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Jonas Rice
Birth: Mar. 6, 1673
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 1753
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Note that his stone indicates he died Sept 20 rather than Sept 22 as indicated.

Husband of Mary Stone Rice, married on Feb 10,1701/2 at Sudbury,MA.

Children: Silence Rice King Bond, Adonijah Rice, Jonas Rice Jr, Absalom Rice, and Adonijah Rice.

Note: The stone in the photo posted by J. Musterman is a reproduction. The original stone is in the collection of the Worcester Historical Museum. Advance arrangements are required to view the stone.

Family links: 
  Thomas Rice (1625 - 1681)
  Mary King Rice (1630 - 1715)
  Mary Stone Rice (1677 - 1764)
  Silence Rice Bond (1703 - 1763)*
  Jonas Rice (1707 - 1793)*
  Absalom Rice (1709 - 1781)*
  Adonijah Rice (1714 - 1802)*
  Thomas Rice (1654 - 1747)*
  Mary Rice White Sawyer (1656 - 1733)*
  Peter Rice (1658 - 1753)*
  Nathaniel Rice (1660 - 1726)*
  Sarah Rice Adams-King (1662 - 1742)*
  Ephraim Rice (1665 - 1732)*
  Gershom Rice (1667 - 1768)*
  James Rice (1669 - 1730)*
  Frances Rice Allen (1671 - 1767)*
  Jonas Rice (1673 - 1753)
  Elisha Rice (1679 - 1761)*
*Calculated relationship
His age he was the first setler in Worcester & one of the judges of the inferior court for Worcester
Note: In 1853, all markers in the Old Burial Ground were buried a foot deep over their grave, and the Common was "smoothed over". All markers and inscriptions were carefully recorded before their burial.
Worcester Common Burial Ground
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: 253
Maintained by: Kevin Avery
Originally Created by: Steve Barnhoorn
Record added: Jan 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32751775
Jonas Rice
Added by: Maria Franks
Jonas Rice
Added by: c sieger
Jonas Rice
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Susan Fenner
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Rest in peace, my 7th Great Grand Uncle
- Michele Rice
 Added: Jan. 31, 2017
Rest peacefully - My 6th Great Grandfather
- Janet McMahon
 Added: Dec. 23, 2016

- Michelle Overholts
 Added: Apr. 5, 2015
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