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Mercy or Mary Rice was born 1 January 1671 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts to Henry Rice (1621-1711) and Elizabeth Moore (c1628-1705) and died 30 August 1727 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. She married Elnathan Allen (1666-1735) in Massachusetts. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.


Biography

Mercy Rice was born on 1 January 1670/71 at Sudbury, MA, (literally 1670, listed as Mary).2,4,5 She was the daughter of Henry Rice and Elizabeth Moore. Mercy Rice married Elnathan Allen, son of Daniel Allen and Mary Sherman.1,3,2,4,6 Mercy Rice died on 30 August 1727 at Sudbury, MA; and was listed as "Mary". (Ward indicates location of death as Hopkinton).



Children


Offspring of Elnathan Allen and Mercy Rice (1670-1727)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Obadiah Allen (1694-1781) 19 January 1694 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1781 Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts Susanah Pratt (1693-1740)
Jemima Weeks (1701-1739)

Anna Allen (1702-1801)
Israel Allen (1705-1783)
Elizabeth Allen (1705-1765)
Mary Allen (1708-1711)
Mary Allen (1711-)
Thankful Allen (1713-1801)
Mercy Allen (1715-)

Siblings


Offspring of Henry Rice and Elizabeth Moore (c1628-1705)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Rice (1646-1695) 19 September 1646 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 3 May 1695 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Thomas Brigham (1641-1717)

Elizabeth Rice (1648-1740) 4 August 1648 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 25 February 1740 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States John Brewer (1642-1691)

Hannah Rice (1653-1707) 1653 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 11 August 1707 Massachusetts Eleazer Ward (1650-1676)
Richard Taylor (c1650-)

Jonathan Rice (1654-1725) 3 July 1654 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 12 April 1725 Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Martha Eames (1654-1675)
Rebecca Watson (1656-1689)
Elizabeth Wheeler (1669-1744)

Abigail Rice (1657-1735)
David Rice (1659-1723) 27 December 1659 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 16 October 1723 Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Hannah Walker (1670-1704)

Tamasine Rice (1662-1748)
Lydia Rice (1668-)
Rachel Rice (1664-1730) 10 May 1664 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 10 March 1730 Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Thomas Drury (1668-1723)

Mercy Rice (1670-1727) 1 January 1671 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 30 August 1727 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Elnathan Allen (1666-1735)


References

  1. Mercy Rice 1671 - Edmund Rice Assoc Descendanta #135.
  2. Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (1963), page 10. 'ALLEN, Elnathan (1666-1735) & Mercy/Mary [RICE] (1670-1727); b 1695; Watertown/Sudbury/Hopkinton/Shrewsbury, NJ?'
  3. Vital Records of Sudbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903), page 122. 'Rice, ... Mary, d. Henry and Elizab[eth], Jan. 1, 1670. M. R.'



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