Person:William Reagh (1)

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William Reagh
b.ABT 1687
d.1777
m. 27 APR 1687
  1. William ReaghABT 1687 - 1777
  2. Matthew Campbell Reagh, IIABT 1689 -
  3. Archibald ReaghBET 1690 AND 1692 - 1763
m. bef. 1710
  1. Mary Rheaabt 1710 -
  2. Archibald Rhea1720 - ABT 1794
  3. Elizabeth Rheabef 1729 -
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Name William Reagh
Alt Name William Rhea
Gender Male
Birth[1] ABT 1687
Marriage bef. 1710 to Elizabeth Unknown
Death[2] 1777


Wife of William Reagh (Rhea)

Some sources have mis-identifed the wife of this William Reagh (Rhea) as Elizabeth Clark, daughter of James B. Clark, but this is incorrect. The William Rhea that married James Clark was the nephew of this William Reagh.


Information on William Reagh (Rhea)

"From Notable Southern Families," Volume II compiled by Zella Armstrong:


II William Rhea, horn 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 Mc'Corkle, 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.
References
  1. Preston Genealogy Web Page, page of Fred Preston (e-mail: fpreston@@iamerica.net), Rhea Family Tree.
  2. Preston Genealogy Web Page, page of Fred Preston (e-mail: fpreston@@iamerica.net).