017