An American Family History

William Rhea

  also spelled Reagh  

William Rhea was born about 1705 in Ireland, He was the son of Matthew Rhea.

James Rhea,
Mary Rhea (married John Brown), and
Elizabeth Rhea (1725, married James McCorkle).






from Notable Southern Families, Volume 2 by Zella Armstrong and Janie Preston Collup French

William Rhea, [son of Matthew Rhea] born in Ireland, came early to America and settled in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He married a wife, name unknown, and had three children:
(1) James Rhea
(2) Mary Rhea, who married John Brown and lived near Wilmington, Delaware;
(3) Elizabeth Rhea, who married James McCorkle, and lived in Washington, D. C. They had several daughters and two sons:
(a) James McCorkle;
(b) William McCorkle, who lived in Pennsylvania and was editor of a newspaper.



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