Descendants of George Dice

 

Generation No. 1

1. GEORGE1 DICE1 was born 15 January 17771, and died 29 November 1842 in Wayne Township, Penna1. He married MARY DESHNER1 Abt. 1797 in York, Penna1, daughter of JOHN D. DESHNER. She was born 06 September 17741, and died 06 February 1850 in Wayne Township, Penna1.

Notes for GEORGE DICE:

Headstone gives both dates.

Record of land purchase in Lycoming County, PA courthouse, Deed book Y23, page 526 - 527 describes seller, Jacob Miller and wife Ann of Wayne Township, selling 4 acres, 13 perches to George Dice for $120.00, witnessed by Hugh Shaw and William Williams as described: "certain piece of land on the south side of the west branch of Susquehanna River in Wayne Township beginning at a post on the bank of the river south 24 dergees west 12 perches up the river to a post fence south 21 degrees east 65 perches to a black oak corner thence north 32 degrees west 19 perches to a pitch pne on Henry Yadins line thence north 71 degrees west 49 perches to a pots(sic) at the place of the beginning".

Part of tract containing 300 acres granted to William Nolan bypatent 6 sept 1803 & by deed poll 26 Sept 1803 conveyed the said tract called Monmouth to Sebastian Shade who conveyed 1/2 of it by deed poll to Mathias Miller 1 aug 1804 who by deed poll conveyed 9 june 1810 to Jacob Miller, his son, recorded in Book F, p318, 28 march 1816. William Williams, J.P.

Perch is defined as a rod (5.50 yards) [16.5 feet] a square rod is 30.25 square yards or .00625 acre.

 

Land 7 Nov 1842

In Deed Book D, page 248 of Clinton County, Penna is recorded the sale by George Deis & Mary of Wayne Twp to Jacob Deise & Adam Deis of the same place on 7 Nov 1842 for $2.00 Lawful money of U.S. 56 acres, 103 perches in Wayne Twp. Witnesses: ? Kunkle & M. Sour,Jr as described. "beginning at a gum tree thence by land of Benjamin Deis south 39 degrees east 54 perches to a white oak thence by land of the same south 18 degrees west 61 perches to a stone heap thence by land of James McDonald south 66 degrees west 70 perches to a maple thence north 5` degrees west 88 perches toa black thence by land of Cornelius McKegge north 61 degrees east 130 perches to the place of the beginning".

Being a part of the same premises Alexander Graham and Mary, his wife, & Jonathan Spyker & Elix., his wife, sold 1 April 1837 to said George Deis (party hereto)

Release of Dower - Same date - S. Montgomery Quigley, J.P.

 

More About GEORGE DICE:

Burial: Union Cemetery, Wayne Twp., Clinton, PA1

More About MARY DESHNER:

Burial: Union Cemetery, Wayne Twp., Clinton, PA1

Children of GEORGE DICE and MARY DESHNER are:

i. UNKNOWN2 DEISE1, b. Abt. 17971.

ii. ANDREW DEISE1, b. 14 August 1798, Wayne Twp, Clinton, Pa1; d. 16 November 1884, Dunnstable (Clinton Co) PA1; m. CHRISTIANA MILLER1, Abt. 1820, Dunstable Twp, Pa1; b. 14 May 1803, York County, Pa1; d. 22 September 1892, Dunnstable Twp. (Clinton) PA1.

Notes for ANDREW DEISE:

1870 Census of Clinton County - Dunnstable Township, Chathams Run, page 14, family 95 has Deis, Andrew, 72 farmer, PA; Christiana, 66; Anna E., 43; Nancy, 37; John, 24; Lininger, Joseph, 11.

Land 8 Nov 1834.

The Deed Book B, pages 241, 242 of Clinton County,PA has the sale of land by Michael Miller & Elizabeth, his wife, of Cummings Twp., Lycoming Co. to Andrew Deis of Dunnstable Twp., Clinton County

