Person:Matthias Dice (1)

Matthias Dice
d.BET MAR AND JUL 1799 Pendleton County, Virginia
m. 5 MAR 1725/26
  1. Johan Michael Dice1727/28 - 1802
  2. Matthias DiceABT 1731 - BET 1799
  3. George DiceABT 1732 - BEF 1771
  4. John DiceABT 1733 -
  5. Heinrich DiceABT 1735 -
  6. Elizabeth Dice1739 -
  7. David DiceABT 1740 -
  8. Joseph Dice1747 -
m. ABT 1762
  1. George Diceabt 1766 - abt 1801
  2. Mary A. Diceabt 1767 - abt 1801
  3. Christiana Dice1770 - 1852
  4. Barbara Diceabt 1776 - 1821
  5. William Diceabt 1777 - abt 1830
  6. Phoebe Dice1784 - 1834
Facts and Events
Name Matthias Dice
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1731 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Census[1] 1754 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Military[2] Sep 1758 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage ABT 1762 to Eva Catharine Harper
Death? BET MAR AND JUL 1799 Pendleton County, Virginia

Matthias Dice was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records of Matthias Dice in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 64.--18th August, 1761. Mark Miller's estate to Peter Vaneman, administrator--Due to Elizabeth Vaneman, Henry Barringer, Michl. Arehart, Mathias Dice, Henry Puckett, George Mouse, Borket Rider, Geo. Harris, George Caplinger, Looney Higher, Jacob Jobe, Philip Huffman.
  • Page 108.--17th May, 1768. Sale bill and settlement of estate of Andrew Smith, recorded, Henry Penninger, administrator, c. t. a.--Sold to, viz: Mark Swedley, Joseph Skidmore, Jr., Mathias Dice, Ludwick Wagener, Jones Friend, John Dunkle, Jacob Peters, Philip Props, Powel Shanour, Christian Grace (Grad?), Geo. Dunkle, William Waiett, Christian Rolsman, Valentine Gile, Charles Power, Martin Shob, Leners Seaman.
  • Page 252.--10th July, 1769. Nicholas Havener's estate appraised Mathias and George Dyce's accounts.
  • Page 415.--20th May, 1771. Mary Dice's bond (with George Hammer. Mathias Dice) as administratrix of George Dice.
  • Page 386.--17th March, 1775. George Fults' estate appraised and settlement recorded 15th August, 1775--Sold to Henry Judy, Martin Judy. Michael Mannin, Nicholas Judy, Jacob Critchs, Thomas Northon, Richard Burns, Mathias Dice, Jacob Simond, Jacob Hinkle, Thomas Hall, Joseph Ham, Jacob Ragen.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1783 (B). - Mathias Dice vs. John Miller.--Writ, 3d September, 1774. Defendant, the Parsons's son (Alexander Miller?).
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 19, 1777. - (207) Thomas Blizard, vice Mathew Dice--Constable.

Information on Matthias Dice

•Name: Matthias DICE III •Sex: M •Birth: ABT 1731 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 1 •Death: BET MAR AND JUL 1799 in Virginia •Burial: 1799 South Branch, Rockingham County, Virginia •Will: 19 MAR 1799 Pendleton County, Virginia •Event: Will (Proved/Probated) 2 JUL 1799 Pendleton County, Virginia •Reference Number: 12363 •Note: Matthias DICE made his will on 19 March 1799 and it was probated on 02 July 1799 in Pendleton County, Virginia. He willed 225 acres of land in "Cumberland County" (TN) to his sons Jacob and Philip, if Philip cho se to go there. He also left land in Cumberland County for which he had sent money with Saul HARPOLE, his son-in-law, to Jacob and Philip. Phil ip died in 1801 in Pendleton County and apparently did not go to Tennessee. Jacob DICE and his wife Elizabeth were living in Sumner County, Tennessee, in the part which soon became Wilson County, prior to 1800, along wi th Elizabeth's parents, John and Barbara (REAGER) CAPLINGER and Jacob's sisters Anna Christina and her husband, Solomon HARPOLE, and probably Elizab eth and her husband, Justice RULEMAN, as well as Barbara and her husband, Joseph JACKSON. (Pendleton County, WV Will Book 1-233, 1-375)

  1. Jackson, Ronald V. (comp). Pennsylvania Census, 1772-1890. (Provo, UT: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1999).

    Dies, Matthaus.
    1754, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County.

  2. Crozier, William Armstrong. Virginia Colonial Militia, 1651-1776. (New York, NY: Genealogical Association, 1905).

    Private, Augusta County militia