Dews Family Genealogy Forum
I am seeking genealogical information regarding the families of Miss Betsey Dews and Thomas Rice who married on May 24th, 1792 in Savannah, Georgia. (Georgia Gazette, 5/24/1792, 2:3), "Marriages of Chatham County, Georgia, Volume I, 1748-1852", Compiled by The Genealogical Committee of Georgia Historical Society, 1993, Page 33. A Thomas Rice died in Savannah, Georgia in 1817 at the age of 56 years and 6 months. He was listed as a ship carpenter and Nativity as Philadelphia. "Register of Deaths in Savannh, Volume III, August 1811 - August 1818" Compiled by The Genealogical Committee, Georgia Historical Society, 1986, Page 197. An Elizabeth Rice died in Savannah, Georgia in 1824 at the age of 54. Her nativity was listed as Savannah, Georgia. "Register of Deaths in Savannah, Georgia, Volume IV, September 1818-1832", Compiled by The Genealogical Committee, Georgia Historical Society, 1989, Page 161. Any information regarding the above people would be greatly appreciated.
Carole H. Melson.
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