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Rice, VA

christine (View posts)
Posted: 7 Jan 2003 11:31PM GMT
Classification: Query
Can anyone tell me how Rice, VA, got it's name?

Re: Rice, VA

Posted: 10 Feb 2003 9:29AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 1 Jun 2003 10:42AM GMT
Hi, I do not know how Rice got it's name however I do know that town is very small. i have family from Rice Virginia. One minute you are in Rice and when you blink you are out of Rice. When you find out how Rice got it's name please let me know. Thanxs

Re: Rice, VA

terry (View posts)
Posted: 10 Feb 2003 7:41PM GMT
Classification: Query
Rice got it's name from William Rice, built a meeting house in 1775

Re: Rice, VA

Pat (View posts)
Posted: 1 Feb 2004 3:17PM GMT
Classification: Query
Do you know anything else on the Rice family? My ggggrandmother was Rachael Rice, she married Robert Talley in Prince Edward County on Feb. 9, 1791. I would love to find more on her family.
Thanks,
Pat
nels095@attglobal.net

Re: Rice, VA

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 8:05PM GMT
Classification: Query
Would you happen to have any info on a Col. Wm M. Riceb. bet. 1765-1770 Prince George Co., VA d. Apr 1829 Henry Co., KY, apparently had a brother John, Wm m. Susannah Moore b.bet. 1771-1773 PA d.May 1861 Henry Co., KY, her parents were Wm Moore m. Susannah Clark, she had siblings known, William Moore b.VA and a sisterMary Polly Moore says she b.W. VA. Any help would greatly be appreciated.

Re: Rice, VA

Posted: 2 Nov 2012 7:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: rice
I have family coming out of farmville va with the name rice betty and thomas rice and their relatives nannie and peyton rice. Betty and thomas were listed as farmers on the 1930 census. I know that after slavery groups of freed.slaves would establish small towns. This is something I'm going to look into.

Re: Rice, VA

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 4:07AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Rice, Burkes, Burks
Was that in a history of Prince Edward Co, VA?
I'm interested in knowing how Rice got its name,
too. The William Rice you referred to was the son
of Matthew Rice, my 5 X GG. He administered on
his father's will. Afterwards, he moved to KY with
some of the Burkes family (of Burkes Old Tavern).
Matthew's will speaks of his plantation on the SAndy
River, so it must have been at the location of Rice.
Two of Richard Burkes' sons married daughters of Matthew
Rice--my 4 X GG Charles Burks married Sarah Rice. His
brother Thompson Burks married Anna Catharine Rice.
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