When Richard Tea Sr was born on 15 August 1765, in Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Richard TEA, was 34 and his mother, Ann Brockden, was 34. He married Hannah Boone in 1785, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 25 June 1846, in Exeter Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Lobachsville, Pike Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Yin, Bak, Boon, Chak, Heng, Him, Hing, Tong. Vietnamese Huy, Ngo, Nguon, Thy, Tien.
English (Gloucestershire): variant of Tee .
Cambodian: written ទៀ, of Chinese origin. It corresponds to a term of address for a father used by Chinese Cambodians, and also to Chinese 茶 ‘tea’.