Category: Descendant of John Rice of Rhode Island

Categories: Rice Name Study

This category is part of the Rice Name Study.

John Rice was the first of his line to come to America. He was born in England and came to Massachusetts. By 1661, John and his friend, Mr. Edmund Calverly went to Rhode Island. He was one of the early founders of Rhode Island and a Quaker. John led a quiet and simple life. He worked hard and amassed a very large estate, He allied himself well with other leading citizens of Rhode Island and became a prominent member of society. By the end of his life, the Rice family in Rhode Island was permanently situated among the most prosperous and prominent members.

The Rice family in Rhode Island and across the country continued to be prosperous and prominent civic leaders. The people listed on these pages are descendants of John Rice. By categorizing them, allows them to be found in one place. Through DNA testing we have found that our Rice line is very different than all other Rice/Royce lines. Since several Rice lines originated and traveled the same migration paths throughout the country. It is helpful to be able to identify our Rice family from the others.

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