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The Descendants of Rev. Joseph Rhea of Ireland

By: Edward F. Foley

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1996)

Seller ID: F0526

ISBN: 0788405268

Condition: 280 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1996), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 280 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The Rhea family in America is descended from Matthew Rhea of the Campbell Clan of Scotland. His grandson, the Rev. Joseph Rhea, emigrated from Ireland to America in the mid-eighteenth century. This book tracks nine generations of Rheas from Joseph to the present day, and identifies over 1,600 descendants and their nearly 800 spouses. Rev. Rhea settled in Maryland but later preached in Tennessee, where he bought land. After his untimely death in 1777, his family removed to eastern Tennessee. His descendants have now spread across Tennessee and to all corners of the United States. With an easy-t... View more info