William was born at Ireland in 1761. He was the son of WilliamBrice and JennieMcClure. He married ElizabethPhillips. William Brice Sr. left a will on 24 March 1843 at Fairfield Co., South Carolina; WILL: 92-312, Fairfield Co., South Carolina Written: 24 March 1843 To Daughter: Jennett To Sons: John Brice, William Brice and Robert Brice To Daughter: Jane Douglas To Son: James Brice Granddaughter: Elizabeth Douglas Executors: William Brice, son Heirs: William Brice, Jr. Robert Brice John Brice James C. Brice Jennett Brice Robert M. Stevenson and Elizabeth John Douglas and Jane. William died on 29 April 1849 at South Carolina. His body was interred in May 1849 at South Carolina at Jackson Creek Cemetery.