on 8 Nov 1834 for the sum of $2,000 for 443 acres. Witnesses: A. Harris & W. L. Harris as described: "Parcel was ogiginally a patent from Comm. of PA, dated 5 Aug 1794, recorded 26 Aug 1794 in Patent Book #25, page 497 to Joseph Tucker. Land is situated in Pine Creek Twp, then Northumberland now Lycoming County. Warrent dated 21 Sept 1792, #1969. Then sold by Joseph Tucker and Susanna, his wife, to Isaac Jones in 1 Nov 1803 per their agreement on 9 June 1800. Isaac Jones sons and Elizabeth, his wife, conveyed the tract to Michael Miller and Elizabeth, his wife, 1 Nov 1803, Now Michael Miller and Elizabeth, his wife, to Andrew Deis and his heirs 8 Nov 1834. 'Beginning at a hickory corner and corner of John M. Miller's preemption tact, thence by preemption tract of Thomas Proctor and John McCormick, South 60 degrees W 264 perches to a post, thence N 30 degrees W 164 perches to a post. By lands of ______ and Proctor E 55 perches to a pine tree thence N by lands of Peter Grove 196 perches to a black Oak; thence E by land of Thomas Proctor 422 perches to a post S by lands taken up in the name of Thomas Tucker 172 perches to a post thence N 60 degrees E 12 perches to a post thence S 30 degrees 77 perches to the place of beginning containing 443 acres and allowances as aforesaid'.

Land 26 March 1840.

The Deed Book B, pages 333, 334 of Clinton county has the sale of land by Andrew Dice and Christiana, his wife, of Dunnstable Twp., Clinton County to Peter Crawford of Dunnstable Twp., Clinton County on 26 March 1840 for the sum of 222 'dollars money of the United States" for 59 acres & 10 perches. Witnesses: William Dunn, J.P. described as: "Beginning at a chestnut tree North 109 perches to a pitch pine corner. Thence East by land of Andrew Dice 75 perches to a post set as a corner, Thence South by the lands of Andrew Dice 143 perches to a dry wood marked as a corner. Thence by lands of A. dice North 63 degrees West 80 oerches to the place of beginning containing 55 acres and 83 perches with allowances of 6% or 59 acres abd ten perches". This tract of land was on Plum Run in Dunnstable Twp., Clinton Co., PA, Part of a larger tract known as ___ 1767 Joseph Tucker Warrantee granted to Joseph Tucker by patent dated 25 Aug 1794, enrolled in the land office 26 aug 1799 Patent Book 25, p499, Joseph Tucker & wife Susanna conveyed it to Michael Miller and wife Elizabeth coveyed it to Andrew Dice 8 Nov 1834. All buildings and appertanances to be granted total 59 acres & 10 perches.

More About ANDREW DEISE:

Burial: Zeigler Cemetery1

More About CHRISTIANA MILLER:

Burial: Zeigler Cemetery1

iii. NANCY A. DEISE1, b. 08 March 1803, Wayne Township, Penna1; d. 17 June 1889, Lamar Twp., Clinton Co., PA1; m. CHRISTIAN BITNER2, Wayne Twp., Clinton, PA3; b. 06 June 1803, Liberty Twp., Blanchard, Centre Co., PA3; d. 12 March 1869, Lamar Twp., Clinton Co., Pa3.

Notes for NANCY A. DEISE:

Nancy had 2 more children die in childhood.

More About NANCY A. DEISE:

Burial: Disciple Cem., Salona, Clinton, PA3

Notes for CHRISTIAN BITNER:

Christian was the 2nd son of his parents.

iv. BENJAMIN DEISE3, b. 03 July 1805, Wayne Township, Penna3; d. 05 August 1889, Wayne Twp., Clinton, PA3; m. (1) MARY CONSER3, Abt. 18353; b. 18 October 1807, Washington Township, Lycoming Co., Pa3; d. 01 October 18533; m. (2) ROSANNA (GEBHART) STINE3, Abt. 18533; b. 1811, Lycoming, now Clinton Co., PA3; d. 09 December 1892, Wayne Township, Penna3.

Notes for BENJAMIN DEISE:

[Deice.FTW]

1850 Census of Wayne Twp., Clinton County, PA., page 220, F 51 had Benjamin Diece, 45; Mary, 43; Mary J., 13; Hannah C., 10; Jacob A., 6; Elmeia, 5; Floretta, 3; Catherine A., 1. Mary, Hannah, and Jacob in school. Land valued @ $700. Solomon and Sarah Ann does not appear. Sarah Ann would be 21 (and married and moved away) - Solomon ????

Buried as Benjamin Dice.

