Joseph McIlwaine Rhea
Joseph McIlwaine Rhea, son of Matthew Rhea (1755-1816) and Jane Preston (1758- Nov.1800), married Catherine "Kitty" Myers in
1806. Catherine was the daughter of Charles and Annie Case Myers. They had eleven
Eliza Ann Rhea 1810-1811.
Emma Rhea b.2-26-1811 d.6-11-1887 married Pharoh Riley. They had one
- Jennet (Jane) Rhea (1808-1884) married Elkanah Wolford (b.8-29-1806
d.12-18-1842). Elkanah was the son of George Wolford and Catherine Smith. Both were born
and died in Sullivan Co., TN. They had five children.
Matthew Rhea 1815-1819.
Robert Charles Rhea 1817-1818.
Margaret Rhea b.12-9-1818 d.3-1-1895 married Joseph Hodge and they had
- Ann Myers Riley 1837-1879.
Samuel Myers Rhea b.10-18-1821 d.10-17-1840. He is interred in Weaver
Cemetery, Weaver Pike, Sullivan Co., TN.
Elizabeth Anderson Rhea 1824-1899.
Eleanor "Ellen" Fairman Rhea b.10-14-1828-xxxx married John
Millard 1829-xxxx and they had 5 children:
- Robert Bruce Hodge.
- J. Frank Hodge.
- Rhea Hodge.
- Ellen Hodge.
- Laura Hodge.
- Anderson Hodge 1850-1917.
Walter Preston Rhea b.3-12-1831 d.11-9-1897 married in 1858 Sarah
Jane Pyle b.9-30-1836 d.10-21-1915. Sarah was the dau. of George Pyle and Pricilla Ann
Snodgrass. Both were born in Sullivan Co., TN and died in Fulton Co., AR. Buried in Salem
Cemetery, Salem, AR. They had 10 children.
Edmund Rhea- 1834-died young
- Marshall Wallace Millard 1853-xxxx.
- Joseph Rhea Millard 1856-xxxx.
- Janet Rhea Millard 1862-xxxx.
- Nancy Margaret Millard 1866-xxxx.
- James Abia Millard 1871-xxxx.
See also RHEA FAMILY TREE
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