James Rhea

25 April 1799–May 1853 (Age 54)
Bath, Virginia, United States

The Life 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
1799–1853
Elizabeth Callison
1801–1847
Marriage: 8 May 1822
Mary Francis Rhea
1825–1887
Margaret Rhea
1827–
Robert Rhea
1829–1880
Susan E. Rhea
1834–
James Franklin Rhea
1831–1914
Davis H. Rhea
1837–1892
Elizabeth A. Rhea
1842–1850
Catherine Rhea
1844–1860

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 May 1822
Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Mary Francis Rhea

    Female1825–1887Female

    Margaret Rhea

    Female1827–Female

    Robert Rhea

    Male1829–1880Male

    James Franklin Rhea

    Male1831–1914Male

    Susan E. Rhea

    Female1834–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1759–1834Male

    Catharine Beiler

    Female1774–1856Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1799–1853Male

    Nancy Rhea

    Female1801–1805Female

    Elizabeth Rhea

    Female1803–1805Female

    Female1806–1860Female

    Female1809–1869Female

+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.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 13

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
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: variant spelling of Rea .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Rhea, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Rhea, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • James Rhea, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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