Land: 1 Apr 1837

In the Deed Book Y23, pages 319, 320 of Lycoming County, Penna is recorded the sale by Alexander Graham & Mary of Lewisburg, Union County and Jonathan Spyker & Elizabeth of same place to George Dice & Benjamin, tenants in common, of Wayne Twp., Lycoming County on 1 April 1837 of 113 acres, 107 perches for $126.00 lawful money of PA. Witnesses: Eli Stifer & Daniel Wetzel & James F. Linn, Union County as described: " Beginning at a white oak thence by land of Jacob Miller south 60 degrees west 196 perches to a black oak thence by Fry's land south 52 degrees east 88 perches to a maple thence by vacant land north 65 degrees east 235 perches to a post thence by other land of the said Graham & Spyker north 65 dergees west 125 perches to the place of beginning".

Part of tract by patent 8 Nov 1796 in Patent Book No 31 or 34, p86 to Henry Spyker who by assignment 21 Feb 1816 granted same to Alexander Graham & Jonathan Spyker.

Land: 11 Feb 1839

In the Deed Book 25AA, pages 92,93 of Lycoming County Penna is recorded the sale by William Montgomery & Mary of Wayne Twp., Lycoming County to Benjamin Deis, same residence on 11 Feb 1839 of 3 acres, 39 perches for $80.00 Lawful money of PA. Witnesses: Washington Dunn & James Dunn as described: "Parcel land lying west of the road which leads to Sugar Valley beginning at a white oak on Sugar Valley Road bearing S59 W 20 perches to a black oak tree thence S 44 1/2 E 2(7?) perches to a post thence N 53 E 16 perches to a post thence N 35 W 28 perches to the place of the beginning".

Land: 5 Nov 1842

In the Deed Book 33, pages F94,F95 of Clinton County, Penna is recorded the partition of land by George Deise & Mary to Benjamin Deise & Mary on 5 Nov 1842. Witnesses: M Sour,Jr & Adam Deise as described: "George & Benjamin stand seized in fee simple as tenants in common in a tract of land in Wayne Twp adjoining lands of Cornelius McKeague, Conrad Rahorn, Matthew Hands, & James McDonald containg 113 acres & 17 perches they've agreed to divide. George to have 56 acres, 103 perches. Benjamin to have 56 acres, 103 perches described herein. (continues)".

Dower released 7 nov 1842 vis S. Montgomery Quiggle, Esq., J.P.

More About BENJAMIN DEISE:

Burial: Union Cemetery, Wayne Twp., Clinton, PA3

Notes for MARY CONSER:

Union/Old Throne/Yeider Cem has d. 1 October 1853; age 45 yrs, 11mos, 13 day, w/o Benjamin.

More About MARY CONSER:

Burial: Union Cemetery, Clinton Co., PA

Notes for ROSANNA (GEBHART) STINE:

Strong possibility that name was Rosanna Stine Gebhart upon marriage to Quiggle.

 

v. JOSEPH B. DEISE3, b. 1809, Wayne Township, Penna3; d. 03 May 1890, Wayne Township, Penna3; m. SARAH C. QUIGGLE3, Abt. 18313; b. 28 October 1807, Wayne Township, Penna3; d. 02 April 1857, Wayne Township, Penna3.

Notes for JOSEPH B. DEISE:

1850 Census of Wayne Twp., Clinton county, PA p 216, f49. Land valued @ $3,000. J. B., 41; Sarah, 42; John Q., 18; James M., 16; George J., 13; Charlotte, 10; Juliett, 7; and Joseph, 2. All except Joseph in school.

Obituary stated John Quiggle Deis "was the brother of the late Hon. Omet Deise and James M. Deise, Esq., and that his sister Mrs Emma Houtz of Harrisburg survived him".

More About JOSEPH B. DEISE:

Occupation: Farmer3

Notes for SARAH C. QUIGGLE:

Interred Old Quiggle Cemetery, headstone has d 4.2.1857 19 yrs.? Says "wife of Joseph B."

More About SARAH C. QUIGGLE:

Burial: Quiggle Cemetery, Wayne Twp., Clinton, PA

vi. ELIZABETH DICE3, b. 28 June 1810, Wayne Township, Penna3; d. 10 March 1892, Wayne Township, Penna3; m. JESSE SHAFFER3; b. Abt. 1806, Wayne Township, Lycoming Co., PA3.

vii. JACOB DEISE3, b. 03 February 1812, Wayne Township, Penna3; d. 12 December 1893, Wayne Twp., Clinton, PA3; m. JANE POORMAN3, 03 May 1849, Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pa By Rev Irwin H. Torrance3; b. 03 April 1825, Wayne Township, Clinton, PA3; d. 26 March 1857, Wayne Twp, Clinton, PA3.

