Ruth Rice (1758 - 1806)

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at Sutton, Massachusetts,

Death

at Barre, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA,

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Ernest and Eileen Ackerknecht

Ernest and Eileen Ackerknecht

Lochlyn Rice

Lochlyn Rice

Barry D. Rice II

Barry D. Rice II

Parker D. Rice

Parker D. Rice

Barry Rice

Barry Rice

Jeneane T. (Rourke) Kerbow

Jeneane T. (Rourke) Kerbow

Michele Rice

Michele Rice

Billy Rice 001

Billy Rice 001

Victoria Katherine Rice

Victoria Katherine Rice

Mr & Mrs Vince Klem

Mr & Mrs Vince Klem

Wylma E Rice

Wylma E Rice

Eric Vyvyan Rice

Eric Vyvyan Rice

Michael L Rice

Michael L Rice

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1920 Kentucky Derby - Paul Jones Racehorse Ernest and Eileen Ackerknecht Lochlyn Rice Barry D. Rice II

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1802 - When she was 44 years old, on March 16, Congress established the United States Military Academy at West Point - the oldest of the five service academies in the United States and one of the oldest service academies in the world.

1803 - By the time she was 45 years old, the first public library in the United States - free to everyone - opened in Salisbury, Connecticut. Damage to books was most often caused by "greasing" - candle wax dripping onto the books. Candles were the only source of light in the evenings.

1804 - Ruth was 46 years old when on July 11th, Alexander Hamilton, former Secretary of the Treasury, and Aaron Burr, Vice President of the United States, fought a duel. Alexander Hamilton was shot and died the next day. Burr was indicted for murder and was acquitted but his political career was ruined.

1805 - Ruth was 47 years old when on March 4th, Thomas Jefferson was inaugurated as President of the United States for the second time. He won 72.8% of the popular vote.

1806 - In the year of Ruth Rice's passing, on May 30th, Andrew Jackson killed Charles Dickinson in a duel. Dickinson accused Jackson of cheating on a bet, then insulted his wife Rachel - accusing her of bigamy. Although Dickinson had the first shot - and hit Jackson in the chest, near his heart - Jackson shot (maybe twice, which would have been illegal) and killed Dickinson. Although it is thought that Jackson fought anywhere from 5 to 100 duels (he had a bad temper), he won a run for President in 1829.

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Ruth Rice died on March 15, 1806 at Barre, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA at 48 years old. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on February 24, 1758 at Sutton, Massachusetts. We have no information about Ruth's immediate family.

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