Rice Family Genealogy,1600-1918

Collection Number: 1072

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


Rice family genealogy, 1600-1918.
Collection Number:
2.8 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Notebooks of data containing detailed genealogies, family letters, notes, bibles, public records.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Genealogies for the Rice family and several other families, as well as correspondence and other writings.
Collection material in English


Notebooks of data containing detailed genealogies for the Rice family of Rochester, New York, and also for the following families: Ammerman, Barr, Betsinger (Bezinger), Beidleman, Bloom, Bower (Bauer), Britton, Brown, Butts, Carr, Collins, Comfort, Conrad, Diltz, Dodderer, Ellis, Farnham (Farnum), Faulkner, Forbes, Forbush, House, Keller, Labar (Labarre), Lanterman, Long, McWilliams, Miller, Shurger, Sidney, Snyder, Stubbs, Teeter, Towne, Trench, Twist (Twiss, Twisse), Wells, and Weaver. Several of these were of German origin, and migrated from New Jersey, and Northampton, Pennsylvania, around 1800. Also included are family letters, notes taken from tombstones, Bibles, and public records, as well as notes from a roster of New Jersey troops in Sullivan's Expedition, 1779.

Rice family.
Ammerman family.
Barr family.
Beidleman family.
Betsinger family.
Bezinger family.
Bloom family.
Bowers family.
Britton family.
Brown family.
Carr family.
Collins family.
Comfort family.
Conrad family.
Diltz family.
Dodderer family.
Ellis family.
Farnham family.
Faulkner family.
Forbes family.
Forbush family.
House family.
Keller family.
Labar family.
Lanterman family.
Long family.
McWilliams family.
Miller family.
Rice family.
Shurger family.
Sidney family.
Snyder family.
Stubbs family.
Stubbs, Grace.
Teeter family.
Towne family.
Trench family.
Twiss family.
Twisse family.
Twist family.
Weaver family.
Wells family.

Family--New York (State)--Rochester.
Sullivan's Indian Campaign, 1779.
Germans--New York (State)--Rochester.
Migration, Internal.

Rochester (N.Y.)--Genealogy.


Cite As:
Rice family genealogy, #1072. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.


Box 1 Folder 1
Notebook 1 - Stubbs, Ammerman. Add. Farnham, Star, Cox, Faulkner and Bush. Laurence Ammerman m. Joanna Farnham, lived in Newfield, d. Jan. 2, 1835
Box 1 Folder 2
Notebook 2 - Labar, Teeter, Stubbs, Twist, Towne, Long, McWilliams; Weaver (Weber) Family incl. Overbeck, Butz, and Raup Families; "Teeter Family History," 11p. (including 3 pp. key) presumably by Grace Stubbs Rice
Box 1 Folder 3
Notebook 3 - (actually all lose folders except for small black notebook); Barr, Beidleman, Carr, Ellis, Stubbs, Trench, Shurger, Sidney, Faulkner, Farnham, Diltz, Conrad, House, Collins
Box 1 Folder 4
Correspondence with Dr. James Goodwin re Teeter related to McCurdy, Goodwin, Moore families, 63 tss. pp. (Teeters mentioned on 41 pp. - good concise 7 pp. Teeter Family History); "Teeter Family History," 11p. (including 3 pp. key) presumably by Grace Stubbs Rice
Box 2 Folder 5
Notebook 5 - Betsinger, Forbes
Box 2 Folder 6
Notebook 6 - Betsinger
Box 2 Folder 7
Notebook 7 - Betsinger, Crim
Box 2 Folder 8
Notebook 8 - Le Barre, Bloom, Teeter, LaBarre, Long
Box 2 Folder 9
Notebook 9 - Wilkins, McWilliams, Comfort
Box 2 Folder 10
Notebook 10 - Ammerman, Bauer, Beidleman, Betsinger, Bloom, Conrad, Farnham, Forbes
Box 3 Folder 21
Notebook 21 - Evangelical United Congregation, Milton and Scipio, Lansing Township, Tompkins County: Communications, 1803; Pastors, 1800-1810; Births and Baptisms; Marriages
Box 3 Folder 21
Notebook 21 - Records of First Presbyterian Church, Ludlowville, Tompkins County: Membership, Baptisms, Deaths
Box 3 Folder 21
Notebook 21 - Records of First German and English Congregation, Knolton, Warren Co. N.J.: Baptisms, Marriages (very few), Names and some of those listed under Notebook 2
Box 3 Folder 11
Notebook 11 - Teeter
Box 3 Folder 12
Notebook 12 - Labar
Box 3 Folder 13
Notebook 13 - Teeter, Bower, Beidleman
Box 3 Folder 14
Notebook 14 - Bloom, Wells, Twist
Box 3 Folder 15
Notebook 15 - Snyder
Box 3 Folder 16
Notebook 16 - Bloom, Teeter, Labar
Box 3 Folder 17
Notebook 17 - Jennings
Box 3 Folder 18
Notebook 18 - Cemeteries (Copies of tombstones, many of the families listed on catalogue cards)
Box 3 Folder 19
Notebook 19 - Labar
Box 3 Folder 20
Notebook 20 - Notes (mainly from History of Dryden)
Box 4 Folder 25
Notebook 25 - Miscellaneous Correspondence
Box 4 Folder 22
Notebook 22 - Bibles (labelled)
  • Dempster records, ca. 1778-1803
  • Teeter records, ca. 1782-1898
  • Simons records, ca. 1791-1882
  • Bauer records, ca. 1765-1897
  • Forbes records, ca. 1802-1919
  • Starr records, ca. 1788-1909
  • Ephraim-Bloom records, ca. 1740-1837
  • Brown records, ca. 1848-1931
  • Hamilton Church records, ca, 1766-1869
Box 4 Folder 22
Notebook 22 - Roster of New Jersey Troops in Sullivan's Expedition, 1779: First New Jersey Regiment, Second New Jersey Regimen, Third New Jersey Regiment
Box 4 Folder 22
Notebook 22 - Spencer's Regiment - Colonel's Co.; Major's Co.; 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th Cos.
Box 4 Folder 23
Notebook 23 - Church Records: Rhinebeck Luthern Church, Goshenhopper Reformed Church, Wells family (fragments); also, typescript of Labar, Bloom, and Teeter records, found in Church Book of the Evangelical United Congregations in Milton and Scipio, Tompkins County, New York, commencing in 1803, 5 pp.
Box 5 Folder 26
Notebook 26 - Bauer, Teeter; Correspondence concerning various families
Box 5 Folder 27
Notebook 27- Ithaca Journal clippings concerning Robert McDowell (First settler and Proprietor of Ithaca); Ithaca and environs; Betsinger; Labar; Forbes; Church record of the Evangelical-Lutheran and Reformed Congregation of Mt. Bethel Township, Northampton Co., Pa. (Baptisms)
Box 6 Folder 28
Box labeled Notebook 28, but it is actually all loose folders: Symans, Yauger, Teeter, Betsinger; "Teeter Family History," by Col. Henry Dudley Teeter and Harold Clarence Teeter, 25 pp.; also, correspondence of Mrs. Rice
Box 7
Various books
  • The Book of Names: Relating to the Early Palatines and first settlers in the Mohawk Valley, by L.D. MacWethy. Published 1933
  • Census of Montgomery Co.
  • Bible with Stubbs family information on flyleaf
  • Account Book (general stores); Very scattered dates, ca. 1815-1850