Welcome to the Frederick Rice Family Web site!
Frederick Rice was a pioneer and Revolutionary War soldier of German heritage. According to the Rice histories, he was born in Northampton County, PA in 1753. His father was Barnhart Rice, often found in Lutheran Church records in Pennsylvania as Bernhardt Reiss or Bernt Reis. Around 1770, Barnhart Rice moved his family to near Harrold's Settlement in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Read more about this Rice family under the Family
July 2, 2005 Frederick Rice Family National Reunion is being planned for July 2, 2005.
Read more about the reunion, reunion letters, accommodations, area points of interest on the Reunion Page.
Photo: This is a photo of the Arthur Wallace Rice family circa 1920. Arthur and his wife, Mary Effie Stetzel, are sitting in the chairs. Effie is holding Opal Agnes Rice in her lap. Arthur is holding your Webmaster's father, Kenneth Stetzel Rice, in his lap. The boys standing behind them are the oldest sons, Wilbur Rice and Wallace Eldon Rice. Daughter Nelda Ruth Rice and son Marion Ned 'Bubby' Rice were not born at the time this photograph was taken. The photograph was taken at the farm of James Jeremiah Rice, Arthur's father
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