Person:Asa Rice (12)

  • F.  Abishai Rice (add)
  • M.  Frances Rice (add)
m. Bef 1724
  1. Capt. Asa Rice1731/32 - 1806
  • HCapt. Asa Rice1731/32 - 1806
  • WEsther Gould1773 - 1821
m. 23 Oct 1794
  1. Asa Rice1795 -
  2. Daniel RiceAbt 1797 -
  3. Joseph Rice1799 -
  4. Emery Rice1801 -
  5. Catherine RiceBef 1805 -
  6. Esther RiceAbt 1806 -
Facts and Events
Name Capt. Asa Rice
Gender Male
Birth[1] 8 Feb 1731/32 Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 23 Oct 1794 Guilford, Windham, Vermont, United Statesto Esther Gould
Death[2][3] 16 Aug 1806 Guilford, Windham, Vermont, United States
  1. Rice, Franklin P. Worcester Births, Marriages, and Deaths. (Worcester, Massachusetts: Worcester Society of Antiquity, 1894)
    p. 218.

    RICE, Asa, s. of Abisha and Frances, [born] Feb. 8, 1731-2.

  2. Find A Grave: Blanchard Cemetery, Guilford, VT, in Find A Grave
    Capt Asa Rice.

    Asa Rice
    Aug. 16h
    1806 aged

  3. Vermont. Probate Court (Marlboro District). Probate records, 1781-1850. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1952, 2001).

    Vol. 3, p. 247 Will of "Asa Rice of Guilford ... being weak in Body" , dated 22 Mar 1805, proved 26 Aug 1806, names wife Esther; daughter Abigail Whitney; son Asa; son Joseph; son Emery; daughter Catherine. Capt'n Ephraim Nichols and Lieut Elihu Root to be executors.
    [Note: the will mentions a couple of times "my four Sons" but only three are named. This is the copy recorded in the county books. Not clear if the copying was faulty or somehow the fourth son was left out of the will.]
    Vol. 3, p. 276 Undated [warrant 26 Aug 1806, returned 28 Nov 1806]: Inventory of Capt'n Asa Rice late of Guilford deceased: $3723.00, by William Bigelow, Gilbert Denison, Timothy Root.
    Vol. 3, p. 546 Undated [considered 24 Feb 1808]: Petition of Esther Rice, widow of Capt Asa Rice, that she is left with six small children, the youngest not yet two, requires selected articles from personal estate for her support. Granted.
    24 Feb 1808: Asa Rice appointed guardian to Asa Rice 2'd, Daniel Rice, Joseph Rice, and Emery Rice heirs to estate of Asa Rice late of Guilford. Esther Rice appointed guardian to Catherine Rice and Esther Rice heirs of Capt Asa Rice late of Guilford.
    Vol. 5, p. 85 5 Apr 1808: set off to Esther Rice widow to Capt. Asa Rice late of Guilford her dower. 10 Dec 1810: Division of real estate of Capt. Asa Rice late of Guilford deceased: to Joseph Rice; to Daniel Rice; to Asa Rice eldest son; to Emory Rice; to Esther Rice; to Katharine Rice.
    Vol. 5, p. 93 1 May 1811 : Account of executors of Capt. Asa Rice late of Guilford deceased, allowed. 23 Oct 1807: William Thomas as attorney for Job Whitney and Abigail Whitney of Watertown, County of Jefferson, state of New York, gives receipt for legacy given by will of their father Capt. Asa Rice late of Guilford deceased.
    Vol. 5, p. 140 9 Jul 1811: Rufus Jacobs of Guilford appointed guardian to Daniel Rice son of Asa Rice late of Guilford deceased.
    Vol. 6, p. 357 15 May 1815: Andrew Parsons of Vermon appointed guardian to Joseph Rich heir to Asa Rice late of Guilford deceased over fourteen years.
    Vol. 8, p. 12 24 Sep 1816: Petition of Asa Rice jun'r of Guilford now of adult age to summon Asa Rice his guardian to settle his account. Vol. 8, p. 97 12 Nov 1816: account exhibited.
    Vol. 8, p. 109 4 Dec 1816: Emery Rice of guilford heir to Asa Rice late of Guilford deceased made choice of Ward Bullock to be his guardian.
    Vol. 10, p. 123 3 Jan 1821 : Esther Rice of Guilford minor above 14 heir to Asa Rice late of Guilford deceased and chose Isaac Barber to be her guardian.