In the matter of the estate of DANIEL RICE of Clayton, Jeff. Co. NY:
On 18 June 1859, ALBERT E. RICE of Clayton petitioned to open probate.
TRUMAN RICE of Clayton, NY
CORNELIUS RICE and LYDIA PRICHARD, wife of WILLIAM PRICHARD of Stockholm, St. Lawrence Co., NY
HARLOW RICE of Kaukauna, Outagamie Co., Wisconsin, all of full age and children of the deceased.
MINERVA FISH, wife of JOSIAH FISH
LYDIA ANN STOCKWELL, wife of ___STOCKWELL, both of Wisconsin, but whose more particular place of residence cannot be determined.
HARLOW RICE of Hopkinton, St. Lawremce Co., NY of full age
ALONZO RICE of full age
LUCY RICE, JANE RICE and BREWSTER RICE, minors having no general guardian of Plover, Wisconsin, all children of DANIEL RICE, JR., deceased, who was a son of the said DANIEL RICE, deceased.
ALBERT E. RICE, this petitioner. ORIN RICE and BETSEY PLUMB, wife of SANFORD PLUMB of Clayton
CHARLOTTE S. WITHRY, wife of WILLIAM WITHRY of Cape Vincent, NY, all of full age
BRAINARD V. RICE of Cape Vincent, a minor with no general guardian, all children of LEANDER RICE, a deceased son of DANIEL RICE, deceased
SYLVIA RICE, of full age of Lyme, NY, is widow of the said deceased.
DANIEL RICE made his will at age 75. He named his son, TRUMAN RICE He named his other five children - sons, LEANDER RICE, HARLOW RICE, DANIEL RICE, JR. CORNELIUS RICE. Named his daughter: LYDIA PRICHARD. Appointed ALBERT RICE of Clayton as executor.
Will dated 18 May, 1851. /s/ Daniel Rice.
Witnesses: Geo. A. Bagley and B. Bagley of Watertown, NY.
CODICIL: 24 February 1853 - mentions other children but not by name.
Witnesses: B. Bagley and Chas. D. Wright, both of Pamelia.
Will proved: 5 Sept. 1859.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 7, p. 36.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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