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Bice Family Bible

Submitted by Paul S. Barrett

The following is the Bice Gen. from the handwritten copy (circa 1900) from the Bice bible. The Bices were very active in the Methodist Episcopal Church in Middlebugh, NY.

05.  Agnes Edith Chapman (1889-1996) {Paul Barrett's Grandmother}
dau of James Polk Chapman and Elda Bice

11.  Elda Bice:
  B. April 9, 1852 Braymanville, NY or Fulton
  M. Oct/ 25. 1871 to J./P. Chapman at
  Methodist Episcopal Church of Middleburgh, NY
  D April 12, 1910 East Cobleskill, NY
  Res.: Braymanville, NY; Fultonham, NY; &
  East Cobleskill, NY

Daughter of Nelson Bice & Katherine Margaret Brayman
22.  Nelson Bice
   B May 9, 1825, East Cobleskill, NY
   D. Nov. 21, 1880 age 55 years, 5 mos. and 21 days
   Res.: East Cobleskill, NY and Gloversville, NY
   M. Dec. 24 1845/6
23.  Katherine Margaret Braymen
   B. Aug 22, 1826
   D. July 22, 1900

Nelson Bice was the Son of Joshua Bice and Jemina Beedle
44.  Joshua Bice
   B. Oct 30, 1802  
   D. Sept. 2, 1883 age 82 years 9 mos. 2 days
45.  M #1 Jemina Beedle  Sept 25, 1820
   B. April 6 1802
   D. Sept 11,1856 Age 54, 5 mos. 6 days
   M#2 Helen Penoyer Dec 13, 1856

Ten (10) Children
44.1  Elizabeth Ann 
   b. Nov. 29,1832 (note inverted 23?)
   d. Oct 7 1855
   M. ? Phillips
44.2  William Henry
   b  Mar 6, 1824 
   d.  Jun 4, 1824 
*44.3  Nelson
   b.  May 9, 1825
   d. Nov 21, 1880
   M#1  Jemina Beedle
   M#2  Helen Penoyer
44.4 Emaline (Spelling?)
   b. June 21, 1827 
   d, Apr 17, 1855
   M. ? Toland (Spelling?)
44.5 Lavina (Spelling?)
   b. Jan 17, 1829
   d. Oct. 6, 1893 64 yrs. 7 mos, 11 days
   M.  ? Baret (Spelling?)
44.6  Jane Ann  b. Dec 21, 1830
44.7  Aaron  b. Sept 7. 1832
44.8.  Levi  b. Sept 29, 1834
44.9  Marshall
   b.  Jun 1, 1837
   d. Aug 4, 1889 age 62, 2 mos, 3 days
   M. Marsha Melissa Jan May 14. 1878
44.10  Almira
   B. July 1, 1843
   d. ?
   M. ? Mitchell 

44 Nelson Bice was the son of Aaron Bice
88.Aaron Bice  (Came from Dutchess County, NY)
   b. ?
   d. Dec 14, 1811?
   M. ???  Who?   ???
Eight (8) Children ?  as copied 
44.1  Deborah b. Aug 9, 1790
44.2  Mary b. Sept 25, 1792
44.3  Jemina  b. Sept. 10, 1795
44.4  John  b. Oct ?1797
44.5  Richard  b. Oct 15, 1799
*44.6  Joshua  b Oct 30, 1802
44.7  David b Oct. 22, 1806
44.8  Aaron Jackson b Aug 16, 1810

Would appreciate receiving any additional information that anyone might have. I believe that the Bices trace back to Dutchess Co. NY. Family. Correspondence from Horace Mann (1900's) suggest that they were of Dutch descent. He also thought the spelling changed from Buys.

Source: Paul S. Barrett
306 St. Andrews Place
Manalapan, New Jersey 07726
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