Notes for JACOB DEISE:

Headstone has Jacob Dice a 81.10.9 2-03-1812 - 12-12-1893.

Land 7 Nov 1842

In Deed Book D, page 248 of Clinton County, Penna is recorded the sale by George Deis & Mary of Wayne Twp to Jacob Deise & Adam Deis of the same place on 7 Nov 1842 for $2.00 Lawful money of U.S. 56 acres, 103 perches in Wayne Twp. Witnesses: ? Kunkle & M. Sour,Jr as described. "beginning at a gum tree thence by land of Benjamin Deis south 39 degrees east 54 perches to a white oak thence by land of the same south 18 degrees west 61 perches to a stone heap thence by land of James McDonald south 66 degrees west 70 perches to a maple thence north 5` degrees west 88 perches toa black thence by land of Cornelius McKegge north 61 degrees east 130 perches to the place of the beginning".

Being a part of the same premises Alexander Graham and Mary, his wife, & Jonathan Spyker & Elix., his wife, sold 1 April 1837 to said George Deis (party hereto)

Release of Dower - Same date - S. Montgomery Quigley, J.P.

 

More About JACOB DEISE:

Burial: Union Cemetery, Clinton Co., PA

Notes for JANE POORMAN:

Headstone has Jane Poorman Dice, a 31-11-13, w/o Jacob. 4-03-1825 - 3-26-1857

More About JANE POORMAN:

Burial: Union Cemetery, Clinton Co., PA

viii. ADAM DEISE3, b. 27 June 1814, Wayne Township, Penna3; d. 26 February 1888, Wayne Twp, Clinton County, Pa3; m. MARY JANE MCKEAGUE3, 02 March 1842, Wayne Township, Penna3; b. 22 October 1816, Ireland3; d. 10 October 1874, McElhattan, Clinton Co., [A3.

Notes for ADAM DEISE:

[Deice.FTW]

1850 Census of Wayne Twp., Clinton, PA P213, f13, has Adam DIECE, 36; Mary A., 34; Elizabeth, 8; Martha A., 7; George F., 5; and Sarah C., 4/12. Land valued @ 1,300. Mary born Ireland.

Family bible pages do not include Hannah H. Deise and J. Max Deise. Bible entries used surname spelled as "DICE"

Land 7 Nov 1842

In Deed Book D, page 248 of Clinton County, Penna is recorded the sale by George Deis & Mary of Wayne Twp to Jacob Deise & Adam Deis of the same place on 7 Nov 1842 for $2.00 Lawful money of U.S. 56 acres, 103 perches in Wayne Twp. Witnesses: ? Kunkle & M. Sour,Jr as described. "beginning at a gum tree thence by land of Benjamin Deis south 39 degrees east 54 perches to a white oak thence by land of the same south 18 degrees west 61 perches to a stone heap thence by land of James McDonald south 66 degrees west 70 perches to a maple thence north 5` degrees west 88 perches toa black thence by land of Cornelius McKegge north 61 degrees east 130 perches to the place of the beginning".

Being a part of the same premises Alexander Graham and Mary, his wife, & Jonathan Spyker & Elix., his wife, sold 1 April 1837 to said George Deis (party hereto)

Release of Dower - Same date - S. Montgomery Quigley, J.P.

 

More About ADAM DEISE:

Burial: Union Cemetery, Wayne Twp., Clinton, PA3

Occupation: Farmer3

More About MARY JANE MCKEAGUE:

Burial: Union Cemetery, Clinton Co., PA

ix. MARY DEISE3, b. Abt. 1816, Dunstable Twp., Lycoming Co., PA3; d. 18 February 1869, Green Twp., Clinton Co., PA - Fairview Cem., Loganton3; m. GEORGE GRAMLEY3, Abt. 18393; b. Abt. 1816, Dunnstable. Lycoming Co., PA3; d. 10 March 1870, Green Twp., Clinton Co., PA - Fairview Cem., Loganton3.

Notes for GEORGE GRAMLEY:

[Deice.FTW]

1850 census of Clinton County, PA: page 274, 58th residence, person count 7,8,9,10,11 gives husband, wife, and 3 children.

 

 

Endnotes

1. Deice.FTW, Date of Import: Jan 6, 2001.

2. J. H. Beers & Co. - Comm Bio of Central PA - Centre, Clintonm Union, Snyder, Page 668.

3. Deice.FTW, Date of Import: Jan 6, 2001.