Abel Rice

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Abel Rice

Death 26 Jun 1882 (aged 74)
Burial Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot 198
Memorial ID 150961231 View Source
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On this RICE gravesite are 3 large stones:

Abel Rice 9/21/1807-6/26/1882

Mary H.[Howe] Bigelow [Rice] 7/17/1813-5/4/1904
wife of Abel Rice

Viola Rice 4/26/1837-1/3/1916

ABEL RICE's parents:
MARTIN RICE 1781-1844 & SALLY RICE b. 1784

Wife, married Nov. 4, 1835:
her parents: LEVI BIGELOW 1790-1859
NANCY AMES 1792-1850

Children of Abel & Mary Rice:
VIOLA RICE 1937-1916
EDWIN RICE b. 1839
HENRY RICE b. 1843
WILLIS RICE 1845-1927
MARY ALICE RICE 1848-1927 m. George W. Perry
1781 March 29 Birth Record Marlborough, MA. MARTIN RICE born to parents: JONAH & PHEBE RICE.

1784 May 14 Birth Record Marlborough, MA. SALLY RICE is born to parents: JABEZ & ALICE [HOWE] RICE.

1804 March 5 Marriage Record Marlborough, MA. MARTIN RICE married SALLY RICE [maiden name RICE?].

1807 Sept. 21 Birth Record Marlborough, MA. ABEL RICE born to parents: MARTIN RICE & SALLY RICE.

1815 July 17 Birth Record Marlborough, MA. MARY HOWE BIGELOW born to parents: LEVI BIGELOW & NANCY [AMES].

1835 Nov. 4 Marriage Record Marlborough, MA. ABEL RICE wed to MARY H. BIGELOW.

1837 April 26 Birth Record Marlborough, MA. VIOLA RICE born to parents: ABEL RICE & MARY H. [BIGELOW].

1843 January 8 Birth Record Marlborough, MA, HENRY RICE born to ABEL 2nd [RICE] & MARY H.[BIGELOW].

1844 Death of MARTIN RICE at age 63 [Source: tree by "DAN-2012"].

1850 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA. ABEL RICE 43, farmer; & MARY H.[BIGELOW] RICE 35. Children: VIOLA RICE 13; EDWIN RICE 10; WILLIS RICE 15; HENRY RICE 7; and MARY E. RICE [PERRY] age 1 year. All born in Massachusetts.

1870 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA. ABEL RICE age 63. Wife MARY [BIGELOW] RICE age 55. Children: VIOLA RICE 33; EDWIN RICE 30; & WILLIS RICE 25. Widowed mother: SALLY RICE age 86.

1870 Sept. 10 Marriage Binghamton, NY. MARTHA STAATS (born Jan. 1845 in NY) to HENRY RICE.

1872 May 22 Marriage Record Marlborough, MA. EDWIN RICE age 32, shoemaker, parents: ABEL RICE & MARY H.[HOWE] BIGELOW. Bride is MARY L. HOLMAN age 28, born in Bolton, MA; parents: ABRAM HOLMAN & MARY L. HOWE.

1880 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA ABEL RICE age 72, farmer. Wife MARY H. [BIGELOW] RICE age 64. Daughter VIOLA RICE age 43, school teacher.
NOTE: They are living next door to their farmer son, WILLIS RICE age 34; & wife HARRIET [FAY]RICE 30; & 3 young daughters; and school teacher sister-in-law Mary E. Fay 19.

1880 U.S. Census Binghamton, Broome County, New York. HENRY RICE age 36, born in MA, bootmaker. Wife MARTHA RICE age 34, born in NY. Daughter: MARY RICE age 2 born in NY.

1882 June 26 Death Record Marlborough, MA. ABEL RICE age 74 years & 9 months, married, farmer. Parents: MARTIN RICE & SALLY RICE. Cause of death: Consumption.

1900 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA. MARY H. [BIGELOW] RICE age 84, born July 1815, widowed, mother of 5 children, all living. Daughter VIOLA RICE age 63, born April 1837.

1900 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA, 140 Mechanic Street. HENRY RICE age 57, born January 1843 in MA, works in shoe factory. Wife MARTHA RICE age 55, born in New York Jan. 1845, married 29 years, 1 child. Daughter: MARY M.B.RICE age 22, born in New York Jan. 1878. In same house another family is listed: MARY H. RICE 84 years old, born July 1815, had 5 children all living; daughter VIOLA RICE age 63, born April 1837.

1904 March 20 Death Record Marlborough, MA, 140 Mechanic Street. HENRY RICE age 61, married, shoemaker. Died of gastro enteritis. Parents ABEL RICE & MARY H. BIGELOW.

1904 May 5 Death Record Marlborough, MA. MARY H. BIGELOW RICE, age 88. Parents: LEVI BIGELOW & NANCY AMES.

1910 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA, 140 Mechanic Street. MARTHA [STAATS] RICE age 65, widow, born in NY. Living with single sister-in-law VIOLA RICE age 72. Also there is WILLIARD A. STOCKWELL age 38, carpenter, wife CATHERINE STOCKWELL age 38, & child MARION STOCKWELL age 4. [These 3 Stockwells are all from Vermont.]

1920 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA. EDWIN RICE, age 80, widower, owns house. Has a 66 year old housekeeper.

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  • Added: 19 Aug 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 150961231
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Abel Rice (21 Sep 1807–26 Jun 1882), Find a Grave Memorial ID 150961231, citing Maplewood Cemetery, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Chris Enright Snyder (contributor 46910196) .