Benjamin Smith Rhett

12 July 1825–3 May 1827 (Age 1)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Benjamin Smith

When Benjamin Smith Rhett was born on 12 July 1825, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Moore Rhett, was 30 and his mother, Caroline Barnwell, was 20. He died on 3 May 1827, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Moore Rhett
1794–1860
Caroline Barnwell
1805–1876
Mary Barnwell Rhett
1824–1876
Benjamin Smith Rhett
1825–1827
Colonel Thomas Smith Rhett
1827–1895
Eliz Barnwell Rhett
1828–1865
Edward Barnwell Rhett
1829–
Robert Barnwell Rhett
1832–1833
Albert Rhett Simonds Jr
1834–1911

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Mary Barnwell Rhett

    Female1824–1876Female

    Male1825–1827Male

    Colonel Thomas Smith Rhett

    Male1827–1895Male

    Eliz Barnwell Rhett

    Female1828–1865Female

    Edward Barnwell Rhett

    Male1829–Male

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch de Raedt, from Middle Dutch raet ‘advice’. This name occurs chiefly in SC.

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

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