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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

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The Descendants of Matthew “The Rebel” Rhea of Scotland and Ireland

By: Edward Foley

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2000)

Seller ID: F1502

ISBN: 0788415026

Condition: 518 pages, 8.5x11, (2000), 2008, 8.5x11, paper, index, 518 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Many of the Rhea families in America are descended from Matthew Rhea of the Campbell Clan of Scotland. His descendants traveled to America at various times throughout the early and mid eighteenth century. His family settled in Virginia and East Tennessee and his descendants have now spread to all corners of the country. This text identifies over 4,100 direct descendants and their nearly 2,100 spouses through twelve generations. It builds on the great Rhea family histories of the early part of the twentieth century, adding new descendants, biographies, dates and descriptions of places significa... View more info

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The Prestons of Walnut Grove, Virginia

By: Edward Foley

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: F4013

ISBN: 0788440136

Condition: 420 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 420 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The Preston families were among the early eighteenth century settlers of southwest Virginia. The descendants of the Irish immigrants, John and Eleanor Fairman Preston, are known as the Walnut Grove Prestons, having lived on a plantation of that name in 1789. This book contains the names, dates and stories of the couple’s descendants and spouses, tracing the family’s influence on the opening of the frontier, and the eventual migration of their descendants to all corners of the United States and overseas again as well. The text identifies and follows 1,389 direct descendants and th... View more info