Daniel Hezekiah  Rice

Daniel Hezekiah Rice

Male Abt 1765 - Bef 1822  (~ 57 years)    Has 3 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Daniel Hezekiah Rice 
    Relationshipwith Adam
    Born Abt 1765  prob. South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1822  Claiborne Co. TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I366452  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2002 

    Father Henry Rice,   b. 1717, Hanover Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Union Co. TN bur. Lost Creek Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years) 
    Mother Margaret,   b. prob. Orange Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Union Co. TN bur. Lost Creek Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1737  Orange Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 11 siblings 
    Family ID F145185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna Senter,   b. 1775, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1864, Claiborne Co. TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1797  Hawkins Co. TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lewis Rice,   b. Abt 1797,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Temperance Rice,   b. Abt 1800, Claiborne Co. TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, collin Co. TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     3. James Henry Rice,   b. Abt 1804,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Thomas Jefferson Rice,   b. Abt 1805,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Rice,   b. 1806,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Patience Rice,   b. Abt 1807,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elizabeth Rice,   b. Abt 1812,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Rhoda Rice,   b. 16 Mar 1812,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Daniel P. Rice,   b. Abt 1814,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2002 
    Family ID F145184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • "We are the children 0f many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn betrays its ancestor."

      Ralph Waldo Emmerson

      Daniel Rice was the fourth son of Henry Rice, the Tennessee Grist miller. He was born in SC ca 1765 - 1770. He died before 1822 in Claiborne Co. TN. He Md. Susannah Senter Dec. 18, 1797 in Hawkins Co. TN. He owned and operated the gristmill that his father, Henry Rice built at Kingsport, TN on the Holston River known as Rice's Mill. He lived not far from Cumberland Gap and was also a gunsmith. I do not believe he had a will but there was a lawsuit amongst his children concerning land of his wife after his death. Daniel and Susannah had 8 children.

      Grantor, Rice, Daniel to Grantee, William Hord, date: 28, Feb. 1814. Hawkins County, $500.00 for 10 acres, "Island on Holston River opposite to the mouth of Rice's Mill Creek, known by the name of Rices Island--------." (Daniel owned his father's Rice Mill.)

      In the presence of:
      Hugh Graham Danl. Rice (Seal)
      William Young

      Campbell County, deed:
      Grantor Grantee Instrument Date Book Page Amount
      Hord, Wm. Rice, Daniel Deed 1813 D 183 $1400
      Rice, Danl. Robinson, Absalom " 1820 F 123 350
      Hord, Wm. Rice, Daniel " 1819 G 4 1
      Hord, Wm. Rice, Daniel Bond 1827 H 348 ----

      Claiborne Co. TN Index to Deeds:
      Daniel Rice John Baker Deed 1818 F 5 100
      Daniel Rice Absalom Deed 1820 F 123 350

      Daniel Rice, the gunsmith, had a land grant from the state of Tennessee:
      Tennessee State Grant No. 5999, Book 12, 15 acres, date November 2, 1818, Greene
      County Co. location East Tennessee District. Book 5, page 374.

      Hawkins Co. Tax List, 1809-1812: McWilliams Company, 1809---Daniel Rice---640
      acres---1 white poll---1 black poll.

      Hawkins Co. Deed Book #12
      Grantor, Rice, Daniel to Grantee, Wm. Hord, date 27 Feb. 1813
      Hawkins Co, $5,000, Claiborne Co. 643 acres

      North side of Holston River, Robert Young's line, Beard's Creek, Wm. Engle's line. Grant from The State of North Carolina #347, dated 10th November 1784.

      In presence of John Young
      George Wright Danl. Rice (Seal)
      Wm. Weaver
      August Session 1813, Registered 9 Sept. 1813

      Martin Rice in his remembrance wrote about Daiel:

      "Daniel Rice, I believe the fourth son, lived and died in Claiborne Co. TN. not far from the Cumberland Gap. His sons were Henry, Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and his daughters were Temperance (our line), and Patience. Some of these I have seen and remember, but have no knowledge of them or their descendants for 50 years past. Daniel was a gunsmith, and his son Henry, was a militia Colonel in 1832 or about that time."

      I do not believe Daniel Rice had a will, but there are records of a lawsuit amongst his children and on page 161 of Wilson County, TN Wills, Book I-13, 1802-1850, we find a "Susannah Rice Settlement, 19 Jan. 1848, p. 206." The lawsuit will be picked up and discussed in the chapter on our great-great grandmother, Temperance (Rice) Rice Campbell.

      The following document was found in:
      Claiborne County, TN Roll 19, Book E. pp. 34-35, 12 February 1816
      McClung Historical Collection, Knoxville, TN

      Daniel Rice to Isham Wheles:
      This Indenture made this 12th Day of February in the year of our Lord 1816 between Daniel Rice of the one part Isham Wheles of the other part, both of the County of Claiborne and State of Tennessee Witnessed that the said Daniel Rice for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred and Sixty eight dollars to Him in hand paid the Receipt whereof and payment is here by acknowledged hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain Sell and convey unto the said Isaam Wheelus his heirs and assigns a certain peace or parcel of Land containing one hundred Eighty four acres be the same more or less situate lying and being on Mulberry Creek in Claiborne County bounded as follows Viz. Beginning at a Buckeye and Beach thence North twenty Six Degrees west fifty poles to a Beach sugar tree and dogwood on the East side of a branch thence south Sixty five Degrees West one hundred and thirty four poles to a dogwood and chestnut thence south fifteen degrees East two hundred and twenty poles to a Buckeye Beach and Hack berry thence North Sixty five Degrees East one hundred forty two poles to a stake thence North fifteen Degrees west one hundred and Seventy one poles to the begining it being part of the tract of land where on the said Daniel Rice now lives and now in the possession of the said Isham Wheles together with Every of the appurtenances there unto belonging or in any wise appertaining also all the Estate Right title interest and ? of in and to the same to have and to hold the above land and promises therewith the appurtenances unto the said Isham Wheles his heirs and assigns for Ever and the said Daniel Rice and his heirs the fee Simple Right and title of the aforesaid tract of Land and every part and parcel there of unto the said Isham Wheles his heirs and assigns and all other persons what so ever and does by these presents Warrant and will for ever depend in Witness whereof the said Daniel Rice hath hereunto set his hand and Seal the day and date above written signed, sealed and delivered in presents of us.

      Daniel Rice (Seal)

      John Ramsey
      David Chadwell


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