Jacob Rice 2
A large stockade fort erected by the Rice family, located on Buffalo Creek, about fifteen miles from its mouth, in Brooke County, near the present location of Bethany College. It was the scene in September, 1782, of one of the most important episodes in the Indians wars, during which six defenders drove away a band of over a hundred Indians. "West Virginia History - Virginia Frontier Defenses 1719-1795 "By Roy Bird Cook Volume I, Number 2 (January 1940), pp. 119-130 4
Jacob married Ann before 1754. (Ann was born in 1749 5.)
Surety:3, World Family Tree Vol. 4, Ed. 1.
2 SPATES, SAMUEL - A PIONEER MISSIONARY (http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genealogyaddict/pafg01.htm#56).
3 familysearch.org, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/SYKY-WZJ : accessed 23 August 2011), entry for Jacob /Rice/.
5 familysearch.org, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/SYKH-D2W : accessed 23 August 2011), entry for Sophia /Boone/.