Work-outs on proofs... too soon to name descendant Condi Rice in profile? Why so many parents from which to choose?

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It's going to take me a minute to work this line to ensure that all of the linkages have proof (if not, I may have to skip completing the line), but I went ahead and noted in the Bio that a recent and living, former US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice* is a descendant; unless it is best not to mention that she's in this line until such time as the descent is built out?

This profile was the first significant Rice that I came across, and it's clear from what has come up that only in recent years, some record archives have been made accessible.

I also worked another live one, Dick Cheney's line, and noticed that others described direct descendant ancestors. Either way, it's fun to do the work on the line, even though I would never agree with most any GOP position. That's what I like about genealogy: facts are virtually immutable here.

One thing that is definitely wrong is too wide a variance in parents. Suggestions on how best to rule in or out?

Work out pedigree (all dates are approximate):

Hezekiah Rice (1732-1796) + Mary Bullock (b. c. 1740)

John B Rice (1757-1836) + Elizabeth Hopkins (1760-1842)

Hopkins Rice (1785-1865) + Cherry Chaney or Chany (1787-1870)

  • A couple of census years have matched. He is also mentioned in the death record of one of his sons.

Bynum Rice (1808-1880) + Abby (1810-1870)

Samuel Rice (1824-1870) + Sinai Harkness (1831-1920)

Wesley Rice (1851-1916) + Julia Head (1851-1930)

John Wesley Rice Sr (1895-1954) + Theresa Hardnett (1898-1940)

John Wesley Rice Jr (1923-2000) + Angelena Ray (1924-1985)

Condoleeza Rice (b. 1954-living) - this living notable persons profile has not yet been created.


 

WikiTree profile: Hezekiah Rice
in Genealogy Help by Fann Fann G2G6 Mach 4 (48.7k points)
retagged by Ellen Smith

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