James Rhea

Male25 April 1799–May 1853

Brief Life History of James

When James Rhea was born on 25 April 1799, in Bath, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Rhea, was 40 and his mother, Catharine Beiler, was 24. He married Elizabeth Callison on 8 May 1822, in Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died in May 1853, in Daviess, Missouri, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

James Rhea
Elizabeth Callison
Marriage: 8 May 1822
Mary Francis Rhea
Margaret Rhea
about 1827–
Robert Rhea
about 1829–1880
Susan E. Rhea
about 1834–
James Franklin Rhea
Davis H. Rhea
Elizabeth Ann Rhea
Catherine Rhea

Sources (20)

  • James Rhea, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Rhea, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Rhea - Published information: death: May 1853; Daviess, Missouri, United States

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 May 1822Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 1

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries 1803: Louisiana Purchase, United States 1812: Missouri Territory, United States 1821: Missouri, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 20

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (North Yorkshire): variant of Rea .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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